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Peregrine Falcon at Troutlake
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Author:  Apy [ Nov 15 6:10 pm ]
Post subject:  Peregrine Falcon at Troutlake

Hi there. Just after 3pm today, I was at troutlake (despite the horrible weather) and spotted a Peregrine Falcon very high up in a tree by the lake. This is a new record for me personally, I've never seen one there before. Unfortunately due to the terrible light and the fact it was so high up, I had to bump my ISO and hope for the best. It was basically a silhouette when I was looking at it. I got a few record shots only.


Author:  revs [ Nov 15 6:23 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Peregrine Falcon at Troutlake

Congrats on the lifer!
Always good to see these birds, trout lake gets some interesting birds for an urban area.

Author:  Apy [ Nov 15 6:30 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Peregrine Falcon at Troutlake

Thanks a lot! I was delighted to see it, even though it was initially so dark I wasn't immediately sure it was even a Peregrine, I'm so used to seeing Cooper's in that Area. There were a lot of crows in the same tree but it wasn't for moving. : ) I was even surprised to see a Swan on Troutlake the other day, in the 7 or 8 years I've been going there, never have I seen a Single Swan on that lake!

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