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Hirundo rustica (Barn Swallow)

This shot was a complete fluke. Helen and I were in blind and saw the nest inside. I set up to take a shot of the nest (on a tripod with a timer no less) and just as the shot took we saw the bird fly in. We were both shocked.


Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Monday, July 17th, 2006 at 3:18 PM
Exposure: 1/30 sec at f5.6
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)
Region: North America, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific Name: species related to Hirundo rustica (Barn Swallow)
Tag: nest, bird, bird, Reifel Bird Sanctuary
Larger image: 1328 x 1999
Raw image: 2848 x 4288

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