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#1 David_MC

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Posted 13 July 2017 - 11:32 AM

Small red-eyed birds of prey common during the summer months around here. 
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Posted 13 July 2017 - 11:42 AM

great pics!  I like the 1st on in the tree the most.  I think it has the best IQ.   We have Swallow tailed kites her in Florida and I have taken so many pictures of them and absolutely 0 of them have been even bearable.   The colors make them difficult to get a good exposure. You did a good job though.  They have the stumpiest of legs  :D



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Posted 13 July 2017 - 04:36 PM

Good shots David. TFS



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Posted 13 July 2017 - 07:55 PM

Nice stuff David!!! "Red-Eyed" raptors usually indicate age, for most..an adult, yellowish is typically a juvenile, nice work



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Posted 14 July 2017 - 06:56 AM

Very nice!

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 06:38 AM

All smashers and I particularly like the last one.






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