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Uploaded 31-Dec-13
Taken 30-Dec-13


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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:Icterus galbula, baltimore oriole, baton rouge, birds, louisiana, yard birds
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Dimensions3003 x 2002
Original file size8.33 MB
Image typeTIFF
Color spaceProPhoto RGB
Date taken30-Dec-13 16:23
Date modified31-Dec-13 07:46
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D X
Focal length500 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/80 at f/6.3
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+1 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 1600
Metering modePattern
Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

This oriole - Icterus galbula (female, I think) appeared at my feeders yesterday, only the second time I've seen this species here in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This one seemed to know how to tip a hummingbird feeder to sip the sugar water, and (s)he did so repeatedly as I watched through my kitchen window just a few feet away. Interesting to note that the bird I saw last year appeared on 12/26/12 and this one showed up 12/30/13.