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Resting falcon

Photo: Brent Hollow

This New Zealand falcon (karearea) was photographed in Central Otago immediately after a windstorm. The tired bird decided it was safer to rest than fly away from me.

– Brent Hollow

Camera settings: Nikon D90, 70-200mm f2.8, Exposure 1/2500 @ f/6.3 ISO 500.