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This is a shot from last year's trip to Orkney. It was taken from the vehicle at the roadside in a place called Yesnaby.

Camera:Canon EOS 10 D
Lens:Canon 500 mm f4+1.4ext
Recording media:N/A
Title:Calling Curlew
Username:ron thomas ron thomas
Uploaded:12 Nov 2006 - 6:09 PM
Tags:Bird, Calling, Curlew, Wader, Wildlife / nature
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skewey
skewey  731 forum posts England
12 Nov 2006 - 6:21 PM

Great capture Ron.
Paul

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Member 8
12 Nov 2006 - 6:24 PM

Smashing capture this.love it
Pauline

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maroondah
maroondah  10239 forum posts Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2006 - 6:49 PM

Very good image of the bird in its environment.
Regards
Gerry

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chrissd
chrissd  8304 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Nov 2006 - 7:22 PM

what an image, excellent capture
chris

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DaveHobbo
DaveHobbo  7 England
12 Nov 2006 - 8:22 PM

Super shot.

Dave H

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abtuie
abtuie  9
13 Nov 2006 - 12:18 AM

Very good capture Ron. These birds are very difficult to photograph.

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glenalva
glenalva  8324 forum posts Scotland
13 Nov 2006 - 7:39 AM

Another of my favourite birds, great natural looking shot.

Ali

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Newtman
Newtman  85 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2006 - 8:58 AM

I agree with Abtuie, these birds are difficult, but you have caught one well here.

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freybird
freybird  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2006 - 10:30 AM

Good capture, especially calling. Geoff

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2006 - 12:52 PM

Fancy going all the way to Orkney for the shot....We have then running around the estuary to the Bristol Avon at the moment Smile Just can't get bloody close enough to get a reasonable shot...grrrr....Nice work as always Ron.

Ade

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85742 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2006 - 7:43 PM

A fantastic Curlew shot Ron as are your previous three

Adrian

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troberts
troberts  7
13 Nov 2006 - 7:44 PM

Impeccable photography as ver
Tony

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