A Big Year - Birds 2022

Challenge #55 in the A Big Year series. Hosted by OSP2017.
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Capture and display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2022. Please respect the birds and their environment; a good guide to ethical bird photography can be found here: https://www.audubon.org/get-outside/audubons-guide-ethical-bird-photography
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The annual spring ritual on the lek is in full swing. The males have invisible boundaries, and defend their turf from all comers.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 6th April, 2022 17:00 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 6th April, 2022
Focal length: 600 mm
Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 500
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