Bird with 100-400L

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Bird with 100-400L
Feb 27, 2010

Hi all,

Today, at what seems the start of spring, I saw two big birds passing over, very low.
I quickly grabbed my camera and 100-400L to get this:

afterwards I identified them as 'buizerds' or common buzzards.

Even with IS and 1/1000s exposure it seemed very difficult to get a really sharp pic, I didn't have time to set up a tripod. Better luck next time....

I saw the same birds before, but much higher in the sky ( this pic already is a heavy crop and PP++ ). I can only hope they are nesting nearby, I'll keep an eye on that.

G.

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