Preening Juvenile Falcon

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
10643856/1000000 sec. / ISO 400
Nearest Area
Point Fermin Park
Town
San Pedro, CA
Brief Directions
https://sanpedro.com/san-pedro-area-points-interest/point-fermin-park/
Notes
Point Fermin Juvenile Falcon 2019
Description
According to the locals, the female adult Falcon is a young one and the previous female was nowhere to be found. This year, being a young parent, the nesting season was later than the previous one. This pair only had two fledglings at the beginning of July this year. One of the juveniles landed in a shaded area on the cliff that morning and beginning to preen itself. During the preening, the bird was high enough for the light to reach the bird. I immediately stopped down and exposed to the left, allowing the side light to create this big contrast scene that we truly saw with our eyes.
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Date Added
August 9, 2019
Date Taken
July 1, 2019