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Nutmeg Mannikin in Fountain Grass at Lake Murray

Several Nutmeg Mannikins (formally Scaly-Breasted Munia) were flitting in and out of the grasses, eating seeds. The colors and textures and the half-hidden bird just begged for photographs!

TAGS: Bird, California

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San Diego, California, United States of America
Member since 2019
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© Beth Swersie.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2019
Total Views: 12
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: May 6, 2019, 12:13 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON
Camera Model: COOLPIX P600
Focal Length: 59.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f6.9
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION La Mesa, California, United States of America