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Halcyon smyrnensis (White-throated Kingfisher)

These birds live life on fast forward so I was surprised I saw this bird at all.


Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Monday, December 4th, 2006 at 2:05 PM
Exposure: 1/400 sec at f4.5
ISO: 200 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 12% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 851mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: Asia, South Asia
Scientific Name: species related to Halcyon smyrnensis (White-throated Kingfisher)
Tag: bird, India, safari
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 1508 x 1005

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