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From my recent Bempton trip!! A three year old(-ish) bird on the wind!! The Uk's Largest Seabird!!

Thanks for your votes on the Immature Blue Tit - Much appreciated!!

Bill

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:100.0-300.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 Jul 2013 - 1:26 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Gannet - on the wind!
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:24 Jul 2013 - 12:11 AM
Tags:Bempton, Bird, East yorkshire, Gannet, Morus bassanus, Rspb, Sea, Seabird, Wildlife / nature
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 12:22 AM

Very nice in flight shot.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
24 Jul 2013 - 12:27 AM

This is excellent Bill,
Fred.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 12:39 AM

Super in flight shot!

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 1:07 AM

This is a 'wow' photo, Bill!

Richard

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 1:14 AM

brilliant light and detail bill wonderful colours and timing a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 1:31 AM

Beautifully captured on the move shot
but it is the eye that grabs your attention
Lillian

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
24 Jul 2013 - 4:57 AM

This is an amazing shot Bill !! Superb !!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7139 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 5:43 AM

A fine capture, Bill. Carol

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 5:49 AM

Wonderful In-flight shot Bill - he looks incredible aerodynamic, lovely composition and detail.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England19 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 6:41 AM

Great timing. I love Bempton must try and get back there soon.

Andy

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 7:38 AM

another great capture
CornishChris

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43463 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 7:52 AM

Superb inflight, sharp as a tack and so very appealing...

Nathan

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 8:16 AM

quite a determined look you have caught here

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 8:49 AM

A great in flight capture, well capturedSmile


Cliff

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 10:15 AM

Excellent action shot beautifully captured.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 11:22 AM

Great in flight.
Joan.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 11:31 AM

Well caught

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digital_boi
24 Jul 2013 - 11:44 AM

looks like he is on a very fast effortless glide path streamlined and efficient good BIF capture like it

Graham

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 12:22 PM

Wonderful clarity; excellent shot Bill.
Rende

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2013 - 1:22 PM

Beautiful Smile

Eileen

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95940 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 1:59 PM

That super eye was giving you a strange lookWink

Adrian

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
24 Jul 2013 - 4:57 PM

Superb Bill well captured

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johncob
johncob  4 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2013 - 7:00 PM

Bill Excellent shot. I bet it looks good larger in the frame. Regards John

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capto
capto e2 Member 21275 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 7:34 PM

A very impressive bird, well caught.Smile

ivor

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 8:04 PM

Smooth as a bird. A super image showing how graceful these birds are

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footloose
footloose  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 8:27 PM

Great place to be,with a great mage.
Dennis

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2013 - 8:50 PM

Excellent! Superb detail... the background works well..

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2013 - 1:00 AM

Excellent shot great detail
mike

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
25 Jul 2013 - 2:16 AM

Fantastic Gannet , Bill ! Looks like an airplane. Super sharp and plenty of details. That aint easy ,i know, have tried hundreds of times. Very well done, Bill! --- Best regards from Finland ! -- Jukka.

Last Modified By kuvailija at 25 Jul 2013 - 2:19 AM

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Mike_Reid
Mike_Reid  745 forum posts Scotland
25 Jul 2013 - 7:18 AM

Well done bill
MikeSmile

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User_Removed
25 Jul 2013 - 8:04 AM

A nice BIF image.
Alf.

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