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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:
Ghost Crab Burrow Black Eared Kite Fisherman Pulling Up Net Kayakers Entering Sea Arch Setting Anchor Ghost Crab Burrow Nara Passed Out On The Upper Deck Black Eared Kite Fisherman Pulling Up Net Kayakers Entering Sea Arch Setting Anchor Front Of Temple Building Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Ghost Crab Burrow Nara Passed Out On The Upper Deck Black Eared Kite Fisherman Pulling Up Net Kayakers Entering Sea Arch Setting Anchor Claira At Po Kong Village Road Park Nara On Big Track Beach At Shek O Some Light Green Fern Standing At Lookout New Years Market At Night Front Of Temple Building Helen And Nara In Gondola Claira At Po Kong Village Road Park Mainland Tourists On Beach Front Of Temple Building Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Fisheries Boat Crashing Through The Waves Ghost Crab Burrow Nara Passed Out On The Upper Deck Black Eared Kite Fisherman Pulling Up Net Columnar Basalt Cliffs Claira At Po Kong Village Road Park Hiking At Hoi Ha Wan Bent Columnar Basalt Beach At Shek O Some Light Green Fern Standing At Lookout New Years Market At Night Front Of Temple Building Helen And Nara In Gondola Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Fisheries Boat Crashing Through The Waves Ghost Crab Burrow Nara Passed Out On The Upper Deck Black Eared Kite Beach At Shek O Boats Looking To Buddha On Hill Lotus Flower One Blowing Produce Market City View At Night Bikes Parked On Pier Some Light Green Fern View Of Central Walking On Boardwalk Beach At Shek O Boats Lotus Flower One Blowing Produce Market Bikes Parked On Pier Almond Cookies Kite Surfer Practicing Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Changeable Lizard Basking Beach At Shek O Boats Lotus Flower Bikes Parked On Pier Almond Cookies Beach At Shek O Boats Bamboo Inscribed 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 Almond Cookies 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 Almond Cookies Kite Surfer Practicing Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Beach At Shek O Boats Lotus Flower One Blowing Produce Market Bikes Parked On Pier Almond Cookies Kite Surfer Practicing Claira Climbing To Upper Floor Changeable Lizard Basking Beach At Shek O Boats Lotus Flower Bikes Parked On Pier Almond Cookies Beach At Shek O Boats Bamboo Inscribed 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: Asia, East Asia
Scientific Name: species related to Milvus migrans lineatus (black-eared kite)
Tag: bird, Hong Kong, triptych, bird in flight
Larger image: 2000 x 710
Raw image: 3100 x 1100

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