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Dimensions3966 x 2940
Original file size3.37 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken2-Jan-11 13:47
Date modified10-Jan-11 19:11
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D Mark III
Focal length840 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/400 at f/6.3
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 500
Metering modePattern
_MG_0149 Female Northern Harrier

_MG_0149 Female Northern Harrier

It's a wonder these birds don't fly into trees! They fly with their vision directed to the search for quarry ~ beneath them!!

I guess their ability to turn on a dime protects them. The Harrier will glide over the brush and spin, drop and grab the quarry.