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Dimensions2000 x 1334
Original file size1.41 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken19-Feb-12 11:49
Date modified1-Mar-12 20:35
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/1000 at f/7.1
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Hooded Merganser

Hooded Merganser

Lophodytes cucullatus

Allendale, New Jersey

A small fish-eating duck of wooded ponds nests in holes in trees. It is frequently seen on shallow waters. Female Hooded Merganser has a brownish body, head with bushy rufous crest. Small white patch on chin. Breast and neck slaty. Tail brownish. Wings blackish brown. Small white patch at base of wings. Eyes brownish buff.