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A Monal is taking view of Silk Route

Any decent shot of a magnificent bird like Monal (male in particular) would be attractive but my idea was to capture this beauty in its habitat against the backdrop of the famous zig-zag road of East Sikkim. Having failed for 3 consecutive days, finally got the bird at desired location and made this image. It was quite early morning, also a bit cloudy, hence light was not favourable.

TAGS: Habitat, India, Wild

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Singur, India
Member since 2016
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© Sumanta Basu.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2019
Total Views: 27
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2019, 2:47 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 420mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO1250
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