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Zitting cisticola in sunflower field in Andalusia

One of the tiniest but also noisiest birds of Andalusia. Typical for the low and hot regions of the south west. The male builds an initial nest structure and then to impress the females, it displays a zigzagging flight accompanied by noisy regular "zitting" calls. If the female accepts the male, she will complete the nest.

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© Gulielmus Rutten.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2018
Total Views: 35
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2018, 4:07 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal Length: 255mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO1000
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PHOTO LOCATION Jerez de la Frontera, Spain