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A magnificent frigatebird preens, its display sac inflated.

At the nesting colony on North Seymour Island in the Galapagos, several male magnificent frigatebirds were displaying, but this one seemed more interesting in preening despite his proudly inflated gular sac. He devoted meticulous attention to his iridescent feathers.

TAGS: Ecuador

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© Ollie Levy.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 17, 2017, 7:38 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3400
Focal Length: 280mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO3200
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PHOTO LOCATION North Seymour Island, Ecuador