Birds of prey

Challenge #31 in the The sky is the limit series. Hosted by alex326.
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Upload the picture of a bird of prey. Any bird that hunts for food is accepted - hawks, eagles, buzzards, harriers, kites, falcons, ospreys, condors, vultures as well as night birds, like owls. Or the Klingon Bird of Prey...
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Loggerhead Shrike
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A real hunter killer. Perhaps without the raptors beak and talons but they routinely take on larger prey like snakes and lizards. It's go to tear them up to eat them and is often called the Butcher Bird.
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Submitted: Friday, 12th April, 2013 18:10 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 11th April, 2013
Focal length: 110 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 140
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