Taken 6-Jul-12
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Canada, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Northern Gannet, difficult takeoff, gannet.
Photo Info

Dimensions3076 x 1694
Original file size1.54 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken6-Jul-12 13:05
Date modified6-Jul-12 13:05
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D4
Focal length300 mm
Focal length (35mm)300 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/8000 at f/6.3
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 1000
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Canada, "Gulf of St. Lawrence", "Northern Gannet", gannet. "difficult takeoff",

Looong Runway

Having successfully caught and consumed a large fish, this northern gannet is above the weight at which he is licensed to fly. His frantic take-off run exceeded 150 meters. With a wingspan of more than 2 meters, this beautiful and efficient fisherman will live at sea, coming to land with his mate for nesting.