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Butorides striata (Striated heron)

At first I thought this was a black capped night heron but when I reviewed the books, the eye colour was wrong. This bird was in the enclosure for flamingos - I suspect it eats things the flamingos will not.


Altitude: 154m (505 feet)
Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 at 1:34 PM
Exposure: 1/80 sec at f2.8
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
ISO: 400 asa
Lens: 400mm f2.8G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR
With cropping (you see 55% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 539mm lens on a 35mm camera
Location:
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Region: Asia, East Asia
Scientific Name: species related to Butorides striata (Striated heron)
Larger image: 1999 x 1333
Raw image: 5464 x 3643

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