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Uploaded 26-Apr-15
Taken 24-Apr-15

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Keywords:Louisiana, birds, nest, snowy egret
Photo Info

Dimensions1992 x 2988
Original file size3.06 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken24-Apr-15 09:40
Date modified26-Apr-15 17:35
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D X
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/500 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modePattern
Snowy Egret Nest Display

Snowy Egret Nest Display

These birds periodically get up and stretch before returning to the eggs, and they often display as they settle down. Shot in light fog under cloudy skies just after dawn in a small pond rookery near Delcambre, Louisiana.