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Photo Info

Dimensions2312 x 2312
Original file size3.61 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken24-Jan-10 10:52
Date modified30-Jan-10 15:22
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D200
Focal length300 mm
Focal length (35mm)450 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/1000 at f/5
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Wandering Albatross 5282

Wandering Albatross 5282

A Wandering Albatross, subspecies Gibsons Albatross (Diomedea gibsoni). This closeup shows a female with her mating plumage (they are called ear coverts). THe world population of these birds is about 11000, breeding on the sub-antarctic islands south of NZ (Antipodes Is, Auckland Is).