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One from my last Farne islands Trip! Yes yet another Puffin shot!!

Thanks for your votes, valued and appreciated, as always!!

Have a great week!!

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:8 Jul 2013 - 11:14 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Puffin - Little angel
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:29 Jul 2013 - 12:07 AM
Tags:Auk, Farne islands, Fratercula arctica, Northumberland, Puffin, Sandeel, Seabird, Staple island, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:103
Voters:Badgerfred · LouG · cdm36 · Alda · andylea · nonur · AnnJ · GillyB · Hermanus · CarolG · Mrsbass · robway · cats_123 · Andysnapper · fentiger · Derek_Fearn · tomcat · barbarahirst · M_squared · Nigeve1 · RobertTurley · alant2 · NaturesHaven · User_Removed · Alan_Baseley · Philip_H · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · crapsnap · nealie · Arty · User_Removed · NDODS · WesternRed · Tish1 · sparrowhawk · Nikonuser1 · morpheus1955 · Rapido57 · MikeGillingham · brian17302 · lonely_oryx · nickyv32 · boov · digital_boi · S_Psharma · WhiteRose1 · EileenH · JuBarney · danbrann · cjl47 · dven · kuvailija · ali63 · jovanovic · Trev_B · Niknut · anglingandyq · moiral · stuart1963 · ABPhotosUK · Growmore · capto · ChrisWallace · fcast · MalcolmM · EMJAYCEE · A Booth · Mike_Smith · gingerdelight · hasslebladuk · alligatorpants · Holmewood · pollisher · rontear · georgiepoolie · Tigger1 · mjparmy · Mike_S · AnneWorner · DonMc · DerekL · Chinga · cazozphil · Valerie1 · silverfoxey · nabil1 · adriansart · PCarman · annettep38 · ColleenA · malburns · Irishkate · jinstone · Dave_Henderson · Snappypappy · Terces_Resop · KDC · Ian-Jones · MrBMorris · feefeepootle · gwynn56 · Glostopcat · uktruckie ·
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Unique Views:121

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
29 Jul 2013 - 12:12 AM

Excellent capture by you and the puffin Bill, super image,
Fred.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 12:34 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 12:44 AM


Quote: Excellent capture by you and the puffin Bill, super image,
Fred.

Well said.

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
29 Jul 2013 - 12:50 AM

What a lovely capture! Ann.

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Benlib
Benlib  33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 2:04 AM

wow. A mouth full indeed. Like the timing of this shot

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
29 Jul 2013 - 4:22 AM

I love this pose Bill !! An excellent photo !!

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 5:50 AM

Beautiful, Bill SmileSmileSmile Carol

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 5:55 AM

Stunning Bill - love it!

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Andysnapper
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29 Jul 2013 - 6:48 AM

Superb, what a fantastic pose.

Andy

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tomcat
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29 Jul 2013 - 7:21 AM

Lovin' it to bits

Spot on with the focus

Adrian

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barbarahirst
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29 Jul 2013 - 7:26 AM

Ahhhhhh!!!
Bless......

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Mike_Reid
Mike_Reid  745 forum posts Scotland
29 Jul 2013 - 7:58 AM

Well done Bill
MikeSmile

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crapsnap
crapsnap  8 England
29 Jul 2013 - 9:06 AM

great shot, well captured

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User_Removed
29 Jul 2013 - 9:47 AM

A superb well detailed image.
Regards, Alf.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44035 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom111 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 9:53 AM

Incredible photography Bill...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
29 Jul 2013 - 10:04 AM

You have keep the best one last. Magic. Well done.
WesternRed.

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Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 10:22 AM

Magic!

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sparrowhawk
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29 Jul 2013 - 10:23 AM

superb shot

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 10:26 AM

Excellent capture, a super image BillSmile


Cliff

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morpheus1955
29 Jul 2013 - 10:32 AM

Superb shot, excellent timing

Hugh

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brian17302
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29 Jul 2013 - 11:24 AM

Great posture in this detailed image Bill
Regards Brian

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lonely_oryx
29 Jul 2013 - 11:32 AM

Looks like it is conducting an orchestra.

