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Magnificent Frigatebird

Image # 1D2_03245

North Seymour Island


Canon 100-400L/f4.5-5.6 IS at 170 mm

ISO 400, f/8, 1/1600 second

Manual Metering



This was shot around the same time as the image showing a male with the inflated throat sac, when there was considerable breeding and nesting activity. You can see this individual was carrying a branch to be used in nest-building.