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Taken 8-Jan-10
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:British Overseas Territory, Falkland Islands, Gypsy Cove, Magellanic penguin, island, land mine, mine, nature reserve, penguin, sand, swimming, war
Photo Info

Dimensions3456 x 2304
Original file size2.56 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken8-Jan-10 08:19
Date modified8-Jan-10 08:19
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length400 mm
Exposure1/640 at f/8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 250
Metering modePattern
MAGELLANIC PENGUINS, GYPSY COVE

MAGELLANIC PENGUINS, GYPSY COVE

It is no longer possible for human beings to walk on the white sands of Gypsy Cove as it remains mine-ridden after the war in 1982. Penguins, however, are not heavy enough to detonate any mines, so the area has become a tranquil nature reserve.