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Sarcogyps calvus (Red-headed Vulture, Asian King Vulture)

The guide was quite excited to see this bird (there were actually several) but they never came particularly close.


Altitude: 304m (997 feet)
Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Friday, December 8th, 2006 at 8:30 AM
Exposure: 1/320 sec at f4.5
ISO: 125 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 16% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 737mm lens on a 35mm camera
Location:
Owl Sleeping Tower Over Broken Mosque Red Fort Entrance Lotus With Pools Two Birds In Tree Inside Balcony South Gate Owl Sleeping Tower Over Broken Mosque Two Birds In Tree South Gate Kite On A Stick Owl Sleeping Tower Over Broken Mosque Two Birds In Tree South Gate Kite On A Stick Woman Separating Seeds The Blue City Larger Scale Walk Up Owl Sleeping Tower Over Broken Mosque Two Birds In Tree Kite On A Stick Woman Separating Seeds The Blue City Larger Scale Walk Up Tower Over Broken Mosque Two Birds In Tree Kite On A Stick Owl Sleeping Tiger In Front Of Fort Owl Sleeping Two Birds In Tree Inside Balcony South Gate Taj Mahal From Mosque Side Owl Sleeping Tower Over Broken Mosque Red Fort Entrance Lotus With Pools Two Birds In Tree Inside Balcony South Gate Owl Sleeping Tower Over Broken Mosque Two Birds In Tree South Gate Kite On A Stick Owl Sleeping Tower Over Broken Mosque Two Birds In Tree South Gate Kite On A Stick Woman Separating Seeds The Blue City Larger Scale Walk Up Owl Sleeping Tower Over Broken Mosque Two Birds In Tree Kite On A Stick Woman Separating Seeds The Blue City Larger Scale Walk Up Tower Over Broken Mosque Two Birds In Tree Kite On A Stick
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Photographer: John Harvey
Region: South Asia, Asia
Scientific Name: species related to Sarcogyps calvus (Red-headed Vulture, Asian King Vulture)
Tag: bird, India, safari
Larger image: 1333 x 2000
Raw image: 1160 x 1740

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