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This swallow kept coming down to the pool area looking for low flying insects, never could get a sharp in flight shot.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70.0-300.0 mm f/4.5-5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:30 Sep 2011 - 7:51 AM
Focal Length:240mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.5
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:+2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Wire Tailed Swallow
Username:Kruger01 Kruger01
Uploaded:6 Feb 2013 - 10:48 AM
Tags:African, Bird, Rspb, Swallow, Wildlife / nature, Wire
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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 11:15 AM

Isn't he handsome; nice shot
Ju

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 11:17 AM

Spectacular shot Bill.............John.

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 11:25 AM

Gorgeous image.. well done Bill.

Trev

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Derek_Fearn
Derek_Fearn e2 Member 2Derek_Fearn vcard England
6 Feb 2013 - 11:26 AM

Great capture
Derek.

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 11:49 AM

Beautiful species, flight shots of swallows are a real challenge.

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 12:10 PM

Wonderful photo of this elusive little bird
Regards Brian

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mdiniz
mdiniz  10 Brazil
6 Feb 2013 - 12:38 PM

Beautiful bird, well taken.
Marcelo

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 - 12:59 PM

Cracking shot, Bill.
Tony

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
6 Feb 2013 - 1:45 PM

fantasick shot good detail and colours. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 1:47 PM

Stunning shot and colour.

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 - 1:56 PM

A beautiful bird very well captured
Steve

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Kruger01
Kruger01 e2 Member 6Kruger01 vcard United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 - 2:13 PM

Thanks for all the kind comments

Bill M

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 2:17 PM

First Class Image!!

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Paintman
Paintman e2 Member 7853 forum postsPaintman vcard United Kingdom173 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 6:25 PM

A very well dressed birdSmile

Alan.

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