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This was the best of all the birds I could take in flight at the Hawk Concervancy Trust last week and I only managed this beacuse it was gliding along. Mind you it was so quite and low as well what a sight to see.

Bob

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:7 Feb 2013 - 11:54 AM
Focal Length:160mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.8
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Cloudy
Title:Owl (sorry do know which one)?
Username:bobhowell bobhowell
Uploaded:11 Feb 2013 - 8:42 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
Votes:43

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 567 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 8:45 PM

good timed capture

David

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jennialexander
jennialexander e2 Member 943 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 8:48 PM

Well caught Bob. So difficult.this is a great grey owl. Don't know the Latin. Normal habitat is northern forests.
Jenni

Last Modified By jennialexander at 11 Feb 2013 - 8:49 PM

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
11 Feb 2013 - 8:48 PM

Excellent capture Bob, nice timing,
Fred.

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jennialexander
jennialexander e2 Member 943 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 8:51 PM

Strix nebulosa is the correct name
Jenni

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 8:54 PM

A super in-flight shot, well done.
Ju

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abeeror2
abeeror2  1 Australia
11 Feb 2013 - 8:55 PM

Wow fantastic capture!

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 9:10 PM

Great shot Bob, and what about that detail!!
did you duck?
Lillian
got to do mine yet!

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ValSaxby
ValSaxby e2 Member 8130 forum postsValSaxby vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 9:21 PM

Super capture Bob of my favourite Owl

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 10:00 PM

A lovely low level in-flight capture, Bob.

Dave

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 10:05 PM

A great capture Bob - very well done! I've never managed to get an inflight shot!
Ann

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achieverswales
11 Feb 2013 - 10:09 PM

Stunning Bob with the added bonus of a ground shadow.

Regards

Trev.

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 11:42 PM

A superlative, well-timed capture with superb detail, Bob. A sure-fire winner for me SmileSmileSmile

Lavina

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Sianp
Sianp  6 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 - 1:12 AM

What a face Smile Nicely timed and captured.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
12 Feb 2013 - 4:18 AM

This is excellent Bob and I am sure quite a great experience to see ! Lovely action captured !

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 6:06 AM

An excellent capture, Bob. Carol

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32346 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 8:09 AM

A real cracker Bob, stunning clarity throughout.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 - 9:07 AM

Top notch capture
Steve

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JohnChambersPhotography

Excellent in flight capture in good detail,

John

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
12 Feb 2013 - 4:20 PM

cracking shot well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 4:33 PM

Wonderful shot Bob. Not the easiest bird to capture but this is a cracker.
Ron

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steviemanse
12 Feb 2013 - 6:16 PM

great shot bob lovely bird

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Jefflor
Jefflor  1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 - 7:35 PM

Very nice Bob.....Well done.

Jeff

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2013 - 8:38 AM

Great shot - love the expression on the owls face!

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johnybegood
14 Feb 2013 - 8:59 PM

Well done Bob

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