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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 Plus 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  637 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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14 Jun 2010 - 8:53 AM

Well captured Richard

Chris

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14 Jun 2010 - 8:53 AM

love their eye's... beautiful shot !

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Kingfisher8
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14 Jun 2010 - 8:53 AM

Lovely capture well done.

Keith.

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OVrtnarHigi
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14 Jun 2010 - 8:54 AM

Tip top frightened puffin.

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KBan
KBan Plus Member 9469 forum postsKBan vcard 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
Alan_Coles Plus Member 9176 forum postsAlan_Coles vcard Wales11 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:57 AM

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

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus 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 Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 9:01 AM

Thanks for your comments everyone catch up later.
Regards Richard

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gingerdelight
gingerdelight Plus Member 8298 forum postsgingerdelight vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 9:06 AM

Another stunning shot Rich, well caught!
Carol

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dmhuynh72 Plus Member 728 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
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14 Jun 2010 - 10:24 AM

Good DOF rich well done

DougSmile

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14 Jun 2010 - 11:35 AM

Classic Puffin shot, well captured - Paul

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alighalam Plus Member 5alighalam vcard 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 Plus Member 8mrjt vcard United Kingdom
14 Jun 2010 - 12:46 PM

Nice image.

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derekhansen Plus Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 12:54 PM

Good use of DOF Richard.
Derek

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14 Jun 2010 - 1:24 PM

Spot on this Richard

LesF

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14 Jun 2010 - 1:53 PM

An excellent capture Richard.
Bob

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14 Jun 2010 - 2:09 PM

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

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Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 3:54 PM

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

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14 Jun 2010 - 3:59 PM

a beautiful and amazing shot

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14 Jun 2010 - 4:49 PM

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

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14 Jun 2010 - 5:14 PM

Great shot.Nicely composed.

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MikeH
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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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14 Jun 2010 - 7:35 PM

Wonderful image so perfectly composed and captured Colin

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Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2010 - 8:09 PM

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

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14 Jun 2010 - 8:14 PM

Excellent capture of this little bird running for cover. Ann

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14 Jun 2010 - 10:09 PM

A Superb and Excellent capture,very well taken and presented.
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14 Jun 2010 - 10:41 PM

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

Michael

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14 Jun 2010 - 10:47 PM

Another nice one Richard.

Darren.

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Tonyd3 Plus Member 101010 forum postsTonyd3 vcard 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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15 Jun 2010 - 7:04 AM

fantastic !

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