In the Air

Challenge #5 in the Pari's Series series. Hosted by Parinita Salian.
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Gannet landing
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Gannet at Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand. Landing at their nest site requires an almost vertical descent for these large and beautiful birds. They glide superbly but to reduce air speed dramatically their wings adopt some amazing positions.
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Submitted: Saturday, 7th February, 2009 12:35 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 6th February, 2009
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F6.7
ISO: 200
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