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Roadside Hawk

Image # 1D4_00070

Rancho Naturalista, Tortuguero, Costa Rica


Canon 600L/f4 IS with 1.4x II Teleconverter

ISO 2000, f/5.6, 1/200 second

Manual Exposure, 550EX at -1 EV

Gitzo 1329/Arca Swiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick

We were exploring the grounds, walking along the road leading to Rancho Naturalista, and spotted this beautiful Hawk in a tree in the valley below us, almost 190 feet away!  A fair amount of cropping and processing in Photoshop were necessary to generate this image.