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Conquiro Caro Flying through smokey clouds,<br />
in search for carrion:<br />
The older the meat<br />
the better to eat.. Geotagged,HDR,The Netherlands,Trigonoceps occipitalis,White-headed Vulture,oliemeulen,tilburg,zoo Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Conquiro Caro

Flying through smokey clouds,
in search for carrion:
The older the meat
the better to eat..

    comments (12)

  1. Caught in motion, enhanced noice to enlarge the gloomy atmosphere.. Posted 8 years ago
  2. Yeay, Lion class! Posted 8 years ago
    1. Congratulations! Welcome to the club! :) Posted 8 years ago
      1. Thanks, I worked kinda hard for it too;) it took 177 quite selective photos and I had a lot of fun too! Still do as a matter of fact;)
        Great to be one of the Lions!!
        Posted 8 years ago
    2. Congrats! Welcome to the Lion class! Finally you can read what's in the secret forum ;-) Posted 8 years ago
      1. Ghehe, yeah! I'll go and see:) Posted 8 years ago
  3. Great bird, great action and nice poem! Promoted! Posted 8 years ago, modified 8 years ago
    1. Thanks J! A bird of solitude and saddness in a remarkable strange kind of way.. Posted 8 years ago
  4. What a haunting photograph. I love it. Posted 8 years ago
  5. Wow great snap and superb poem. BTW I too write poems. :) Posted 6 years ago
    1. Hi Sunil, you've been busy commenting! Thanks for the poem, I'll hope to read some of yours accompanying your shots too:) As a matter of fact, I'll browse your shots right now! Really appreciating your comments btw. Posted 6 years ago
      1. Yes, I'm now busy in reading your comments. I will start writing poems on the shots from now on-wards. Posted 6 years ago

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The White-headed Vulture is an Old World vulture endemic to Africa. It has a pink beak and a white crest, and the featherless areas on its head are pale. Its has dark brown upper parts and black tail feathers. The feathers on its lower parts and legs are white. It has a wing span of 2 m and spends a lot of time soaring looking for food. It roosts in tall trees near to water at night.

Similar species: Diurnal Birds Of Prey
Species identified by Ludo Sak
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By Ludo Sak

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Uploaded Sep 12, 2012. Captured Apr 1, 2012 12:45 in Reitse Hoevenstraat 20, 5042 Tilburg, The Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO160
  • 85mm