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Posted by gregc on Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:11 am

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I see this bird regularly on my local beach, so look for interesting  poses. She was executing a sharp turn, interesting, I think, to see the capture of the aerodynamics, with the slotted primaries in the leading wing and full lift off the other wing. Added some canvas.

ISO1000, 400mm, f5.6, 1/4000, by Canon. The high key might be an acquired taste, but in the wet tropics a bright overcast is often the best light.

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by Carol Clarke on Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:24 am
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A click to bring in the dark surround really shows this one off, Greg! A great capture of the flight action of this beautiful raptor.

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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:35 am
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A "must click". Beautiful shot-really shows how this action is performed. It's a very pretty bird too-must be a delight to watch.
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by himadri roy on Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:42 am
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Excellent pose .
 

by Debapratim Saha on Sat Jun 12, 2021 11:19 am
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Nice incoming flight shot ,good details and high key BG.
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by david fletcher on Sat Jun 12, 2021 12:20 pm
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Super pose, best seen as suggested by seeing large.
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by gregc on Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:12 pm
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She is a Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus), which I had failed to note.
 

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