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A low flying buzzard (I think)
© James Rushforth, Aug 2016
Camera used: Nikon D810
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I think you're right, were was this taken - location & type of habitat?
Michael Hood - 25/Jan/17Report
Taken on the Passo Giau in Italy. A high mountain pass with lots of forest.
James Rushforth - 26/Jan/17Report
What's going on with that one feather stuck out, James? The important part of the pic is ion focus. what shutter speed btw did you use?
Sean Kelly - 27/Jan/17Report
Not sure about the feather Sean. I couldn't decide if it was loose or if it's part of landing (not much of a twitcher normally!) - I decided to leave it in in either case. Shutter speed was 1/1000 sec, about right for sharp eyes but conveying a bit of motion in the wings I think.
James Rushforth - 28/Jan/17Report
Loose feather removed, looks much better I think.
James Rushforth - 01/Jul/17Report
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