Young Peregrine Falcon - NJ

 

Fledgling Peregrine Falcon in the rain:

Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - NJ

Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - NJ

Taking advantage of a passing shower I photographed this young peregrine on its first week out of the nest/eerie. To make the rain more visible, I used a slow shutter speed of 1/50s. This photo was taken handheld at 800mm! How, you may ask? 😉 These kind of slow shutter speeds are possible to get handheld with an amazing 6.5 stop image stabilization of the Panasonic G9 camera paired with Leica 100-400mm lens.

This photograph was taken in the natural habitat of the Palisades Interstate Park, New Jersey.


 

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