Striated Caracara

© Mark Oxley

Striated Caracara

Maurilio Ultramari 11/28/2002 7:51:53 AM

Beautiful capture! #14218

Cathy M. Gromball

Awesome shot Mark! I love this! The catch light in the eye is perfect!

Cathy :) #26670

Terry Gee

Great shot- I am so jealous, we have no Birdworlds here!
The most exotic bird I've gotten is a sea gull :) #26733

Carol Sherman

Absolutely marvelous, I've only read about them. #26737

Mark Oxley

Thank you all for your kind words. I nearly deleted this image as the framing, exposure and background were all wrong. I put it through PS and adjusting the contrast, colour saturation and a little bit of croping and bluring of the background has completely transformed the final image. After resizing I always run my images through the unsharp mask as a finishing touch. #26743

Gary H. Minish

Excellent shot, Mark! I'm glad you rescued it ;-) #26814

Cathy M. Gromball

Congratulations, Mark, on your well deserved win(s)!

Cathy :) #32613

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Shot at Birdworld in the UK. Canon D60 / 100-400LIS.

Uploaded on 11/28/2002 7:20:56 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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