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Red footed falcons mating.

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A shot I took a year ago, in Hungary. We were in a hide and these beautiful birds were nesting near by. So it was possible to record pretty much all of the goings on. This image has been in a few National and International competitions, and has done very well.

Had to send a copy away for a catalogue, which is what reminded me of its existence! So I thought you might like to see it on here.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:30 Apr 2012 - 6:48 AM
Focal Length:254mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:+2/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Red footed falcons mating.
Username:Daxiesmum Daxiesmum
Uploaded:26 Mar 2013 - 5:09 PM
Tags:Birds, Falcons, Mating, Nature, Spring, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 5:12 PM

A superb capture.
Colin

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4515 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 5:21 PM

Cracking shot !!!!!

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 5:22 PM

I bet you did well in a competition with this one!
Excellent. I also admire the fact that you took a hide all the way to Hungary and could locate a good spot to watch them. Was much less lucky in Malaysia Blush

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Trevrox
Trevrox  7 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 - 5:50 PM

Cracking image lovely detail and colours.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 5:51 PM

Excellent capture,

Ali

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Daxiesmum
Daxiesmum e2 Member 2Daxiesmum vcard United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 - 6:11 PM

Thank you everyone for your comments. Much appreciated.

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 6:35 PM

One day i will catch up with one, superb photo those red trousers really stand out.

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 6:40 PM

Great Image! I love it!!

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 - 6:40 PM

Super Shot

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 - 7:30 PM

What a fabulous shot.

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 - 7:38 PM

Amazing capture!!
Shaun

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85859 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 7:56 PM

Seen several similar images from a couple of EPZ'ersWink

As this one - quality stuffTongue


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john_slevin
26 Mar 2013 - 8:55 PM

Cracking capture!

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dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 2dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
26 Mar 2013 - 9:16 PM

Superb quality
Dave

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2013 - 9:55 PM

A splendid capture
Ju

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