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Fulica americana (American Coot)

I had really nice light - just lousy composition (the feet are somewhat important here). This bird is easy to identify - the non-webbed feet (and black colour and red eyes) make it stand out from other ducks.

Age: Mature
Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Exposure: 1/250 sec at f5.6
Exposure Compensation: 734 ev
ISO: 320 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Fulica americana (American Coot)
Tag: Reifel Bird Sanctuary
Larger image: 2000 x 1328
Raw image: 4288 x 2848

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