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Helmeted Guineafowl

Image # 1D2_06490

Maquenque Wildlife Refuge


Canon 600L/f4 IS

ISO 800, f/4, 1/400 second

Manual Exposure

Gitzo 1329/Arca Swiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick

These large birds are not native to Costa Rica, but we still enjoyed seeing a pair of these strolling around the grounds.  This was taken from the breakfast area at our Lodge.  This might be the 'Helmeted' species, or a 'Domesticated' version.