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Thread: OK photos of a NZ Falcon

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    OK photos of a NZ Falcon

    Saw this fella yesterday. Really quiet bird, let me get within a few metres and stayed there till I left. Such awesome birds.

    Hard to take clear photos in torrential rain and blustery winds but resonably happy with these.

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    hillclima, jakewire, P38 and 23 others like this.
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    Nice shots.
    Seen a few on the weekend but not that close.

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    Middle of nowhere, Centre of Everywhere
    that is a some great photography of a beautiful creature.

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    Nice. That's some good head twisting in the first pic.

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    Awesome birds, great shots -

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    Cool mate, would love to get that close!!!
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    Nice work

    I still haven't come across one with the right camera/lens with me.

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    Like em all but that first picture is really cool.
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    Lovely photos. Well done Josh. I frequently get close to them but don't have the ability to get such stunningly clear photos. We have several breeding pairs outside our back door and we never get tired of watching them. Awesome birds.



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