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Thanks for all the birthday wish's yesterday

Today a nut hatch I caught in flight.

Thanks for looking.

Regards. - gary

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:Canon EF 400mm 5.6 L USM Lens
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Flying nutty
Username:gary_d gary_d
Uploaded:29 Apr 2013 - 4:57 PM
Tags:General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:91

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54211 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2013 - 4:58 PM

Not often we see one of these in flight, let alone with a nut. In fact I've never seen one in flight. Terrific shot.
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29 Apr 2013 - 5:00 PM

Excellent in flight capture Gary, great timing,
Fred.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
29 Apr 2013 - 5:01 PM

Firstly a belated Happy Birthday Gary !! I trust you had a splendid day !! This is an amazing and unusual capture - well done Smile

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Meditator
Meditator  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2013 - 5:04 PM

Great capture


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JohnChambersPhotography

Excellent in flight action so well timed and in good detail can't ask for more than that.

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DOGSBODY
DOGSBODY  51432 forum posts England30 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2013 - 5:08 PM

A Brilliant capture. So well framed and pin sharp. Andy

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2013 - 5:11 PM

Thats a bit special, Grin

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Franko59
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29 Apr 2013 - 5:17 PM

Cracking shot!!,,, regards Ian

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WhiteRose1
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29 Apr 2013 - 5:22 PM

Superb bit of timing and in-flight capture, Gary.

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JuBarney
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29 Apr 2013 - 5:22 PM

A really lovely unusual shot and
Belated Happy Birthday.
Ju

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2013 - 5:26 PM

Oh dear didn't know it was your BIRDday, please accept my belated wishes Smile
it is a cracker and I'm jealous Smile
well done , just a tad over filtered methinks. otherwise realy well done I tried all afternoon freezing my **** off as I wanted get them before they land but too little light on our north wall.

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Trevrox
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29 Apr 2013 - 5:28 PM

What a magical moment captured superbly.

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Glostopcat
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29 Apr 2013 - 5:31 PM

A brilliant inflight capture Gary, one of your very best mate

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the kite man
29 Apr 2013 - 5:32 PM

Brilliant capture. certainly gets my vote.
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ColleenA
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29 Apr 2013 - 5:35 PM

WOW ....A great bif capture...GrinGrinGrin

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trevrob
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29 Apr 2013 - 5:49 PM

excellant flight capture

trev

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lonely_oryx
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29 Apr 2013 - 5:52 PM

Brilliant - would do well in international exhibitions

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Mike_Smith
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29 Apr 2013 - 6:09 PM

Cracking inflight shot Gary first time i have seen a Nutty caught like this

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christinecilia
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29 Apr 2013 - 6:12 PM

great timing well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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buxton
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29 Apr 2013 - 6:24 PM

Stunning capture. Grin
Martin..

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ali63
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29 Apr 2013 - 6:31 PM

Excellent shot,

Ali Smile

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pamelajean
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29 Apr 2013 - 6:42 PM

I don't know if it has anything to do with being a year older, Gary, but this is a fantastic capture. As others have said, it's rare to see a nutty in flight.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2013 - 6:48 PM

A fantastic shot of the nuthatch in flight: they move so fast, goodness knows how you managed this.
Ronnie.

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2013 - 7:16 PM

Belated Happy Birthday to you !

Super capture, don't think I've seen one caught in-flight before.

B.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7394 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom967 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2013 - 7:27 PM

The awards say how good this is. Brilliant!
Moira

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Norfolkboy
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29 Apr 2013 - 7:31 PM

Outstanding capture, Gary.
Colin

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taggart
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29 Apr 2013 - 7:31 PM

This is an amazing image---Kudos!

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richmowil
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29 Apr 2013 - 7:37 PM

Nice image!! I like it a lot!!

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Holmewood
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29 Apr 2013 - 8:23 PM

Fantastic shot

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DOXHOPE
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29 Apr 2013 - 8:43 PM

A good difficult flight shot..
well done

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Nikonuser1
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29 Apr 2013 - 8:57 PM

A super image, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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dave1967
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29 Apr 2013 - 9:08 PM

Very nice shot
Dave

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6519 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2013 - 9:24 PM

I have just got back in, wow I did not expect this, totally over whelmed, thanks everyone.

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anglingandyq
29 Apr 2013 - 9:46 PM

Excellent bif greaat detail well capturred

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TonyDy
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29 Apr 2013 - 10:06 PM

Super shot, Gary.
Tony

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Irishkate
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29 Apr 2013 - 10:38 PM

Most unusual image - great timing - I'd be happy just to get an image of one perched on a branch.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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franken
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29 Apr 2013 - 10:47 PM

Truly amazing!

Ken

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Daisymaye
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30 Apr 2013 - 3:36 AM

Wow! This is really amazing. .....Sandy

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tonyng
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30 Apr 2013 - 9:48 AM

This is so so difficult to get and hats off to you Gary. HBD.

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Rende
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30 Apr 2013 - 1:09 PM

Amazing capture Gary; beautifully done!
Rende

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valleys_twilight

Top shot Gary hope you had a great birthday matey?

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30 Apr 2013 - 4:50 PM

this must be a contender for photo of the week Gary one of the i have seen on here for a long time


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Herge88
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30 Apr 2013 - 6:06 PM

This is a cracker Gary and worthy of all the attention it has recieved.

Best Matt

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Nigeve1
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30 Apr 2013 - 7:38 PM

Superb capture.
Nigel

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EAS
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1 May 2013 - 4:11 AM

Fabulous, as is clearly agreed by all those who gave that wonderful array of awards!

Ann

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1 May 2013 - 7:02 AM

Belated happy birthday Gary! This is a special image as borne out by all the awards!
Ann

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Ridgeway
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1 May 2013 - 1:55 PM

Wow,,what a great shot,,very nice young man,,

Aidan,,

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helenlinda
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1 May 2013 - 2:19 PM

Superb detail SmileSmile
Helen

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EMJAYCEE
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2 May 2013 - 4:22 PM

Wow, this is marvellous.
Joan.

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2 May 2013 - 4:29 PM

whoah!!!
look at all those well deserved awards.....Smile

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romansnumber7

Cracking image Gary, well done mate

Paul

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6 May 2013 - 4:07 PM

Wow! Perfection!

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13 May 2013 - 10:14 PM

Belated Birthday wishes Gary.
91 and counting.

David

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