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Frigate preening during mating season

Frigate birds can be found all over the Galapagos islands and during mating season males blow up their large red pouch to impress the ladies. This one had to make his way around the pouch to satisfy a preening need, revealing an iridescent spray of feathers.

TAGS: Ecuador

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Depoe Bay, Oregon, United States of America
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© Dennis White.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2017
Total Views: 29
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D610
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO250
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PHOTO LOCATION Galapagos Islands, Ecuador