A big year - birds 2020

Challenge #146 in the A Big Year series. Hosted by gidgetto.
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Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2020. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
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Australasian Crested Grebe on nest with chick - DPR - Birds
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It was an absolute privilege to spend 5 days watching the parent grebes tend to their nest and eggs then, after the first egg hatched, to observe them as parents. Ohau Canal, New Zealand
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Submitted: Friday, 3rd July, 2020 05:53 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 20th February, 2020
Focal length: 400 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F16
ISO: 800
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