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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.
Riding the thermals
We went to the town of Blinman and I was surprised to see another Emu there, walking across the road as if he owned the town!!! We went to the hotel for lunch (the Pub in the Scrub) as it's affectionately known. In there was information about the Cazneux Tree... a very old gum tree standing alone in the middle of 'desert'.

Not long before we turned in to see the tree we stopped so I could photograph this raptor... we had some discussion as to whether it was a Wedge-tailed Eagle or a Black Kite, but we eventually settled on the eagle.
Habitat
Arid outback
Location
Blinman, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Date taken
30 October, 2019.
Scientific name
Aquila audax
Equipment used
Nikon Coolpix P900
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
Birdwatching mode
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Opus Editor
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I'm surprised how well this turned out my camera can't take an aerial flight for peanuts. Hi, Delia hope you are doing well my Scottish one.
Hi Daniel... if my camera won't focus on a bird in the sky, what I got into the habit of doing, is to focus on something a bit distant (a tree for instance), hold the focus then look for the bird. Doesn't always work but way more than 50% of the time. Does take a bit of practise, as with all these things LOL
 

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Category
Asia, Australia & Pacific Islands
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delia todd
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Comment count
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Device
NIKON COOLPIX P900
Aperture
ƒ/5
Focal length
98.1 mm
Exposure time
1/640 second(s)
ISO
100
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
BF Wedge-tailed Eagle, Black Kite 30 October, 2019.jpg
File size
1.6 MB
Date taken
Wed, 30 October 2019 3:30 PM
Dimensions
4500px x 3874px

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