Taken 27-Feb-14
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:Andean Gull, Andes, Andes Gull, Ecuador, Gull, South America, bird, glide, gliding, high altitude, high altitude bird, soar, soaring, volcano
Photo Info

Dimensions1024 x 760
Original file size128 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken28-Feb-14 02:35
Date modified28-Feb-14 02:35
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D4
Focal length200 mm
Focal length (35mm)200 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/8000 at f/2.8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 360
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Gull, "Andean Gull", "Andes Gull", "high altitude", bird, "high altitude bird", Andes, volcano, Ecuador,

Andean (Andes) Gull

This gull is unusual in that it lives and breeds at very high altitude, often as high as 13,000 feet. I photographed this bird at 12,800 feet in northern Ecuador.

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