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Uploaded 28-May-12
Taken 28-May-12


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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:Sorrento, birds, cattle egret
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Dimensions1440 x 960
Original file size496 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken28-May-12 08:32
Date modified28-May-12 14:52
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/250 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Cattle Egret on Nest

Cattle Egret on Nest

Like many other nesting birds, this cattle egret seems to rearrange her nest material constantly. When the young ones hatch, they learn a skill they'll need as adults by copying her behavior long before they're old enough to fly.