Birds in nature

Challenge #19 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Your best bird shots....but they need to be in nature....no caged birds or from a zoo!
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Overseas flight
by elsier
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An immature Yellow-headed Caracara flying over the ocean. A huge raptor racket moments before had me running out, camera in hand, and I was lucky enough to capture this young one. An adult came right after him, but it flew overhead.
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Submitted: Friday, 28th May, 2010 02:18 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 7th May, 2010
Focal length: 283 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: F4.9
ISO: 400
Notes: Hand-held, refocusing after each shot. Cropping and minimum PP
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