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The worlds smallest raptor, with prey

The black thighed falconet (Microhierax fringillarius) is the worlds smallest bird of prey - the size and weight of a sparrow and capable of hunting prey as big as itself. This image shows a male falconet holding a chick that it has just hunted from another birds nest.

TAGS: Hunting, Malaysia, Raptor

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© Paul Williams.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2013
Total Views: 41
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 4:39 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO250
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