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Cathartes aura (Turkey Vulture)

The white and black contrast on the underside of the wings is quite striking.

Age: Mature
Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Saturday, May 20th, 2006 at 4:17 PM
Exposure: 1/750 sec at f5.0
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
With cropping (you see 60% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 386mm lens on a 35mm camera
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia
Scientific Name: species related to Cathartes aura (Turkey Vulture)
Tag: bird, BC fauna, multiple frame image, triptych, bird in flight
Larger image: 2000 x 696
Raw image: 4600 x 1600

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