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The brilliant red plumage of the Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, the Peruvian national bird, provides a startling contrast to the muted greens of a cloud forest high in the Peruvian Andes. Few birds on earth are as distinctive as this extraordinary creature. To get this shot, I hid in a blind near the lek, or mating grounds, of the Cock-of-the-Rock.<br />
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Canon EOS 5D; Canon 400mm DO IS lens; Canon Extender EF 2x; f/8 @ 1/5 second; ISO 500

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The brilliant red plumage of the Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, the Peruvian national bird, provides a startling contrast to the muted greens of a cloud forest high in the Peruvian Andes. Few birds on earth are as distinctive as this extraordinary creature. To get this shot, I hid in a blind near the lek, or mating grounds, of the Cock-of-the-Rock.

Canon EOS 5D; Canon 400mm DO IS lens; Canon Extender EF 2x; f/8 @ 1/5 second; ISO 500

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