Turkey vulture

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you got him just right good detailing on it

Heather Mellon

A beautiful flight shot Yves. Very nice detail on the wings and head, he looks quite majestic soaring across the sky. Well done.

Yves Langlois

Thanks Heather. patiently Expected that opportunity for the last 2 years. No rush, no stress, I knew one day it would come It was 2 weeks ago.

Debra Plett

Perfect tracking Yves, focus is spot on. You captured the Vulture in a beautiful wing spread, he looks like he was gliding with the wind. Nicely done.

Yves Langlois

Thank you so much Debra. I gess my experience payed on that one. The under side of gliding birds is usualy in the shadow with poor color and details. I followed that one with the camera, circle after circle, with shots, expecting the bird to tilt a bit toward the sun. This is the best lighted shot and I was glad to see the red color of the head.

Debra Plett

Awesome Yves.

Clifford Dupuis

Amazing shot Yves, the spread wings show so much detail. Very well done

Yves Langlois

Thank you Clifford

Jenny Stevens

Indeed you were ready ! Love the sun shining through the feathers. Quite a bird.

Yves Langlois

Thank you Jenny.

They are quite common around here so I have seen many so far, but always flying too high for a good shot. Recently I went to North Hatley village and had the nice surprise of seeing that one circling at an acceptable height over the marina. I was ready.
Taken By
Yves Langlois
Taken On
August 18, 2022
turkey vulture bird animal flying
  • Focal: 400
  • Lens Model: 70-400mm F4-5.6 G SSM
  • Shutter speed: 0.001 sec
  • Aperture: f/ 5.6

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