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Streptopelia decaocto (Eurasian Collared Dove)

There are a lot of pigeons in Vancouver - mostly rock doves. This species (which is also an introduced species) I haven't seen in the city. The bird was actually quite skittish - he would readily fly up into the trees when people came by.


Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 2:51 PM
Exposure: 1/30 sec at f5.0
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor
With cropping (you see 16% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 489mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Streptopelia decaocto (Eurasian Collared Dove)
Tag: Richmond Nature Park
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 3006 x 2004

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