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19-JUL-2008 Peter Ericsson

Collared Falconet

Huay Kha Kaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Utai Thani

This is a real cute little guy. One of the smallest birds of prey in the world at only 15.5-18cm.
They use exposed perches from where they feed. Never hover or soar but use a direct flight from tree to tree. They almost look like compact swallows in the air.

Canon EOS 350D
1/200s f/7.1 at 400.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
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Kathi H 17-Oct-2017 15:45
That's a great picture! Never saw one of those but would love to! Your website is great in general, I ve been using it a lot during our holiday in Thailand to identify birds!! Always succesfully as well :)
Guest 31-Oct-2008 04:35
Woww so close again...
Ingo Waschkies11-Sep-2008 10:25
Wow, you got it real low, great shots both!
Enrique20-Jul-2008 21:31
Greaqt capture.
Dave Hawkins20-Jul-2008 16:17
Exquisite bird, fantastic shot
Janet Forjan-Freedman20-Jul-2008 15:55
Lovely capture perfectly exposed and tack sharp!
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