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This I thinks a Peregrine Falcon and I think his name is Mirlin.
This was taken at Bosworth Battle fields back in November.
As you can see low light condistions Heavey grey cloud...
It was hard keeping up with this chap he moves very quickly.
This was the last bird out for the day and alot of people could not get a lock on there server.
I bump my iso up to 32.000 and start to get a few images I think I had to go to the very top of the iso to get this image.
I am very happy with it.
As you can see the bell on the tail feathers and the noise of not bad...
I hope you enjoy looking at him...
Dave

Camera:Nikon D3s Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 50-500mm OS DG APO
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Peregrine Falcon
Username:ugly ugly
Uploaded:12 Jan 2012 - 6:40 AM
Tags:Birds, General, In flight, Landscape / travel, Peregrine falcon, Pets / captive animals, Photo journalism, Sports / action, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7139 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2012 - 7:20 AM

Well captured, Dave. Carol

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2012 - 7:41 AM

brilliant timing dave wonderful detail super colours and tones a belting in flight capture nice one Wink
andy

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
12 Jan 2012 - 7:51 AM

Nice capture in the circumstances.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2012 - 8:43 AM

Excellent capture,love it.
saeid

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2012 - 9:05 AM

Excellent composition

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headskiesfly
12 Jan 2012 - 11:01 AM

Well done, I like the comp.
Rick

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7613 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2012 - 3:44 PM

Difficult light, and a long lens. Well done on the clarity of the bird as it is. Well composed and I like the position of the bird in the air.

Anne

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2012 - 7:33 PM

Good inflight capture Dave.
Nice one.
Mick.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2012 - 10:26 PM

Great shot and your large sensor on the D3 helps with such a high ISO. Your right they move so quick. Nice work. Paul

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2012 - 11:36 PM

Great in flight shot, Dave. Brilliant timing, vey well capturedSmile
Take care, Pauline

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flowerted
flowerted e2 Member 10105 forum postsflowerted vcard United Kingdom
13 Jan 2012 - 8:10 AM

hard shot to achieve as they move so fast so well done to even get it in the frame ted

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jan 2012 - 10:33 PM

A beautiful capture Dave,
Johanna

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jan 2012 - 11:43 PM

amzing, to get a shot at all under the circumstances. Even more as the detail is really well captured!

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2012 - 9:50 AM

That is a good in flight shot Dave - well captured. Carole

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2012 - 10:13 PM

'Superb, artistic, & beautiful in-flight Falcon Shot' ~ Peter

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