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Red-footed falcon.


Posted by Haim Ziv on Fri May 24, 2019 8:12 am

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Canon 2Dx mark II.
400 mm DO with TC 1.4 
ISO 1600 F5.6 1/1250
A beautiful bird in danger of extinction. Nesting in Eastern Europe / Asia mainly in May. Once a year she crosses Israel on the way south, and then she can be seen for two weeks.
Picture was taken in Hungary 3 days ago.

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by Dan Kearl on Fri May 24, 2019 9:46 am
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Outstanding mating behavior photo... Perch is perfect and BG looks ominous...
Head angles are terrific.
 

by Karl Egressy on Fri May 24, 2019 9:47 am
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Wow, amazing action shot.
 

by Mike in O on Fri May 24, 2019 4:29 pm
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Nice action shots of these falcons
 

by E.J. Peiker on Fri May 24, 2019 5:31 pm
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An absolutely phenomenal shot.
 

by Ron Day on Fri May 24, 2019 8:01 pm
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Such a powerful image — the poses and facial expressions are wonderful.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat May 25, 2019 5:03 am
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Incredible interaction- just a stunning shot.
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by clement on Sat May 25, 2019 9:58 am
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Wow what a picture.. so clear and awesome interaction 
 

by Jan Wegener on Sun May 26, 2019 4:20 am
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great scene well captured
 

by Katlady on Mon May 27, 2019 7:28 am
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Excellent image of this beautiful bird.
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by Sharon Hallowell on Fri May 31, 2019 8:37 pm
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Such a great image! The fact that they're breeding and/also in danger of extinction makes this a very powerful image.
 

by Doug Brown on Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:48 pm
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Nice one Haim!
 

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