Taken 7-Dec-15
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Africa, Black Shouldered Kite, Kite, South Africa, bird, hunting, patience, patient, perched, quiet, raptor, watchful
Photo Info

Dimensions688 x 1032
Original file size241 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken7-Dec-15 11:52
Date modified7-Dec-15 11:52
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D810
Focal length195 mm
Focal length (35mm)195 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/6400 at f/4
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modeSpot
Digital zoom1x
bird, raptor, "South Africa", Africa, watchful, hunting, perched,

Young Black Shouldered Kite

The Kite is a raptor, this one photographed in South Africa. When an interesting bird, as this one certainly is, gets within range of my camera, it is a likely target. This is a juvenile. When it matures, its back will become lighter in colour.

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