African Pygmy Falcon With Catch by Rashid Latiff

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African Pygmy Falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus)

Taken in the Northern Cape, South Africa

ISO400, f11, 1/1250, 840mm

NJoy :)


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Hi, I live in Cape Town, South Africa. I’ve been taking pics for the last 20 some-odd years. I do mainly South African Wildlife and Seascapes.

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  • swaby
    swabyover 2 years ago

    Oh wow never heard of these before, pretty little birds! Awesome capture with its own capture!

  • They are quite small growing up to only 20cm (8inches) long. Thanks for enjoying :)

    – Rashid Latiff

  • jaffa
    jaffaover 2 years ago

    wow, cracking spot and shot.

  • Thank you!

    – Rashid Latiff

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 2 years ago

    Such a beautiful little bird. Great capture.

  • Thank you Bunny!

    – Rashid Latiff

  • Dean Cunningham
    Dean Cunninghamover 2 years ago

    wonderful shot, love the backgorund too – awesome portfolio rashid !

  • Thrilled that you could climb in and enjoy Dean! Thank you!!

    – Rashid Latiff

  • Lynda Harris
    Lynda Harrisover 2 years ago

    Oh Wow – the detail is amazing Latiff – and the light, and the composition …….. Beautiful work!!

  • Appreciate the comments Lynda! Thank you!!

    – Rashid Latiff

  • Jenifer  Bunnett
    Jenifer Bunnettover 2 years ago


  • Thank you Jenifer!

    – Rashid Latiff

  • Kent Keller
    Kent Kellerover 2 years ago

    Beautiful image of this falcon with prey Rashid!

  • Thank you Kent!

    – Rashid Latiff

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 2 years ago

    Rashid how about posting this in

    Images of Endearment

    I fine this darling! Hugs Laura

  • Thank you Laura!

    – Rashid Latiff

  • Joy Rensch
    Joy Renschover 2 years ago

    Very beautiful capture of this African Pygmy Falcon. He had his eye on you. :)

  • Thank you Joy:)

    – Rashid Latiff

  • JaanaWilson
    JaanaWilsonover 2 years ago

    Great capture! beautiful colours as well.

  • Thank you Jaana!

    – Rashid Latiff

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