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Bat Falcon / Costa Rica


Posted by Jeff Munoz on Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:58 pm

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With 2 chicks about 2 weeks old, every 3-4 the male Bat Falcon brings food to the female who's in charge to go and feed them. This time a "Blue-gray Tanager" was the lunch to the fast growing chicks. After 4 hours of waiting time we got 1 second of action to shot.

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by Ron Day on Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:33 pm
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Great behavioral image, Jeff. Wonderful poses and framing. Congrats on such a fine image.
 

by Jeff Munoz on Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:52 pm
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Great behavioral image, Jeff.  Wonderful poses and framing. Congrats on such a fine image.

Thanks so much Ron, greetings!!!
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by david fletcher on Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:49 am
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congrats on a brilliant image Jeff. well worth the wait
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by sirianul on Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:49 am
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Fantastic picture and a great action. Amazing.

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by Karl Egressy on Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:06 am
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Great action shot, excellent composition and detail, Jeff.
 

by clement on Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:37 am
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What a picture.. action personified
 

by John Spreitzer on Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:17 am
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Fantastic behavioral, action photo! Congrats! Glad your work and patience was rewarded.
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by Carol Clarke on Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:03 pm
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Well worth waiting for this moment Jeff! Beautiful behaviour capture with the interaction you caught between this pair.

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by Jeff Munoz on Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:59 pm
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congrats on a brilliant image Jeff.  well worth the wait



Thanks so much David, you are kind as always!!!
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by Jeff Munoz on Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:00 pm
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Fantastic picture and a great action. Amazing.

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Thanks so much Peter, always appreciated
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by Jeff Munoz on Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:05 pm
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Karl Egressy wrote:
Great action shot, excellent composition and detail, Jeff.



Thank you so much Karl, greetings!!!
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by Jeff Munoz on Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:11 pm
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What a picture.. action personified




Thank you so much Clement.
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by Jeff Munoz on Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:02 pm
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John Spreitzer wrote:
Fantastic behavioral, action photo! Congrats! Glad your work and patience was rewarded.



That is very kind of you John, thank you!!!
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Ron Day wrote:
Great behavioral image, Jeff.  Wonderful poses and framing. Congrats on such a fine image.
 

by Jeff Munoz on Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:43 am
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Carol Clarke wrote:
Well worth waiting for this moment Jeff!  Beautiful behaviour capture with the interaction you caught between this pair.  

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Great that you liked it Carol, warm regards!!!
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by Jeff Munoz on Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:44 am
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Ron Day wrote:
Great behavioral image, Jeff.  Wonderful poses and framing. Congrats on such a fine image.



Thanks a lot Robert!!!
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by Biru Mitra on Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:05 pm
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This is just a terrific image. Wow wow and wow ................
 

by David J. Bogener on Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:11 pm
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What a great story. Wonderful behavioral capture with nice action and poses by both birds. Well done.
 

by Mako_Elite on Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:28 pm
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Very nice Jeff!! Great framing and nicely captured the food exchange.

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