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Aug 16, 2012
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So it was a hoof. I didn't think there was a hoofed animal small for the eagle to lift. Obviously, I was wrong. :oops:
Dik-diks are the smallest antelopes and stand about 30–40 centimetres (12–15.5 in) at the shoulder, are 50–70 cm (19.5–27.5 in) long, weigh 3–6 kilograms (6.6–13.2 lb), not much different from the 5DSR + 100-400mm II + TC used for the picture.
 
Aug 16, 2012
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This one is impossible to identify the prey. It's a tiny crop of a Crowned eagle at f/4, iso 12,400, pushed through nearly 2ev further with the 5DIV at dusk. The guide identified the prey when the eagle lifted its foot at the rear - a blue monkey. The eagle occupies less than 700px*600px, about 1% of the area of the sensor.
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storioni

I'm New Here
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Hi everybody!
I have been following the forum and especially this thread for a long time, many thanks for some wonderful and inspirational posts! I decided to make my humble debut with the following three pictures:
a Resplendent Quetzal posing during a lunch break (wild avocados as always!), a Large-footed Finch busy gathering nest material and a friendly greeting Yellow-throated Toucan.
Greetings
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