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Challenge: Best of 2011 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-550D Rebel T2i
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS
Location: Philadelphia
Date: Jun 18, 2011
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/1500
Galleries: Birds
Date Uploaded: Feb 9, 2012

One of the fledgeling Red Tail Hawks that was born and raised on the outside window ledge of the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA. This shot was taken about a week after the hawk left the nest.

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Place: 107 out of 410
Avg (all users): 6.2511
Avg (commenters): 7.3529
Avg (participants): 6.1897
Avg (non-participants): 6.5500
Views since voting: 478
Views during voting: 442
Votes: 235
Comments: 18
Favorites: 1 (view)


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02/23/2012 07:46:08 PM
It's good to be on top of the food chain, and it shows. Beautiful shot.
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02/23/2012 02:29:55 PM
Beautiufl capture of this incredible creature.
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02/20/2012 08:56:30 PM
Majestic as well. Nice bg and detail.
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02/20/2012 09:23:35 AM
The claw clutching the finial(?)....does one call that a finial? makes this photo spectacular!
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02/19/2012 04:56:41 PM
Nice looking bird, well photographed.
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02/19/2012 01:51:02 PM
Beautiful details throughout. Those talons are wicked.
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02/17/2012 11:02:30 PM
Wonderful detail. How did you get him to pose with his foot on the finial? Great color and capture.
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02/14/2012 04:23:08 PM
Very pretty, indeed such confident looking birds. Good shot, nice sharp focus on those killer talons.
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02/13/2012 11:18:32 PM
such a gorgeous animal... I love the way it has one foot perched up like its just leaning on the post lol
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02/13/2012 10:07:58 PM
yes he is. well done.
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02/13/2012 10:06:34 PM
How awesome is that talon on the finial!!?? Perfect capture
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02/13/2012 07:10:23 PM
Wonderful image. He looks like he is about to give a speech. Nicely done.
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02/12/2012 03:11:31 PM
I love the right claw being up. Lovely bird of prey.
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02/11/2012 05:53:00 PM
nice raptor portrait, check out those claws
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02/11/2012 05:33:23 PM
Wow, beautiful. So majestic.
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02/10/2012 11:16:37 PM
Magnificent creature - nicely set off by the rich green background. Perfect light.
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02/10/2012 10:25:22 PM
Very charming pose, resting his foot... Lovely details even to the thin feathers...
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02/10/2012 02:18:10 PM
The bird has a nice lean going on.
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