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American Bittern

Uploaded by: backwardguy

Wednesday August 14, 2013

Hermiston, OR (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Caught this one in a spring on a neighbor's property. Thanks to bobfromstl for the correct ID.

Image Description:

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 180.00

y-Resolution: 180.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Artist:

YCbCr Positioning: co-sited

Copyright: [None] (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/100 sec.

FNumber: f/8.0

ISO Speed Ratings: 100

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Compressed Bits per Pixel: 3.00

Shutter speed: 6.66 EV (APEX: 10, 1/100 sec.)

Aperture: 6.00 EV (f/8.0)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 5.41 EV (f/6.5)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 215.0 mm

User Comment:

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 2816

PixelYDimension: 2112

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 22540.98

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 22540.98

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

File Source: DSC

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Manual white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 1.95

Scene Capture Type: Standard

GPS tag version: 0x02, 0x03, 0x00, 0x00

InteroperabilityIndex: R98

InteroperabilityVersion: 0100

RelatedImageWidth: 2816

RelatedImageLength: 2112

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8. CythiaSue
6:20 AM GMT on September 02, 2013
Wow! beautiful photo, thanks for sharing.
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7. DesertNomad
1:03 AM GMT on September 01, 2013
Oh nice! I can only dream of getting a shot of one. Maybe someday...
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6. trailhiker44
6:44 PM GMT on August 25, 2013
Super capture !
What a beautiful bird with delicate coloring and markings and a golden gleaming peak !
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5. motorcyclenana
2:36 AM GMT on August 19, 2013
Beautiful shot! Wonderful composition and such a great background for this handsome bird
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4. YouKnowWho
2:55 AM GMT on August 16, 2013
Fabulous Bittern capture!
What a find!
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3. novembergale
1:16 AM GMT on August 16, 2013
Oooohhhh! Great shot of this Bittern! They are very very shy, I'm impressed!
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2. WeatherWise
6:25 PM GMT on August 14, 2013
Great capture of this heron!
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1. llpj04
5:39 PM GMT on August 14, 2013
You must have been pretty quiet to sneak up on this guy. 
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About backwardguy

backwardguy

My wife of 40 years and I live in Hermiston OR. on a 5 acre "farmette". I have been an elementary school teacher for the last 26 years. I enjoy the outdoors and animals and I'm an avid (not a good) golfer. My wife and I take our motorcycles on long trips and our destinations are almost always the beautiful National parks in Oregon, California, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Washington, Utah, and last summer we added Arizona to the list. Photography has long been an interest of mine and many of my photos are taken on our little farmette, and on our motorcycle trips.

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