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Platalea minor (Black-faced Spoonbill)

Everybody is excited about this bird because there is only a few thousand of them left in the world and only a few hundred come to Hong Kong. There was a flock of about 30 of them in a larger pond and a few individuals wading.


Altitude: 6m (19 feet)
Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at 4:02 PM
Exposure: 1/500 sec at f5.0
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
ISO: 160 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor
With cropping (you see 8% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 678mm lens on a 35mm camera
Location:
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Region: Asia, East Asia
Scientific Name: species related to Platalea minor (Black-faced Spoonbill)
Tag: bird, Hong Kong, Mai Po Nature Reserve
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 2172 x 1448

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