Caption: Droplets of water on a peacock feather. Birds waterproof their feathers with oils from their preen glands. This prevents water droplets soaking into the feathers. Instead water beads into droplets which run off.

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Water on a peacock feather

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Duration: 00:00:09

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

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Capture format: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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