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Secretarybird (way too close)
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Ralph Timmermann
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Too close for 80 mm with 2x extender was this Secretarybird in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, so the best I could do was to cut it into a closeup.

Picture taken about 30 km south of Mata Mata restcamp.
· Date: Sat January 13, 2018 · Views: 75 · Filesize: 377.3kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 683 ·
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Keywords: Secretarybird, Kgalagadi
Scientific Name: Sagittarius serpentarius
Equipment: Nikon D5100 + AF-S 2:8/80-200 + TC20E
Location: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Habitat: Desert
Date Taken: 14.11.2011
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Sat January 13, 2018 4:02pm

It is an amazing looking bird with great detail. a fabulous shot.

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Sat January 13, 2018 5:39pm

No way it's way too close. This is pure stunning.

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Sat January 13, 2018 8:02pm

Excellent capture of this magnificent bird Ralph, well done! Tfs.

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Sat January 13, 2018 8:38pm

Cor!!!!!

OMG!!! What amazing feather detail you've captured there Ralph. A super picture that. Very well done.

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Marvellous shot!
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