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Bahia Ballena, Tambor, Guanacaste
Costa Rica


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 160 mm
Exposure 1/1250 s, f/4.5, ISO 100 
Image size 800 x 533 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Prachtfregattvogel Dutch  Amerikaanse Fregatvogel
Italian  Fregata magnifica Spanish  Rabihorcado Magnífico


Same photo as previous one but treated by the function "Shadows/Highlights" of Photoshop.


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Magnificent Frigatebird male
Fregata magnificens
Frégate superbe

Jean-Michel PAULUS