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Taken 19-Jan-10
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:Antarctic skua, Antarctica, Gentoo penguin, bird, chick, penguin, skua
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Dimensions5184 x 3456
Original file size5.93 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken19-Jan-10 10:09
Date modified19-Jan-10 10:09
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length300 mm
Exposure1/400 at f/7.1
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modePattern
ANTARCTIC SKUA, CUVERVILLE ISLAND

ANTARCTIC SKUA, CUVERVILLE ISLAND

Whilst watching the gentoos was absorbing, so was the realisation the chicks formed part of the food chain by way of meals for Antarctic skuas. A sad but essential part of survival.