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Yellow-headed Caracara 1

Image # 1D2_03658

Tarcoles River


Canon 600L/f4 IS with 1.4x II Teleconverter

ISO 400, f/8, 1/800 second

Manual Metering

Gitzo 1325/ArcaSwiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick


We had taken some shots of this Caracara when it landed on the shore near our boat, but as we got off the boat to shoot the Thick-knees and Lapwings, it flew off. Fortunately, it ended up perching in some vegetation, in a reasonably shootable position, giving us a few more photo opportunities.