Birds in nature

Challenge #19 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Bee Eater in the mangroves
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Was trying my 200-400 lens for the first time walking around some mangroves at East Point in Darwin NT Australia. This guy let me get pretty close just inching towards him.
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Submitted: Friday, 28th May, 2010 00:16 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 10th November, 2007
Focal length: 400 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 200
Notes: Monopod used.
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