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A puffin landing with a catch of eels but it can't hang around as the gulls are just behind after the fish. Seconds later it down its burrow and away for the gulls.

Thanks for all your comments on my last upload, very much appreciated.

Regards Richard

Camera:Canon 5D MK11
Lens:Canon 100-400 Zoom
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Head for Cover
Username:Richsr Richsr
Uploaded:14 Jun 2010 - 8:38 AM
Tags:Farne island, General, Puffin, Sand eels, Wildlife / nature
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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:41 AM

I never got a decent piccy of these dear little fellows
This is a belter

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:46 AM

great comp wonderful colours and detail a cracker Wink
andy

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Imagephotographics

Well captured Richard

Chris

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soulofharmony
14 Jun 2010 - 8:53 AM

love their eye's... beautiful shot !

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Kingfisher8
14 Jun 2010 - 8:53 AM

Lovely capture well done.

Keith.

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OVrtnarHigi
14 Jun 2010 - 8:54 AM

Tip top frightened puffin.

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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:56 AM

well captured Rich, bags of detail and colour
keith

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Alan_Coles
14 Jun 2010 - 8:57 AM

Cracking detail and the colour is spot on - great stuff.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:57 AM

There seems to be a sense of urgency in the bird leaning forward, on the way to the burrow no doubt.

Dougie

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 9:01 AM

Thanks for your comments everyone catch up later.
Regards Richard

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gingerdelight
14 Jun 2010 - 9:06 AM

Another stunning shot Rich, well caught!
Carol

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 9:22 AM

excellent DOF, nice crisp and sharp image Richard
regards
Yung

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finepetportraits

Great capture, well done!

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wyatturp
wyatturp  8 England
14 Jun 2010 - 10:24 AM

Good DOF rich well done

DougSmile

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ducatirider
14 Jun 2010 - 11:35 AM

Classic Puffin shot, well captured - Paul

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alighalam
alighalam  5 Iran, Islamic Republic of1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 12:06 PM

Beautiful image,very well done RICHARD.
Ali

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mrjt
mrjt  8 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2010 - 12:46 PM

Nice image.

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5184 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 12:54 PM

Good use of DOF Richard.
Derek

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LesF e2 Member 7176 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 1:24 PM

Spot on this Richard

LesF

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 1:53 PM

An excellent capture Richard.
Bob

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Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 2:09 PM

Superb capture Richard..........Sandy

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 3:54 PM

Thanks for all your comments everyone - much appreciated.
Regards Richard

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andymark  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 3:59 PM

a beautiful and amazing shot

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 4:49 PM

Stunning capture, Richard. Excellent bit of work.
TrevB Smile

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ironman
ironman  5
14 Jun 2010 - 5:14 PM

Great shot.Nicely composed.

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MikeH
MikeH  9217 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 5:55 PM

60,000 pairs of Puffins on the Farnes ! Good to get one on its own,
Mike

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colmar  742 forum posts Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 7:35 PM

Wonderful image so perfectly composed and captured Colin

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Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:09 PM

Thanks to everyone for there comments very much appreciated.
Regards Richard

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Oliverpants e2 Member 5Oliverpants vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:14 PM

Excellent capture of this little bird running for cover. Ann

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saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 10:09 PM

A Superb and Excellent capture,very well taken and presented.
saeid

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MichaelBHanney
MichaelBHanney e2 Member 6MichaelBHanney vcard
14 Jun 2010 - 10:41 PM

Nicely done Richard - the splashes of colour work well against the green.

Michael

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dathersmith
14 Jun 2010 - 10:47 PM

Another nice one Richard.

Darren.

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Tonyd3
Tonyd3  101009 forum posts United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 11:02 PM

more difficault than you would think this, i had a god three or four years ago but nothing as good as this i fear.

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
15 Jun 2010 - 7:04 AM

fantastic !

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