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Lorraine Boyd
Cohoes, NY
02:22 pm

Equipment Details:

D7500 with 200-500 mm lens

Post-processing Details:

Crop and enhance lighting and color

Image Details:

A Peregrine Falcon high up on a tower over the Mohawk River. Peregrine means "wanderer". It has one of the longest migrations of any North American bird (may travel 15,500 miles in a year). It is also the fastest animal on the planet, diving over 200 mph to strike its prey.

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