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Uploaded 23-May-11
Taken 21-May-11

11 of 24 photos
Categories & Keywords

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Keywords:Sorrento, birds, common moorhen, hatchling, juvenile
Photo Info

Dimensions1440 x 960
Original file size491 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken22-May-11 07:54
Date modified23-May-11 18:06
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/400 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+1 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modePattern
Moorhen Chick

Moorhen Chick

Not long out of the nest, this bird displays the huge feet and stubby wings typical at that stage. They're out of the nest and foraging soon after hatching, but flight maturity takes more time. Photographed in Maurepas Swamp, Louisiana.