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Bird Identification: CLOSED: Mystery bird of prey

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rntx22
Houston, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 29, 2012
1:45 PM

Post #9102779

Saw this guy in Brazos Bend state park in February. He flew over so fast didn't have time to make any camera adjustments & the exposure is terrible. I am on a new computer system & don't have any photo editing software yet... if anyone wants to try & enhance this for us it should make an ID much easier! I can email the original (it's large) or you can try to use this one.

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

April 29, 2012
2:22 PM

Post #9102813

Tried lightening it in photoshop; unfortunately, it's solid black with no detail. So I fear it'll have to remain a UFO.

Resin
rntx22
Houston, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 29, 2012
2:57 PM

Post #9102835

oh well. Only raptors/hawks I remember seeing that day was an american kestrel... and I have some other photos that actually turned out ok of him! Thanks

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