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Satin Bowerbird

Satin Bowerbird
Photographed by:Glenn Pure on Tue 9th Feb, 2016 and uploaded on Fri 22nd Sep, 2017 .
Resolution:1278x1050
Viewed:80
ID:27485
Comment:Mint anyone?

Satin Bowerbirds love blue (and yellow too) and aren't fussy as long as the colour is right. While they mightn't be thought of as 'City Slickers', some do live in suburbia and they do take advantage of our cities and urban areas to collect their favourite blue things. This young male has found a discarded mint wrapper and is using it to good purpose while practicing his bower dance a few metres behind my back fence in suburbia.
Equipment:Canon 700D with EF 100-400mm Mark 1, handheld at 400mm
1/50 sec, f8, ISO 400.
Initially processed in Canon DPP 4 to crop, adjust exposure and lighting and perform noise reduction. A 16 bit TIFF file was created from the RAW DPP image and finished in PSE (Adobe Photoshop Elements v9) where further noise reduction was applied to the main subject using Neat Image plugin for PSE. The background was noise reduced and the main subject sharpened after resizing for upload.
Location:Kambah (Australian Capital Territory)
Keywords:male, immature, display
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