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A few from the Zoo - Part 2 (Macaws)

Started by flusk, 02/22/2013 06:31AM
Posted 02/22/2013 06:31AM Opening Post
The Fresno Chaffee Zoo has two macaws in its Tropical Rainforest enclosure: a Blue-and-Yellow Macaw and a Military Macaw. Macaws are a type of true parrot and are my absolute favorite animals at the zoo. They are easy to photograph because their normal perch is only about 12 feet from the walking path and about 8 feet above. I used fill flash for these photos, partly to bring out the colors in their feathers and partly to get a faster shutter speed which had the effect of darkening the background.

Blue-and Yellow Macaw -- "Nudge, nudge, wink, wink."

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Posted 02/22/2013 06:32AM #1
Blue-and Yellow Macaw -- Getting ready to make air angels.

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