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Bucephala islandica (Barrow's goldeneye)

This is my first Barrow's Goldeneye. I'm impressed by how much larger the head is on the left male than the right male - I assume it's all feathers and they can puff them up.


Age: Mature
Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Saturday, January 24th, 2015 at 3:28 PM
Exposure: 1/250 sec at f2.8
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
Gender: Male, Female
ISO: 400 asa
Lens: 400mm f2.8G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR
With cropping (you see 49% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 566mm lens on a 35mm camera
Plumage: Breeding
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Bucephala islandica (Barrow's goldeneye)
Larger image: 2000 x 667
Raw image: 7360 x 2453

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