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IMG_0059-800x600.jpg
10-MAY-2006

IMG_0059-800x600.jpg

Plain-throated Sunbird
(Male)

Scientific name - Anthreptes malacensis

Habitat - Coconut groves, mangroves, second growth near coast and forest.

[20D + 500 f4 L IS + Canon 1.4x TC, on tripod]

Canon EOS 20D
1/80s f/5.6 at 700.0mm iso800 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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romy ocon29-Nov-2006 07:40
Philippine male sunbirds are mostly very colorful, and this one is no exception. Fine feather detail even at ISO 800 and a slow shutter speed of 1/80 sec pushed this capture towards its spot.
Guest 12-May-2006 22:59
wonderful photo.