Birds in nature

Challenge #19 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Your best bird shots....but they need to be in nature....no caged birds or from a zoo!
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Fairy Penguin
by Crooty
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Fairy Penguin on Wharariki Beach, top North of the South Island, New Zealand. It came out of the water followed by a big fur seal and Mat and I though the latter wanted to eat the former! So we walked in between them to prevent this horrible scene from happening in front of our eyes. Turned out the seal wasn't interested in the penguin at all (I guess fur seal don't even eat penguins at all, or do they?), but seeing that the penguin didn't seem too afraid of us, we managed to approach quite clo
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Submitted: Friday, 28th May, 2010 18:21 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 18th January, 2008
Focal length: 7.4 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 100
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