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Falco columbarius (Merlin)

This bird was quite high in a tree, close to the road. I heard all of the small birds start making distress sounds which is why I knew something was near by - it was just luck that I spotted this predator.


Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 at 4:55 PM
Exposure: 1/2000 sec at f5.6
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
ISO: 400 asa
Lens: 400mm f2.8G ED VR AF-S NIKKOR + TC-20E III
With cropping (you see 4% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 3986mm lens on a 35mm camera
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Falco columbarius (Merlin)
Larger image: 985 x 1478
Raw image: 985 x 1478

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