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Changeable Hawk Eagle


Changeable Hawk Eagle
Photo Information
Copyright: Redzlan A Rahman (Tabib) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 5 N: 167] (859)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-03-29
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 50D, Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-04-07 1:19
Viewed: 4016
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Changeable Hawk Eagle or Crested Hawk-eagle (Spizaetus cirrhatus) with Treeswift.

Not the best sky colour, but this bird of prey is my lifer. I found this at the road side not far from Raub-Fraser's Hill junction.

The Crested Hawk-eagle is a medium-large raptor at about 60-72cm in length. It is a relatively slender forest eagle with some subspecies (especially limnaetus) being dimorphic giving the name of "Changeable". (from Wikipedia)

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5077 W: 260 N: 15590] (50614)
  • [2009-04-07 7:11]

Hello Redzlan,
A fine capture of a Changeable Hawk-eagle that deserves more attention. The POV with its wings half-raised was taken with excellent sharpness and the composition is fine though the tree-swift is so OOF that maybe the image would have been better without it.
Fine image of a lifer for you. Most of the first images of my lifers are much pooere than this!
TFS and best regards,
Ivan

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