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Gallinule Hunting in the Mangroves

I loved this primeval looking mangrove tree located in a major wildlife concentration area of the Everglades, so I kept an eye on it in the event a wading bird used it. This brilliantly colored Purple Gallinule was a perfect subject.

TAGS: Everglades National Park, Florida, Mangrove, Purple, United States

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Bass Harbor, Maine, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© George Sanker.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2013
Total Views: 26
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2014, 3:43 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D7000
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Everglades National Park, Florida, United States of America