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(Gyps fulvus)


(Gyps fulvus)
Photo Information
Copyright: Jose Diogo (josediogo1958) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 494 W: 27 N: 1836] (11725)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-09-07
Categories: Birds
Camera: CANON 1D Mark III, Canon 500mm f4 L IS
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1600 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-09-24 15:33
Viewed: 776
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Grifo, Eurasian griffon, (Gyps fulvus)

Hello Friends!

Today a last landing picture of this species. In general they leave the sleeping places and progressively pick up the upward currents in search of food.When they know feeding points stay close by and always with some guards around. When I went to the hide before sunrise already saw a vigilant perched on a cork oak. When the sun rises hundreds of vultures flew over the shelter and went away and I thinking about what happened the food was in front of me.... few minutes later they start to come.Incredible scene.
About the bird You know it but can access:
http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/22695219/0

Have a good week and thanks for viewing.

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Hello Jose,
Another impressive image with a Grifo....Excellent details and colors. Perfect frozen image...
Marius.

Ciao jose, impressive capture, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6385 W: 89 N: 15531] (64990)
  • [2017-09-26 2:37]

HI Jose,fantastic front view while it is landing! What a shot,the symmetry is impressive and the sharpness too,you have fun to take pics of these birds,and the result is always amazing! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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