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02-JUN-2006 Jim Fenton

233 _JFF758 Least Terns Mating ~ Are You Finished Yet?

Sandy Point State Beach, Plum Island, Massachusetts

The females expression said it all :)

Nikon D2x ,Nikon 500 AFSII
1/1250s f/10.0 at 850.0mm iso400 hide exif
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Date/Time02-Jun-2006 17:31:28
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length850 mm
Exposure Time1/1250 sec
ISO Equivalent400
Exposure Bias-1 1/3
White Balance
Metering Modematrix (5)
JPEG Quality (6)
Exposure Programaperture priority (3)
Focus Distance

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jeff ofermann 15-Jun-2006 00:58
This shot is so great!! It is so painterly, and reminds me very much of an Audubon watercolor the way the female is gazing up an to the left, and with the wings of the male spread. Just gorgeous.