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Falcon with prey


Falcon with prey
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Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-03-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1600 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-04-01 2:56
Viewed: 2173
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Peregrine Falcon
(Falco peregrinus) 游隼
Size: 49 cm

Description:
Similar to Rufous-Bellied Eagle has rufous underparts and rounded wings.

Voice:
During breeding, it calls is stuttering ka-yack and repeated kek-kek-kek.

Habits:
Uncommon in wide variety of habitats from along coast to high mountains. Fast powerful flier, capable of spectacular stoops to catch mostly birds on wing.

Distribution:
Uncommon winter visitor in Singapore.


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Good image with excellent sharpness and natural colors.

SM

Very nice capture Ang.
great sharpness ad moment.
best wishes,
samiran

Hello Ang
Wonderful capture of this falcus in flight.Wonderful colours and details.I would love to see more space in front of the bird but normal for this kind of pics.Thank You.
Have a good week!
Best regards
J.Diogo

Nice action shot!
Pierre

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