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Steely glare Taken New Year's eve on Studland Beach, Dorset. Impressive Talons. I think this is a Raven.
02/01/2010 - 23:32matwhittington
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/125
Focal Length300mm


Link Posted 03/01/2010 - 10:57
Nice shot Mat.

It is a Rook, (Corvus frugilegus)

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Link Posted 03/01/2010 - 10:59
Ah! a rook - nice one many thanks


Mat W

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Link Posted 03/01/2010 - 16:47
Really stands out against that background!
The more I look at this, The more I like it!
Well Done!
Pentax KM & KX ( 1975-1977 )
50mm 1.4 M, 28mm 2.8 Ricoh, Sigma 90mm Macro, Pentax 75-150 zoom, 200mm F4.
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