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Nature & Travel Photo of the Day, Male Northern Harrier in Flight – 7/1/13

Male Northern Harrier In Flight

Male Northern Harrier in Flight?

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Focal Length: 700 mm
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 320
Shutter Speed: 1/2500

Male Northern Harriers are a gray color and are also referred to as Gray Ghost Northern Harriers.  Adult female and juvenile Northern Harriers are brown in color.  Northern Harriers fly low over plains and grasslands looking for mice and other prey. As you can see in this photo, Gray Ghost Northern Harriers blend in well with gray skies and snow covered plains 
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