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Gavia immer (Common Loon)

This was my challenge bird for this trip. I know - not a hard challenge. We saw them in lots of road side ponds, but when we got to campgrounds the loons were always on the other side of the lake. At Ten Mile Lake the loons got close enough shore that I could take a photo.


Age: Mature
Camera: Nikon D850
Date: Saturday, July 18th, 2020 at 6:06 AM
Exposure: 1/640 sec at f6.3
Exposure Compensation: 839 ev
ISO: 200 asa
Lens: 400mm f2.8G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR + TC-20E III
With cropping (you see 21% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 1731mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Gavia immer (Common Loon)
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 3815 x 2543

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