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Progne subis (Purple Martin)

Purple Martin Couple. The male is darker/purple, the female is more drab/brown.

Age: Mature
Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Saturday, May 16th, 2009 at 7:06 AM
Exposure: 1/30 sec at f3.2
Gender: Male, Female
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 155mm
(equivalent field of view of a 232.5mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 29% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 427mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Progne subis (Purple Martin)
Tag: bird, nest box, piling
Larger image: 1333 x 1999
Raw image: 1552 x 2328

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