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This is Flo a very talented Crested Caracara
This girl will raid rubbish bins and even go underground in search of food
I was impressed with what she showed us of her capabilities.

V2 has her in flight as last in this series from the Hawk Conservancy Hampshire

Canon 5D mark iii
Hand held

Thanks everyone for stopping by
Enjoy your week

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:7 Feb 2013 - 11:49 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Strutting her stuff!
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:18 Mar 2013 - 7:48 AM
Tags:Crested caracara, General, Hampshire, Portraits / people, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:242
Unique Views:97
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Comments

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8183 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 7:50 AM

She is a beautiful bird, Lillian, a super capture. Carol

KBan
KBan  10469 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 7:52 AM

2 beauts Lillian

Keith

johnke
johnke  2214 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 7:59 AM

Great shots Lillian and very well captured even the light was awesome. Looks a little like the Secretary bird a fantastic sight...John

capto
capto Plus Member 32123 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:00 AM

Excellent stuff, a very handsome bird.Smile

ivor

User_Removed
18 Mar 2013 - 8:01 AM

Excellent capture Lillian.

Lucien.

jennialexander
jennialexander Plus Member 1045 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 - 8:06 AM

An excellent image Lillian
Jennixx

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:09 AM

Two fantastic images, Lillian!Smile

****

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:15 AM

v1 for me Lillian - reminds me of a dancer - beautiful captures both of them SmileSmile
Helen

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:16 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:19 AM

2 amazing shots Lillian... Well captured indeed!

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
18 Mar 2013 - 8:23 AM

2 super images Lillian, excellent detail in both,
Fred.

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
18 Mar 2013 - 8:27 AM

The taking off photo is great Lillian but V1 is stunning Smile

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:34 AM

Big bird ( they love Penguin chicksSad) Lillian.
Ron.

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43894 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:41 AM

Two beautifully captured images, each pin sharp and perfect, with superb clarity and natural colour Lillian .

Nathan

Caziwinkles
18 Mar 2013 - 8:41 AM

Stunning captures Lillian - both of them Although I have a slight preference for V1 - the old girl strutting her stuff is just fab! Smile

Carol

callaby
callaby  2 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 - 8:41 AM

The title for V1 is very desciptive and imaginative, sums her up well.
Both are lovely images, something I have come to expect from you Lillian, well done.
Cal

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8336 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 9:03 AM

she was wasnt sheWink superb picture Lillian

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5147 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 9:07 AM

She looks to be on tip toe (or should that be tip claw) in V 1: two fine shots of this imposing bird, Lillian.
Ronnie.

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 - 9:19 AM

... and she doesn't hang around either.Smile

Great images.

PhillipMinnis
18 Mar 2013 - 9:20 AM

Another fine image, Lillian!

Have a great Monday!


Cheers

Phil

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 9:35 AM

She looks huge - super detail Lillian!
Ann

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 9:59 AM

She's a beauty.. and she knows itSmile. Love the take off, Lillian.

Dave

maggietear
18 Mar 2013 - 10:00 AM

Great detail of this fine looking bird,Lillian!
Maggie

morpheus1955
18 Mar 2013 - 10:39 AM

Superb shots Lillian fantastic detail and so beautifully captured

Hugh

Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 - 10:48 AM

Great captures -superb detail and colour
Steve

ColinEJ
ColinEJ  8 United Kingdom17 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 11:01 AM

And strut she does Lillian.

Beautifully captured from a low angle, making her look much larger than she is. Nicely done.

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2268 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 11:18 AM

Great images LilianGrinGrin

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6305 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 11:31 AM

Two super captures - great colours and crispness/sharpness to both images - Very appealing and well presented!

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 11:38 AM

The clarity in this is fantastic (given away my UA sorry) Lillian.
The strut and wings position is just amazing.
KateGrinGrinGrin

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 12:00 PM

What a thoroughly beautiful bird! I love the dainty ballet pose in V1 Grin

V2 is an excellent in-flight shot. Both have really super colour and detail, Lillian.

Andrew

digital_boi
18 Mar 2013 - 12:02 PM

Two fine captures Lillian love V1 and a great title

Happy new week
GrahamGrinGrinGrin

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 12:06 PM

Two more wonderful images. I especially love V1 in which she has struck such an elegant pose!

Ann

Last Modified By EAS at 18 Mar 2013 - 12:06 PM
sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 12:46 PM

Two excellent images xx

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 1:04 PM

She's a rare beauty Lilian and these two shots do her full justice.

Bravdo
Bravdo  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 1:15 PM

Yet another top quality capture.

Barry

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 1:27 PM

A very beautiful lady, and so beautifully captured too, Lillian, lovely quality work as always Smile
Trev Smile

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 2:30 PM

Two fine images of this beauty
Ju

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 2:56 PM

wow ! am i right is this a Sraited caracara ? superb shots especially v2

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 3:02 PM

2 cracking shots Lillian, come to think....I've never seen one before,
Geoff.

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64969 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 3:40 PM

Looks like a ballet. Wonderfully captured pose.

gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 3:55 PM

She is such a beauty and you have done her proud in both images. - gary

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 4:07 PM

Two great shot Lillian. Definately V2 for this pair. You could not have timed it better.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

danbrann
danbrann  10517 forum posts15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 4:08 PM

Your work never ceases to amaze me Lilian.

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 4:08 PM

have my award for no2!!!!

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3232 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 5:03 PM

Two Beautiful ,excellent images with lovely feather detailSmileSmile
NettaSmile********

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 5:54 PM

A beautiful Bird beautifully captured Lillian.
Love the take off in V2

John Smile

Last Modified By lifesnapper at 18 Mar 2013 - 5:54 PM
Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 - 6:39 PM

Cracking shots Lillian, love V1 doing a dance.
Brian

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5918 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 6:51 PM

Great shots !!!.....V1's a beaut !!!!!!......such a 'haughty' pose ????

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96314 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 7:13 PM

Prima DonnaWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink

Adrian

janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 - 8:00 PM

Two beautiful shots Lillian, wonderful colour and detail Smile
Jan

johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:49 PM

An incredible bird nicely presented Lillian
David

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 9:02 PM

Doesn't she look posh in her beret and leggingsGrinGrin
Great shots!
Diane

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 11:21 PM

Two fine images of this majestic bird, she looks very elegant and graceful despite her size

Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:05 AM

Two good shots

teocali
teocali Plus Member 7345 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 3:25 PM

A super pair of captures, Lillian. Love V1 - razor sharp and so proud and haughty.
Sylvia

HuddersfieldHil

Is her name Pavlova by any chanceSmile Superb shots Lillian fantastic detailSmile

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9877 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1687 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:33 PM

Flo in Full Flow, and how elegant she looks, considering she is a tropical falcon version of a vultureTongue!

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