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Asian Glossy Starlings in La Union

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I managed to get close to some AG Starlings feasting on a ripe guayabano fruit (soursop) at my mother's backyard in La Union.
Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis, sub-adult)

Habitat - Lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities. 

Shooting info - Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, August 20, 2012, Canon 7D + 400 2.8 IS + Canon 2x TC II, 
800 mm, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/320 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light, uncropped full frame.
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Asian Glossy Starling (Aplonis panayensis, sub-adult)

Habitat - Lowlands from second growth to downtown in cities.

Shooting info - Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, August 20, 2012, Canon 7D + 400 2.8 IS + Canon 2x TC II,
800 mm, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/320 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light, uncropped full frame.

Red-keeled Flowerpecker (Dicaeum australe, a Philippine endemic) 

Habitat - Canopy of forest, edge and flowering trees. 

Shooting info - Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, August 20, 2012, Canon 7D + 400 2.8 IS + Canon 2x TC II, 
800 mm, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/320 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light, uncropped full frame, pushed 0.70 stop in RAW conversion.
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Red-keeled Flowerpecker (Dicaeum australe, a Philippine endemic)

Habitat - Canopy of forest, edge and flowering trees.

Shooting info - Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, August 20, 2012, Canon 7D + 400 2.8 IS + Canon 2x TC II,
800 mm, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/320 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light, uncropped full frame, pushed 0.70 stop in RAW conversion.

Lowland White-eye (Zosterops meyeni, a near Philippine endemic) 

Habitat - Second growth, scrub and gardens. 

Shooting info - Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, August 20, 2012, Canon 7D + 400 2.8 IS + Canon 2x TC II, 
800 mm, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/320 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light, near full frame.
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Lowland White-eye (Zosterops meyeni, a near Philippine endemic)

Habitat - Second growth, scrub and gardens.

Shooting info - Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, August 20, 2012, Canon 7D + 400 2.8 IS + Canon 2x TC II,
800 mm, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/320 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light, near full frame.

Red-keeled Flowerpecker (Dicaeum australe, a Philippine endemic) 

Habitat - Canopy of forest, edge and flowering trees.  

Shooting info - Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, August 20, 2012, Canon 7D + 400 2.8 IS + Canon 2x TC II, 
800 mm, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/320 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light, near full frame.
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Red-keeled Flowerpecker (Dicaeum australe, a Philippine endemic)

Habitat - Canopy of forest, edge and flowering trees.

Shooting info - Bacnotan, La Union, Philippines, August 20, 2012, Canon 7D + 400 2.8 IS + Canon 2x TC II,
800 mm, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/320 sec, 475B/516 support, manual exposure in available light, near full frame.