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A pea hen guards her nest

I was visiting the Detroit Zoo, where they have a natural area that is not so much a part of the exhibit as it is just protected land in the park. This pea hen had made her nest there and was watching over several chicks.

TAGS: Bird, Detroit, Michigan, Nature

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Fenton, Michigan, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Julie Guenther.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
Total Views: 35
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: June 6, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 150mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO320
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