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Taken 17-Mar-14
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Keywords:Animal behavior, Animals, Birds, Black Oystercatcher, California, Haematopus bachmani, Half Moon Bay, Oystercatchers, PIllar Point, Places, Preening, United States
Photo Info

Dimensions1100 x 731
Original file size597 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken17-Mar-14 15:00
Date modified18-Mar-14 14:34
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D300
Focal length600 mm
Focal length (35mm)900 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/1250 at f/8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani), preening

Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani), preening

Preening is important for removing ectoparasites, maintaining feathers in good aerodynamic condition and waterproofing