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Red-breasted Goose

Uploaded by: novembergale

Sunday August 26, 2012

Delevan, NY (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: This is an endangered Red-breasted Goose which originates from Siberia. They have been hunted to near extinction and are considered to be one of the most beautiful geese in the world. This photo was taken at the Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary in Delvan, New York which is the largest waterfowl sanctuary in the United States.

Photometric Interpretation: RGB

Manufacturer: NIKON

Model: COOLPIX P510

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: QuickTime 7.6.6

Exposure Time: 1/500 sec.

FNumber: f/4.9

Exposure Program: Normal program

ISO Speed Ratings: 100

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.2

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.20 EV (f/3.0)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 98.1 mm

PixelXDimension: 4608

PixelYDimension: 3456

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4. Feather3
3:02 AM GMT on August 27, 2012
nice to read :) Thanks, Gale :)
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3. novembergale
1:34 AM GMT on August 27, 2012
Yes, they do. They have seven acres of covered area where they can fly. I guess that's not much when you consider that some of these migratory birds fly thousands of miles each year, but they can exercise their wings. The place was extremely clean and the birds seem very happy and well cared for.
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2. Feather3
1:24 AM GMT on August 27, 2012
Do they get to fly much at this sanctuary?
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1. catilac
11:35 PM GMT on August 26, 2012
Such a beautiful bird! Great shot and thanks for the info!
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