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During the winter this lone Emperor penguin appeared and sat around for a few days to rest before disappearing out to sea again. It looked like a young penguin as its colours weren't very well developed yet. Location: Rothera Point, Adelaide Island, Antarctica.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 80-400mm VR f/4.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 May 2011 - 2:27 PM
Focal Length:360mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.5
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Return detected
White Balance:Auto
Title:Young Emperor penguin
Username:RodStrachan RodStrachan
Uploaded:10 Oct 2012 - 8:27 PM
Tags:Antarctica, Bird, Emperor, Penguin, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:20
Voters:mungoray · WindowonWildlife · NaturesHaven · marktc · JohnoP · xleex · elainebaker · abeeror2 · luckybry · rontear · M_squared · MandsH · sigalpetersen · RonnieAG · Ian-Jones · AnnChown · annettep38 · argilla · jennialexander · Chubby ·
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marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 8:54 PM

Amazing detail... Top shot

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JohnoP
JohnoP  9
10 Oct 2012 - 8:59 PM

Such great detail! John

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elainebaker
10 Oct 2012 - 9:59 PM

Cheeky face. Well captured. Elaine

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2012 - 10:54 PM

Antarctic survivor, a beauty Rod.
Ron.

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 - 11:37 PM

Fantastic portrait.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2012 - 10:56 AM

Great portrait shot, Rod.......he looks delighted at your attention.
Ronnie.

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Chubby
Chubby  6
15 Jan 2013 - 4:46 PM

I love this one, like the colour on it's beak. But then i love all of them !!!
marie.

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