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Dusky Moorhen feeding the young


Dusky Moorhen feeding the young

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These are unusual birds in that the chicks have the distinct colouring of the bill but immature birds lose this, and then regain in adulthood.

Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Gallinula
Species: tenebrosa






Technical details
Konica_Minolta Dynax 5D
Focal length (35mm equiv) : 450mm
Apeture : F5.6
Shutter speed : 1/500
ISO : 800
File size (original) : 5.2 MB
Date : Jan 2006

FURTHER IMAGES

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Technical details
Konica_Minolta Dynax 5D
Focal length (35mm equiv) : 450mm
Apeture : F5.6
Shutter speed : 1/250
ISO : 400
File size (original) : 4.5 MB
Date : Jul 2006