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Red Crested Pochard (Netta rufina)

An amazingly coloured bird spotted in London that is not as easy to photograph as you might think.
The red cresting can cause the old AF a bit of an issue so time to select a focus point that locks onto the bill.

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Filename:Picsfor Web - 00031.jpg
Album name: / Animals & Wildlife
Rating (2 votes):9999999999
Keywords:Bird, / Red, / Crested, / Pochard, / Water, / Reflection, / Feathers
Camera:Canon 5D MkII
Lens:70-200 f4 L IS USM
Photo Location:yes
Filesize:102 KiB
Date added:Nov 18, 2009
Dimensions:915 x 600 pixels
Displayed:23 times
Exposure Mode:0
Exposure Program:Shutter Priority
Exposure Time:1/320 sec
FNumber:f/5
Flash:No Flash
Focal length:200 mm
ISO:800
Make:Canon
Metering Mode:Pattern
Model:Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Resolution Unit:Inch
Scene Capture Mode:0
Y Resolution:72 dots per ResolutionUnit
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Beryl   [Nov 18, 2009 at 09:40 AM]
Beautiful little duck. Excellent capture Very Happy
picsfor   [Nov 18, 2009 at 02:32 PM]
Thanks Beryl - a real intro the problems of shooting birds. A new appreciation for those of you who do so regularly
Oldboy   [Nov 18, 2009 at 03:10 PM]
Cracking shot and details. Very Happy

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