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Comb-crested Jacana

Comb-crested Jacana
Photographed byBill Harding on Sun 13th Aug, 2017 and uploaded on Mon 4th Jun, 2018 .
Resolution1400x787
Viewed91
ID30783
CommentOne of the disadvantages of a prime lens is the inability to zoom out and fit the whole bird in the frame when they come so close to you – but one of the advantages in that scenario is the level of detail captured. This beautiful Comb-crested Jacana came right up to the edge of the bird hide at Marlgu Billabong. The lack of a breast-band and a rudimentary comb indicate this is a juvenile.
EquipmentCanon 7D Mark II with Canon 600mm f4/L USM non IS lens at 600mm, 1/1600 sec, f6.3, ISO 320 on tripod.
LocationMarlgu Billabong (Western Australia)
Keywordsjuvenile
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