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NZ Morepork


NZ Morepork
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Copyright: Murry Cave (caveman) (2)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-05-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 50D, 100 mm macro
Exposure: f/4, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-05-18 14:31
Viewed: 5649
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The morepork or Ninox novaeseelandiae,is NZ's native owl, not often seen during day. Preferred roosting in Karaka trees. We have at least one at our place in Plimmerton.
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Hi Murry,
Good to see you here on TN. I've been away myself,but I'd like to do more now, i've got plenty of new stuff to post.
This is a great capture of a young Morepork.
Being nocturnal,it can be pretty hard to get close to them in a half decent light. You were lucky here and made the most of it. Cool !
Cheers
Steve

Great image Murry, Steve is so right, owls and such are difficult to capture as the light is often subdued around their roost. Well done with this one great exposure around the birds face

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