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Uploaded 21-Apr-16
Taken 15-Apr-16

5 of 17 photos
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Keywords:birds, common nighthawk, florida, st george island
Photo Info

Dimensions4626 x 3084
Original file size2.59 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken15-Apr-16 10:07
Date modified21-Apr-16 10:34
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D X
Focal length1000 mm
Max lens aperturef/8
Exposure1/100 at f/11
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+2/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modePattern
Common Nighthawk

Common Nighthawk

I almost overlooked this sleeping nighthawk while looking for warblers on St. George Island, Florida. The bird's camouflage is so effective you'd think they were part of the branch unless you look carefully.