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Northern Harrier

Discussion in 'Birds' started by mao ouyang, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. These guys sure are elusive around where I live. Finally managed to get a decent shot today.

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    Canon EOS-1D Mark III    ---    800mm    f/8.0    1/800s    ISO 800
     
  2. Dave

    Dave

    Feb 7, 2007
    Suwanee, GA
    Wow...that's a great shot Mao! I love it...
     
  3. Tim O

    Tim O

    Jun 11, 2006
    Illinois
    Same here Mao,you did very well on your opportunity to get this very fine capture.
     
  4. Really nice shot of that Norther Harrier Mao. I have yet to get a good BIF shot of one. They never fly close here.
     
  5. Excellent shot as usual! You must be feeling rewarded
    since you finally got a good shot of this bird.
    Thanks for sharing.
     
  6. Terrific shot Mao. What, do you have these guys on a string or something? Jim and I are going to have to try something different this fall, because we've just not been able to get anywhere near close to these birds. Well done as usual.
     
  7. Caleb

    Caleb

    41
    May 28, 2008
    New York
    Incredible shot Mao. I've been stalking a couple a Harriers near me for what seems like months now (actually about a week) and have never been able to get close enough. Such an elusive, and evasive bird. That is just a wonderful shot.

    Caleb
     
  8. Nice capture! Like the eye contact.
     
  9. sjlarue

    sjlarue

    Nov 18, 2007
    OH-IO
    Great one Mao. I can't wait for them to start popping up here.
     
  10. jonh68

    jonh68

    Sep 21, 2008
    Alabama
    Nice capture. They are difficult birds to take pictures of.
     
  11. Thanks Dave.

    Thanks Tim.

    We have the same problem here James. Sometimes we get lucky when we're tucked in and in full camo. :biggrin:

    Thanks Hide.

    Thanks Louis. Actually a large bungee cord but after awhile we got tired of cloning them out so we use wireless transmitters now.:biggrin:

    Thanks Thomas. Long time no see.

    Thanks Caleb. They sure are elusive.

    Thanks Allan.

    Thanks Steve and hope you get lots of pictures of them. I haven't found a male this year.
     
  12. jkwa

    jkwa

    136
    Feb 20, 2008
    Ontario
    Beautifull shot.......

    We see Red Tail Hawks fairly often in Southern Ontario, sometimes you'll see them sitting on a fence post along side of a highway.
     
  13. shtarka1

    shtarka1

    Feb 1, 2008
    Boston
    Superb!
     
  14. cre8foru

    cre8foru

    Dec 1, 2007
    Atlanta GA
    This is simply AMAZING!
     
  15. Impressive! A wonderful capture.
     
  16. Slingher

    Slingher

    978
    Jun 30, 2007
    Titusville FL
    Elusive? It is hard to elude an 800mm lens. What a great shot!
     
  17. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Nicely captured Mao.
     
  18. Holmes

    Holmes

    Oct 28, 2006
    Wyoming, USA
    Sweet! That's an image for the printer.
     
  19. Thanks Joe. Red Tails haven't been around too much in our area until recently. They're comfortable until you stop and as soon as you open the car door, they're gone.:biggrin:

    Thanks Steve.

    Thanks.

    Thanks Phil.

    Thanks Jessie. It's more that they know you're there and they go the opposite end.:biggrin:

    Thanks Frank.

    Thanks Holmes. Yup, it looks perfect on a 13 x 19.
     
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