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Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
25-MAR-2012 Dick Keely

Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)

Tybee Island, Savannah, GA

The Black Skimmer is a tern-like seabird, one of three very similar birds species in the skimmer family. It breeds in North and South America. Northern populations winter in the warmer waters of the Caribbean and the tropical and subtropical Pacific coasts. Reference Wikipedia.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II ,Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 L IS USM
1/640s f/9.0 at 300.0mm iso400 hide exif
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Date/Time25-Mar-2012 12:21:33
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length300 mm
Exposure Time1/640 sec
Aperturef/9
ISO Equivalent400
Exposure Bias
White Balance
Metering Modematrix (5)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programshutter priority (2)
Focus Distance21.1 m

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Antonio Ruggiero27-Apr-2012 21:10
Ottima Photo.....Bravo....V
larose forest photos09-Apr-2012 19:51
Stunning shot to catch them all like this. Very, very nice. V
burtmann09-Apr-2012 16:05
Excellent work. I live these colorful birds. v
parallaxes09-Apr-2012 14:07
Great, wonderfully plastic :^)
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