Birds, Birds, Birds!

Challenge #151 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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For all of you bird-watchers, here's your opportunity to showcase your flying and feathered beauties. Your entry can show one bird or flocks of them, large birds or tiny ones, sitting on branches, in nests, swimming or flying. Please, no caged or domestic birds which have lost their freedom. And no human females, even if they look like an old turkey or a cute young chick... :-) Macro and close-ups welcome. Size: 1,600px on the longer side of your entry. As this will be a popular challenge, please don't ruffle my feathers. Ensure the size of your entry is correct before entering, and the other rules are met. Disqualified entrants will not be invited to resubmit.
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Nazca Booby Portrait
by Jonas T
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Ecuador. Galapagos Islands. Genovesa Island. El Barranco: Plenty of nesting birds, among them this comical looking Nazca Booby staring straight into my camera.
Submitted: Saturday, 16th May, 2015 14:13 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 18th December, 2012
Focal length: 300 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 250
Views: 3980
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