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nickyv32
nickyv32 Plus Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
29 Jul 2013 - 11:36 AM

Stunning shot Wink

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boov
boov Plus Member 2boov vcard United Kingdom
29 Jul 2013 - 11:51 AM

Beauty....

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digital_boi
29 Jul 2013 - 12:12 PM

great capture Bill love it

Graham

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51313 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 12:28 PM

"Don't shoot" GrinGrin Cracking image, Bill.

Dave

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2013 - 12:31 PM

Great capture Smile

Eileen

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JuBarney
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29 Jul 2013 - 12:51 PM

A beautiful well-timed "angel" shot
Ju

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danbrann
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29 Jul 2013 - 2:07 PM

Another cracker.Your trip has served you well and I think you can safely say it was successful.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3660 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 3:34 PM

Another top class shot,

Ali Smile

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
29 Jul 2013 - 3:37 PM

Very beautiful indeed Bill !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin I wonder how can they do that?! ( to have so many fishes at the same time). --- Best regards from Finland. ---- Jukka.

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Trev_B
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29 Jul 2013 - 3:53 PM

Well done Bill, lovely pose.

Trev

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
29 Jul 2013 - 5:21 PM

A belter BillSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
29 Jul 2013 - 5:46 PM

Ah the shot of my dreams Bill. Superb. Moira

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29 Jul 2013 - 5:54 PM

Love this shot Bill, the tight focus on the beak and eyes and the slight blur in the wings works really well. Regards, Andy

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29 Jul 2013 - 6:29 PM


Quote: Love this shot Bill, the tight focus on the beak and eyes and the slight blur in the wings works really well. Regards, Andy

My thoughts exactly, a cracker.Smile

ivor

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29 Jul 2013 - 7:20 PM

Great shot Bill

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29 Jul 2013 - 7:22 PM

Superb - great detail

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A Booth
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29 Jul 2013 - 7:43 PM

another classic puffin shot, stunning detail and colour in a well captured composed and presented image.

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7225 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2013 - 8:16 PM

Hi Bill, cracking Puffin shot, they really can carry a lot of sand eels

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gingerdelight
29 Jul 2013 - 8:17 PM

An amazing shot! Excellent timing!
Carol

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hasslebladuk
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29 Jul 2013 - 10:33 PM

Great puffin shot what a beak full
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29 Jul 2013 - 11:00 PM

Great shot. Cathy

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pollisher
pollisher  2 Scotland
30 Jul 2013 - 6:53 AM

Fantastic. Smile

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30 Jul 2013 - 1:51 PM

POV perfect Bill.
Ron

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Mike_S
Mike_S  4 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 - 10:37 AM

As good as they come. What a great Puffin image.

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31 Jul 2013 - 8:18 PM

Fantastic Puffin shot Bill, againSmileSmileSmile
Don

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DerekL
DerekL Plus Member 10148 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 9:24 PM

Super Puffin image.
Lovely detail around the beak/eye area.

Derek

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Chinga
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1 Aug 2013 - 1:51 AM

First class capture... Wonderful pose and with a mouthfull as well! Grin
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cazozphil
cazozphil  1
1 Aug 2013 - 4:29 AM

Amazing shot. Love it,

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Valerie1
Valerie1  768 forum posts Northern Ireland
1 Aug 2013 - 10:56 AM

Lovely action shot.

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silverfoxey
1 Aug 2013 - 4:17 PM

Super shot Bill, I'm sure these sand eels make a tasty meal. James Wink

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adriansart
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2 Aug 2013 - 7:59 PM

What a fabulous Puffin photo Bill, love that pose and all those fish in the beak!

Adrian.

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Irishkate
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13 Aug 2013 - 12:55 AM

Super catch for you and the puffin.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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13 Oct 2013 - 12:42 AM

A cracking shot of this puffin with his beak crammed full of sand eels

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