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Milvus migrans lineatus (black-eared kite)

There were lots of large predators flying around the shores in Sai Kung. I believe I saw an Osprey at a long distance. The Black-eared Kites were by far the most common - later in the day I saw at least 10 from our position on the boat.


Altitude: 1m (3 feet)
Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 1:04 PM
Exposure: 1/640 sec at f6.3
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor
With cropping (you see 9% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 651mm lens on a 35mm camera
Location:
Ocypode Cordimana Flying Down The Beach Setting Anchor Black Eared Kite Fisherman Pulling Up Net Kayakers Entering Sea Arch Ocypode Cordimana Flying Down The Beach Setting Anchor Black Eared Kite Fisherman Pulling Up Net Kayakers Entering Sea Arch Ann Watching The Cliffs Go By Front Of Temple Building Girls At Playground Nara On Big Track Ocypode Cordimana Flying Down The Beach Setting Anchor Black Eared Kite Fisherman Pulling Up Net Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Kayakers Entering Sea Arch Ann Watching The Cliffs Go By Front Of Temple Building Girls At Playground Ocypode Cordimana Flying Down The Beach Black Eared Kite Fisherman Pulling Up Net Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Claira Walking On Beach Ann Watching The Cliffs Go By Fisheries Boat Crashing Through The Waves Bent Columnar Basalt Columnar Basalt Cliffs Helen And Nara In Gondola Nara With Flowers In The Background Front Of Temple Building Mainland Tourists On Beach Girls At Playground Some Light Green Fern Standing At Lookout Synchronized Jump Helen And Nara In Gondola Nara With Flowers In The Background Front Of Temple Building Mainland Tourists On Beach Claira At Po Kong Village Road Park Some Light Green Fern Standing At Lookout Synchronized Jump Ocypode Cordimana Flying Down The Beach Black Eared Kite Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Beach At Shek O Boats Looking To Buddha On Hill Lotus Flower One Blowing Produce Market City View At Night Bikes Parked On Pier Bird Bar View Of Central Some Light Green Fern Beach At Shek O Boats Lotus Flower One Blowing Produce Market Bikes Parked On Pier Small Shrine On Wall Kite Surfer Practicing Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Changeable Lizard Basking Hiking At Hoi Ha Wan Beach At Shek O Boats Lotus Flower Bikes Parked On Pier Small Shrine On Wall Hiking At Hoi Ha Wan Beach At Shek O Boats Incense Burner In Front Of Temple Common Kingfisher Barn Swallow Resting Nara With Window And Small Trunk Beach At Shek O Across Hoan Kiem Lake Anchored At Night Fiber Drying Common Kingfisher Barn Swallow Resting Nara With Window And Small Trunk Entrance To Fish Market Floating Arch O-torii Kaimon-dakeFrom Nagasaki-bana Us At Volcano Amano Spit Castle With Swans Climbing Toward Castle Beach At Shek O Across Hoan Kiem Lake Anchored At Night Fiber Drying Beach At Shek O Boats Looking To Buddha On Hill Lotus Flower One Blowing Produce Market City View At Night Bikes Parked On Pier View On Lamma Island Bird Bar View Of Central Beach At Shek O Boats Looking To Buddha On Hill Lotus Flower One Blowing Produce Market City View At Night Bikes Parked On Pier Small Shrine On Wall Kite Surfer Practicing Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Beach At Shek O Boats Lotus Flower One Blowing Produce Market Bikes Parked On Pier Small Shrine On Wall Kite Surfer Practicing Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Changeable Lizard Basking Hiking At Hoi Ha Wan Beach At Shek O Boats Lotus Flower Bikes Parked On Pier Small Shrine On Wall Hiking At Hoi Ha Wan Beach At Shek O Boats Incense Burner In Front Of Temple Common Kingfisher Barn Swallow Resting Nara With Window And Small Trunk Beach At Shek O Across Hoan Kiem Lake Anchored At Night Fiber Drying Common Kingfisher Barn Swallow Resting Nara With Window And Small Trunk Entrance To Fish Market Floating Arch O-torii Kaimon-dakeFrom Nagasaki-bana Us At Volcano Amano Spit Castle With Swans Climbing Toward Castle Beach At Shek O Across Hoan Kiem Lake Anchored At Night Fiber Drying
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Region: East Asia, Asia
Scientific Name: species related to Milvus migrans lineatus (black-eared kite)
Tag: Hong Kong, bird, triptych, bird in flight
Larger image: 2000 x 710
Raw image: 3100 x 1100

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