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Pied Stilt

Pied Stilt
Photographed byGeoffrey Dennis on Sun 18th Feb, 2018 and uploaded on same date.
Resolution1400x989
Viewed180
ID29530
CommentI watched with interest as this stilt caught a fish and took quite a few minutes before it eventually managed to swallow it. This images is a good illustration of nature at work at the beach.
EquipmentCamera Canon EOS 5d Mk III
Lens Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM telephoto lens
F-stop f/4
Exposure time 1/4000 sec
ISO 400
Exposure Bias 0 Step
Focal length 400mm
Metering mode Pattern
Exposure Program Aperture Priority
White Balance Auto
Support Hand held
LocationNudgee Creek, Brisbane (Queensland)
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Keywordswith prey, adult
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