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European Herring Gull
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John
Habitat
Breeds mainly along rocky coastlines on cliffs, stacks and islands, in some areas on buildings or on flatter areas of shore and in others at inland lakes. Mainly coastal when not breeding but increasingly in urban areas and on farmland. Abundant at refuse-tips and around fishing harbours (Opus)
Location
London, UK (taken from window of 3rd floor flat)
Date taken
5 February 2023
Scientific name
Larus argentatus argenteus
Equipment used
Canon EOS 7D Mk II, Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/2500th sec, f/5.6, ISO 400, exposure bias -⅔ EV
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Wow, love your timing and a fabulous aerial pose. Excellent stop-action, focus, lighting, detail, and setting. TFS John!
 
wonderful action shot, perfectly timed, John. The lighting is superb, love the way it makes those toe-webs look almost transparent, a real topper, many tfs!!
 
A brilliantly lit and focused action shot, John.
 

Media information

Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
Jonno52
Date added
View count
175
Comment count
8

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Aperture
ƒ/5.6
Focal length
400.0 mm
Exposure time
1/2500 second(s)
ISO
400
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
Herring Gull 443A7615 high BF.jpg
File size
271.9 KB
Date taken
Sun, 05 February 2023 2:41 PM
Dimensions
1441px x 991px

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