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Old July 4th, 2008, 01:32 PM   #1
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A Hawk, Flies and Ants

Yesterday evening, I stepped out the front door and saw a hawk on the ground obviously feeding. I went back in to get my HDR-HC1 and shot the following:

http://www.mediafire.com/?jxmlxozxmym (17MB, ~22 seconds, .wmv format)

It's a bit shaky in places but when the hawk has finished its meal, you can hear its wings and see the prey's feathers get blown around.

Within a minute, I was at the location and was amazed to see the flies and ants already dealing with the leftovers.

I'm very impressed with the HC1's macro performance.
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