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Here a falcon climbs in the California Hawking Club’s 2004 Sky trials.

This was the only Sky Trial event I recall being to where the sun shone on the proceedings. It was still quite cold, but at least it wasn’t raining.

Fuji S2, Nikkor 70-200mm lens. Cropped from original, resized, tone curve applied, and some unsharp mask.

Wesley R. Elsberry

Falconer. Interdisciplinary researcher: biology and computer science. Photographer. Husband. Christian. Activist.