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Canon
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Canon EOS 7D
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1/2000 second
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F/9.0
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300 mm
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Feb 20, 2011, 3:07:08 PM
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Windy Perch by Robin-Hugh Windy Perch by Robin-Hugh
That beautiful white-morph Gyrfalcon is an adult female.

She was hunting flying toward the wind from a pole to another. The falcon was opening its wings to keep its balance in the strong gusts of wind.

On that photo, a quick glance at me that I won't forget !
The first time I can photograph that bird in ten years birdwatching all over the province of Québec.

To know the full story and see another picture of the same bird : [link]

February 2011, Québec, Canada
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TomRichter Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
I'm always looking forward to any new shot of you. This one's no exception. Just great.
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Robin-Hugh Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
Thank you very much ! :)
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AnimeShark20 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
I love it! I dream of seeing one of these in the wild someday. Great shot.
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:iconrobin-hugh:
Robin-Hugh Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
Thank You !

The hardest one is the first your see, after you can see some more easier ;) !
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bluesgrass Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Great Shot!!!


Please click on my name and have a look at my gallery.
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:iconrobin-hugh:
Robin-Hugh Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
Thank You !
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midoohan Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011
Énorme !!!
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Robin-Hugh Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
Merci !
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Houndofthenight Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Another great shot of this beautiful bird! ~
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:iconrobin-hugh:
Robin-Hugh Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011
Thank You !

The light could have been better but I did not plan ths encounter ;).
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