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(Aegypius monachus)

(Aegypius monachus)
Photo Information
Copyright: Jose Diogo (josediogo1958) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 494 W: 27 N: 1837] (11747)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-08-18
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/7.1
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-08-28 10:16
Viewed: 3391
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Abutre-preto,Cinereous Vulture,Black Vulture, Monk Vulture, or Eurasian Black Vulture (Aegypius monachus)

I searched this bird on TN and have not found any results.



This is my contribution to the site.

Is the largest of soaring birds that occur in Portugal.The wingspan can reach 3 meters.

Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 1/3158
F-Stop: f/7.1
ISO Speed Ratings: 800
Focal Length: 700/1 mm
Date Taken: 2012-08-18 08:19
Metering Mode: Spot
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
File Size: 277 kb

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  • Great 
  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2012-08-28 10:22]

Hello Jose,
Excellent photo presentation of this rare Bird species, great contribution to the TN!

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-08-28 10:28]

Hello Jose.
Wow, a super shot. Very good exposure with clear sharp details. Looks great against the blue BG. TFS.Best regards Siggi

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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2012-08-28 10:37]

Olá Diogo!
Eu te asseguro que meu urubu é menos feio que o teu!!! kkkkkkkkkkkkk
mas que foto!!!Boa escolha de diagonal e excelente nitidez.Bom trabalho!!!Obrigada por compartilhar!!!( va ver o meu urubu...você vai gostar).Um abraço!

Ciao Jose Diogo, great capture of superb vultuure in fantastic fly, perfect focus, wonderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hallo Jose
A very impressive image! The way you captured this soaring vulture with its wide opened wingspan looks like the vulture is protecting everything that is below it. Thanks for sharing a great image.
Best regards.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-08-28 12:45]

Boa noite Jose,
Nice photo of this Black Vulture in difficult light conditions. Good focus on the head and diagonal composition. Impressive moment with spread wings.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-08-28 13:59]

Hi Jose,fantastic diagonal made by this impressive wings! A great capture and a magnificent details,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Jose

Excellent in-flight shot of this Vulture,
the diagonally framing it add dynamism
to the image, TFS


Hi Jose,
nice to see this bird here. I have seen it in Turkey and Spain I think, but not in Portugal.
Have you seen, that you have some dust particles on your sensor?
best regards

Ciao Jose. Super taken for the imponent in flyght agains the blue BG.TFS the rare specie.


I like the diagonal aspect, nice head-turn Jose.
Good work & thank you!

Hello Jose,
A great in-flight shot with nice details, coloration & diagonal framing. Nice work & TFS. regards & best wishes!


Hello Jose,
Beautiful photo, excellent sharpness and perfect POV
Thanks for sharing and congratulations
Hello Vanni

hello Jose,
a great capture of this flying Vulture bird with great sharpness and tonal range.
great composition.
best wishes,

  • Great 
  • deons Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 0 N: 55] (595)
  • [2012-09-19 4:36]

Hi Jose
Excellent in-flight shot of this majestic vulture.
The bird is really impressive and looks very intimidating.
TFS Deon

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