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Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

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A Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) taken through a foreground of yellow flowering gorse, on a Birds of Prey workshop near Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland, last summer.

Many thanks for your great support of yesterday's upload - much appreciated as always Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:11 Jun 2013 - 3:31 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/4000sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:12 Jan 2014 - 9:53 AM
Tags:Bamburgh, Bird of prey, Falco peregrinus, Flowering gorse, Northumberland, Peregrine falcon, Pets / captive animals, Predator, Raptor, Workshop, Yellow
Votes:31

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2014 - 11:32 AM

A beautiful bird....love the foreground colour

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2014 - 11:33 AM

I love the low pov. A stunning image!Grin
Ryan

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2014 - 3:09 PM

A rather different bird shot made so by excellent control and use of that long lens, Sylvia.
R.

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2014 - 5:04 PM

A superb bird artistically isolated within the compositional elements Sylvia…

Mike

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2014 - 5:46 PM

This majestic bird is posing so proudly for you Sylvia, and the out of focus yellow gorse in the foreground is definitely different, in a good way i might add

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2014 - 6:00 PM

Surely another winner Sylvia

Adrian

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2014 - 9:40 PM

An iconic British bird beautifully photographed, well done

David

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jan 2014 - 9:25 AM

His eyes are fixed on you - don't think he didn't see you!
Beautiful!
Johanna

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jan 2014 - 9:54 AM

I love the diffused foreground against the bird detail… very nice Sylvia.

Trev

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