Buzzards fighting

This juvenile buzzard (on the left) had possession of a dead pheasant which the adult (on the right) wanted. When I saw the stand-off developing I set a shutter speed of 1/2000th second and an aperture of f/8. After some hostile manoeuvres, the adult delivered a kick to the juvenile which knocked it to the ground. That was the end of the contest. It happened so fast I couldn't really follow it with my eyes but at 7 frames per second, the images recorded by my camera told the whole story.

F/8, 1/2000s, ISO 800
Accepted: Bristol 2021 (Honourable Mention)

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Buzzards fighting

This juvenile buzzard (on the left) had possession of a dead pheasant which the adult (on the right) wanted. When I saw the stand-off developing I set a shutter speed of 1/2000th second and an aperture of f/8. After some hostile manoeuvres, the adult delivered a kick to the juvenile which knocked it to the ground. That was the end of the contest. It happened so fast I couldn't really follow it with my eyes but at 7 frames per second, the images recorded by my camera told the whole story.

F/8, 1/2000s, ISO 800
Accepted: Bristol 2021 (Honourable Mention)

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