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_MG_1425 Male and Female
12-FEB-2010

_MG_1425 Male and Female

First time I've caught a male and female in the same image. The female, without the red stripes on either side of the base of the beak, is on the right. The male, unfortunately, is hidden - but it WAS a male!

This image is heavily cropped. I chose the 17-55 because of the distance between the subjects.


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Canon EOS 40D ,Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM
1/640s f/6.3 at 55.0mm iso1600 full exif

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Janet Forjan-Freedman03-Oct-2010 15:07
Wow! How exciting to have this pair visit your backyard! Wonderful capture and a joy to see!
Ann12-Feb-2010 18:56
How cool - and exciting to get this great capture! WTG Isabel!