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Male Capercaillie Calling

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A full frame capture of a wild, male Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) calling. Taken near Aviemore, Cairngorms National Park, Scottish Highlands last March.

Many thanks to those of you who supported my last upload - definitely not for the squeamish Wink

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Mar 2013 - 12:45 PM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Male Capercaillie Calling
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:4 Mar 2014 - 3:49 PM
Tags:Aviemore, Cairngorms national park, Calling, Capercaillie, Full frame, Heather, Male, Scottish highlands, Tetrao urogallus, Wild, Wildlife / nature
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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2014 - 4:03 PM

Beautifully captured. A magnificent bird

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
4 Mar 2014 - 5:10 PM

A cracker! Well captured.

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2014 - 6:56 PM

First Class Image!!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2014 - 6:59 PM

Excellent shot of a subject few us will ever see.
R.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3662 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2014 - 7:11 PM

Excellent image,

Ali

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Glostopcat
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4 Mar 2014 - 7:52 PM

A cracking shot of this proud and handsome male of the species strutting his stuff, the feather details are fabulous

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JohnoP
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4 Mar 2014 - 8:31 PM

Superb! John

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franken
franken Plus Member 123515 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2014 - 9:59 PM

Wonderful capture!

Ken

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2014 - 10:19 PM

Excellent image Sylvia.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin:
Ron

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pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2014 - 8:09 AM

Now I really am jealousWink love this

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viscostatic
6 Mar 2014 - 2:22 PM

Beautiful light Sylvia. A top quality image.

Phil.

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