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Uploaded 23-May-11
Taken 22-May-11

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Keywords:Sorrento, birds, black necked stilt, nest
Photo Info

Dimensions1440 x 960
Original file size545 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken22-May-11 08:56
Date modified23-May-11 18:39
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/500 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Black Necked Stilt Nest

Black Necked Stilt Nest

The mating birds I photographed were maintaining this nest. They took turns sitting on at least one egg, which they turned carefully and often. Here the female is sitting on the nest. Photographed in Maurepas Swamp, Louisiana.