Avarian Symphony

Patricia A. Coblentz level-deluxe 4/7/2013 4:05:52 AM

Lucky you to have found this...you're going to have a blast and create some amazing images, starting with this one! #1522799

William C. Raco level-deluxe 4/7/2013 5:06:56 AM

What a great scene and photo, Donna
Very cool! #10644085

Joy Rector level-deluxe 4/7/2013 5:07:27 AM

beautiful shot #10644087

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 4/7/2013 5:48:36 AM

They do have a little audience, don't they? That's quite a fun addition to a great capture. Animal migrations are a wonder! #10644161

Jill Odice level-deluxe 4/7/2013 1:26:10 PM

THat must have been quite a concert! We should check this out next time we come down to visit! #10644564

Ken Smith level-deluxe 4/7/2013 5:17:28 PM

That's a lot of birds...pretty cool locale, Donna. Nicely done!! #10644904

Julianne Bradford level-deluxe 4/7/2013 5:19:26 PM

Great one girlfriend!! Great info too! #10644907

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Description

The Batiquitos Lagoon is a coastal wetland and home to many plants, birds, and fish. The area is run by the California Department of Fish and Game as a nature reserve. The 610-acre lagoon is located 28 miles north of San Diego, north of Leucadia, at the southern edge of Carlsbad, and next to South Carlsbad State Beach.

The California Least Tern is a subspecies of Least Tern that breeds primarily in bays of the Pacific Ocean within a very limited range of Southern California. The California Least Tern arrives at its breeding grounds in April. Courtship typically takes place removed from the nesting colony site, usually on an exposed tidal flat or beach. These birds were very vocal and active yesterday. In the background, several California Brown Pelicans and seagulls, look on.

RAW / Handheld / Aperture Priority / +2/3 EC
Canon EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens
F 9 @ 1/2500 ISO 1250

Carlsbad, California
April 6, 2013

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.67, ExposureTime: 1/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 4/7/2013 2:53:20 AM


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