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King Vulture


Posted by Ed Cordes on Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:56 pm

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[font=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]King Vulture from Costa Rica January 2017.  These birds have a wing span of about 6 feet.  It was photographed as it flew across the valley toward us as we photographed smaller birds.  Images made with 7/d2 and 500 f/4 with 1.4 TC hand held.[/font].
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by Greg Oakley on Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:24 pm
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Wow, what an impressive bird! Nice incoming shot...
 

by LynnS on Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:41 pm
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Ed, quite the impressive wingspan, captured beautifully - love those splayed wingtips.
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by mikullashbee on Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:30 pm
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A perspective i've never seen of this species Ed. Nice incoming flight shot
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by Karl Egressy on Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:11 am
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Excellent incoming flight shot, Ed. Love the symmetry and the way the primaries curled up.
 

by Denis55 on Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:40 am
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Wonderful flight shot Ed!
 

by David Salem on Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:59 pm
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Nice incoming shot and I too like the seperated primaries showing the classic vulture wingspan. Well done
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Great incoming view Ed!  It looks like an approaching aircraft. :D   Nicely done.
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