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Eagle Hunter

Kazakh eagle hunters capture the birds in their nest and start training them immediately. They become reliable hunting bird when they reach 2 years old. They can capture rabbit, fox and other small animals in the winter when the temperature drops to -40. The region inhabited by the Kazakh nomads, Bayaan Olgii, is nestled in the Altai Mountains bordering China, Kazakstan and Russia. This was the Eagle Festival taken place in Sep. 2016

TAGS: Eagle, Mongolia

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© Libby Zhang.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 11, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Mongolia