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Featured in The Group on August 7th, 2011.
Featured in It’s In the Detail… on May 7th, 2011.
Featured in The Birds on May 2nd, 2011.
Featured in Playful Photogenic Animals on April 27th, 2011.

These birds are primarily dark coloured. By the time they are 4 or 5 years old, they will develop a distinctive white head and tail feathers. The adults also have a large yellow beak.

Juveniles often have white mottling, especially under their wings.

When seen soaring, these birds hold their wings horizontally flat and at a ninety degree angle to their bodies.

Taken at the Birds of Prey Centre in Coaldale, Alberta, Canada.

Canon EOS 50D
Focal length:300 mm
Exposure:1/400 at f/7.1
ISO 250
No post-processing

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I am an amateur photographer living in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

I enjoy photographing the wonders of the world around me; whether that means capturing images of animals and wildlife, scenic natural landscapes, or man-made wonders.

I travel all over Canada in pursuit of this passion and my dream is to one day be able to do this full-time.

Thank you for your interest in my work,
Alyce Taylor

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Comments

  • Dave & Trena Puckett
    Dave & Trena P...over 3 years ago

    Amazing capture! So intense looking! The details are beautiful!

  • Thank you :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

    Nice colorful capture Alyce

  • Thanx Larry :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Gabrielle  Hope
    Gabrielle Hopeover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture.

  • Thanx Gabrielle :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • dgrizzle
    dgrizzleover 3 years ago


    April 27, 2011

  • Thanx for the feature Darcy :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • avdw
    avdwover 3 years ago

    wow!!

  • Thank you :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • © Jolie  Buchanan
    © Jolie Buchananover 3 years ago

    Wonderful Alyce

  • Thanx Jolie :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBabout 3 years ago

    May 2, 2011

  • Thanx for the feature Teresa :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • swaby
    swabyabout 3 years ago

    Quite the beautiful capture, wonderful detail! Congratulations!

  • Thanx Tina :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, lovely work.

  • Thank you Andrea :)

    – Alyce Taylor

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