Least Bittern

Ixobrychus exilis

ML35204311


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Jeremiah Trimble
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eBird Checklist S8259287
Belle Isle Marsh Reservation
Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 42.3911, -70.993 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

**rare; female seen well, heard giving 'kek-kek-kek-kek-kek' call once (in response to Virginia Rail). We saw it very well when it flushed with prominent buffy wing patches. Ryan and Jeremiah both managed clearly identifiable flight shots, despite the low light.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 7D
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
400 mm
Shutter speed
1/200 sec
ISO
2000
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
576KB
Dimensions
1500 x 948

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