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Taken 22-Apr-12
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Keywords:Sunset, bird, nature, Illinois, wildlife, aves, chen, bolingbrook, anatidae, Ross's Goose, Chen rossii, anseriformes
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Dimensions3228 x 2288
Original file size2.98 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken22-Apr-12 16:53
Date modified22-Apr-12 21:24
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 40D
Focal length600 mm
Exposure1/1250 at f/10
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 320
Metering modePattern
Ross's Eclipse

Ross's Eclipse

Two Ross's Geese in Bolingbrook Illinois. That's a Canada shadow passing in front. Rated as "rare" for Chicagoland. Sunday evening sighting in the triangle formed by Weber Rd., Lily Cache, and Veterans Pkwy. Note: Swapped main photo with 2nd comment photo based upon your comments.This is not as unusual as the "elaenia (sp)" down the road that has North America buzzing. Depending on wether it is classified as a small-billed or white-crested, it will be either the first or second NA record for this South American bird. I will post a photo later.My stocklist