Taken 12-Jul-15
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Keywords:Eastern saker falcon, Falco cherrug milvipes, India, Ladakh, Tso Kar, bird of prey, raptor, saker falcon
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Dimensions3100 x 1818
Original file size2.47 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken13-Jul-15 02:05
Date modified8-Sep-16 10:12
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/5000 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+2/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePartial
Saker Falcon, Tso Kar, Ladakh, India

Saker Falcon, Tso Kar, Ladakh, India

This is an Eastern Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug milvipes), a subspecies that ranges from Mongolia through China and into extreme northern India (Ladakh), where recently nesting and reproduction have been confirmed.