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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:04 pm    Post subject: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

My daughter and I met this wee fella while out looking for a deer. I got to within 10 feet of it doing my best paparatzi impersonation and yes I know I need to get a decent camera.
this falcon is a real speedster and takes birds in flight, when we were watching it the tables were turned as some wee swifts/swallow type birds were giving it raspberries dive bombing all around it.
this picture was from my cellphone.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:08 pm    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

these from my camera

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:15 pm    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

Pretty nice find there Elvis. Pretty lucky to get that close. Bet your daughter was pretty excited. Yup, ya really should but a new camera in this years letter to Santa. Very Happy Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:23 pm    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

if you shrink image back down with ctrl- afew times the grainy ness gets better I must have had zoom just too much. I will tell santa please please please.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:55 pm    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

Those are some beatiful mountains, Elvis. Terrain like that will keep you in shape for sure. What are the coordinates where you took the picture so I can look it up on google earth?

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:07 pm    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

pm coming your way.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 12:37 am    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

A beautiful falcon Elvis. I love seeing things like that out in the bush. One of the most majestic sights I see is a full grown wedge tail eagle riding the thermals, slowly circling looking for a rabbit or some other unsuspecting critter for its lunch.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 12:55 am    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

Elvis, next time try to make a picture trough your binoculars.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:02 am    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

Aloysius wrote:
Elvis, next time try to make a picture trough your binoculars.
could well be worth a go. I was no more than 10 feet from this beauty, magic moment my good man pure magic. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:19 am    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

As I said when we were textn today ... you lucky buggar. What an incredible sight.
Report it to DOC (unless you was poaching) I'm sure theyre interested in sightings.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:41 am    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

poaching!!! who me!!!!! Embarassed not even Al!!!! only a stones throw from a well used DOC loopy track(loopy=tramper)inside the hunting block(I think Very Happy )
yeah DOC know about the falcons around here. there are quite a few around so we must be doing something right. maybe the spell since last 1080 drop.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:09 pm    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

Wicked raptor pic! Is that a Preregine? Tallons in the second pic are wicked.

Posted this feller in SGH forum...him or his brother snagged my quail after I popped him and I think he followed me home for seconds and perched on the pole outside my deck. I love raptors. When they aint stealing my dinner!
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:22 am    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

Elvis, this is some beautiful country. If anyone would like to take a tour use these coordinates in google earth.

S 43° 53’ 32.30” E 171° 12’ 32.52”

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:27 am    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

The latitude and longitude lines aren't straight in the screen shot because of the ruggedness of the terrain. That's Mt. Peel at 1743 m / 5718 ft in the Northwest portion of the image.

Wow, just saw Mt Cook which goes above 12,000 ft and has a glacier on it.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:05 am    Post subject: Re: NZ Falcon Reply with quote

that's a rugged country..

you live in beautiful place Elvis.

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