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Some bewick swans I saw flying over the Rushy Pen Lake to the Severn Estuary on a visit to Slimbridge back in late February, the bird flying below is a juvenile.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 235.9 - 786.4 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Feb 2014 - 11:24 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Bewick Swans in flight IV
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:21 Mar 2014 - 8:08 AM
Tags:Bewick swans, Glos, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:54

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2014 - 8:14 AM

What an amazing capture Ed, great timing

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CarolG
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21 Mar 2014 - 8:16 AM

A superb capture, Ed. Carol

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debu
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21 Mar 2014 - 8:19 AM

Superb in flight capture.
debu

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Nikonuser1
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21 Mar 2014 - 8:40 AM

Excellent in flight capture EdSmile

Cliff

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DicksPics
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21 Mar 2014 - 8:46 AM

Must've been trained by the Red Arrows, Ed!
An excellent in-flight shot.

Richard

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bobhowell
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21 Mar 2014 - 9:10 AM

Excellent and to get 3 so sharp. SmileSmileSmile Bob

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PhilT2
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21 Mar 2014 - 9:49 AM

Nicely controlled shot..........so easy to seriously overexpose swans even when on water

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ali63
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21 Mar 2014 - 9:49 AM

A beautiful in flight image Ed,

Ali Smile

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NaturesHaven
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21 Mar 2014 - 9:55 AM

Baby came too............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
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21 Mar 2014 - 11:06 AM

These are so graceful and beautiful Ed.
A gorgeous image.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
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21 Mar 2014 - 11:34 AM

Super inflight capture.

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RonnieAG
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21 Mar 2014 - 12:32 PM

Very well captured in-flight shot, Ed.
R.

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Mollycat
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21 Mar 2014 - 2:12 PM

Superb capture Ed. Excellent work.
Peter.

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kathrynlouise
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21 Mar 2014 - 2:16 PM

This is a stunning capture Ed GrinGrin

Kathryn

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DerekL
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21 Mar 2014 - 4:18 PM

Lovely in-flight image Ed.

Derek

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Maiwand
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21 Mar 2014 - 6:26 PM

Great timing Ed. Cracking good capture.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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EMJAYCEE
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21 Mar 2014 - 6:27 PM

You have captured the grace and beauty Ed.
Joan.

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21 Mar 2014 - 6:45 PM

A superb group inflight, perfectly captured. Love both the detail and the contrast against the blue sky. "Superb photography Ed"

Regards Nathan

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21 Mar 2014 - 6:53 PM

Great image of this family group in flight.
Paul

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Lynniesefforts
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21 Mar 2014 - 7:54 PM

Super timing Ed..A great shot.

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Mike_Smith
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21 Mar 2014 - 7:59 PM

Hi Ed, cracking in flight shot

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mikbee
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21 Mar 2014 - 8:18 PM

A fine line up here Ed.
Good shot.
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21 Mar 2014 - 8:21 PM

Excellent tracking!

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21 Mar 2014 - 8:22 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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21 Mar 2014 - 8:23 PM

What a beautiful trio well captured! John

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21 Mar 2014 - 10:17 PM

Fantastic shot Ed. Cathy

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21 Mar 2014 - 10:23 PM

Great capture Ed.

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22 Mar 2014 - 7:07 AM

All f the above and then some.

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