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Progne subis (Purple Martin)

I was surprised how willing these birds were to just sit here and hang out. There was a bit of chasing females, but basically everyone was just hanging out.


Age: Mature
Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Saturday, May 16th, 2009 at 7:01 AM
Exposure: 1/40 sec at f5.6
Gender: Female, Male
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 31% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 534mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: North America, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific Name: species related to Progne subis (Purple Martin)
Tag: nest box, piling, bird
Larger image: 1334 x 2000
Raw image: 1603 x 2404

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