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A captive European Buzzard protecting it's lunch (Quail).
This behaviour is called "Manteling"

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:200.0-400.0 mm f/4.0 + 1.4x teleconverter
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:15 Sep 2012 - 10:01 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:As Shot
Title:European Buzzard (c)
Username:geoffrey baker geoffrey baker
Uploaded:5 Jan 2013 - 4:24 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Bird of prey, Buzzard, European buzzard, Gower, Manteling, Perriswood, Pets / captive animals, Raptor, Wales
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achieverswales

Hi Geoff, as you can see I have found and added you to my contacts, where was this taken! Stunning clarity and brilliant background. Thank you very much for the use of your hide today, have not downloaded the photos yet.

Regards

Trev.

Last Modified By achieverswales at 5 Jan 2013 - 4:50 PM

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mikepearce
5 Jan 2013 - 4:54 PM

pin sharp excellent capture

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7100 forum postsTrev_B vcard England61 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 5:12 PM

Congratulations for the GE award, it's definitely worth it.

Trev

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85750 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 6:17 PM

A very dramatic bird shot

A belter actuallySmile

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sirous5
sirous5  6 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 6:24 PM

Excellent shot .Beautiful details very sharp.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 8:10 PM

Excellent work Geoffrey,
David

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 8:34 PM

A really fine detailed capture
Ju

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 8:46 PM

Amazing quality. Well done.

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 10:36 PM

A cracking pin sharp capture Geoff, the eye contact is excellent

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Snapitt
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5 Jan 2013 - 10:43 PM

Fantastic shot Geoff. First class detail.

Jane

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Mike43
Mike43 e2 Member 3Mike43 vcard England12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 11:30 AM

Fantastic shot, nothing more you can say.

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