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Cape Pigeon in Flight - 1

Image # 1D2_01513

Waters off Kaikoura, New Zealand


Canon 100-400L IS at 400 mm

ISO 320, f/11, 1/1000 second

Manual Metering



Also called the Cape Petrel, these birds are dramatically smaller than the Albatross, and are quite fast and agile in flight. Shooting them was significantly more difficult because of their speed, rapid and unpredictable turns, etc. but that made it perhaps even more fun!