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Uploaded 21-May-13
Taken 17-May-13


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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:animals, birds, cattle egret, louisiana
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Dimensions1500 x 1000
Original file size691 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken18-May-13 06:52
Date modified19-May-13 13:07
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/400 at f/11
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modePattern
Cattle Egret Courtship 1

Cattle Egret Courtship 1

First in a sequence of four. These two cattle egrets went through a long and very expressive series of cuddling displays in which they wrapped their necks around each other, vocalized and partially buried their beaks in each others feathers. Next image here: http:/​/​bit.​ly/​12SGTb2