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03 march 2008

03 march 2008

The largest falcon in the world, the Gyrfalcon breeds in arctic and subarctic regions of the northern hemisphere.
It preys mostly on large birds, pursuing them in breathtakingly fast and powerful flight.

The Raptor Conservancy of Virginia at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

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Matthew Mannell06-Mar-2008 03:21
The movement and framing are very original and dynamic...this is a great shot!
Jeff Waldorff05-Mar-2008 23:27
Superb portrait with an excellent dof! Well done.
Laura Pipkin04-Mar-2008 16:37
Wonderful shot! Excellent timing and great detail! vtd
Manas Khan04-Mar-2008 14:48
Great portrait!
Steve Fink04-Mar-2008 13:09
Great capture!