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Good Morning All,

Thanks all for the response to my Juvenile Siskin posting, much appreciated. Today it's another wildife/birding shot. Taken back in January from a trip to Gigrin Farm Red Kite Feeding station....a great afternoon out if anyone is in the area.

Happy St David's Day to all my Welsh epzer's btw !!

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon 400m L f4
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Red Kite
Username:Alan_Coles Alan_Coles
Uploaded:1 Mar 2010 - 8:08 AM
Tags:General, Landscape / travel, Wildlife / nature
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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 8:11 AM

thats a smashing capture.lesley

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 8:15 AM

It is such a great place to visit and you have managed to bag a good one here, not easy to do despite the many birds around as I know....

Linda

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meyeview
meyeview e2 Member 5592 forum postsmeyeview vcard Scotland
1 Mar 2010 - 8:24 AM

you lucky guy. i have a falcon that flies near my house but does not give me the opportunity to capture him.
nice one.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 8:25 AM

Been to Gigrin Alan. A superb spectacle to see all those Kites. Could not get anything as good as this however. Stunning shot.
Ron

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 8:26 AM

brilliant detail cracking colour a wonderful in flight capture nice one Wink
andy

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
1 Mar 2010 - 8:28 AM

Very well taken!
cor

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peterellison
1 Mar 2010 - 8:29 AM

A wonderful capture!
Peter.

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Image123
Image123  5 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2010 - 8:32 AM

superb detail
Gareth

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13321 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 8:34 AM

Super capture,
Alan

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Ian-Munro
Ian-Munro  6200 forum posts Wales15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 8:52 AM

Nice and sharp Alan. I pretty much expect razor sharp bird images from you now. I think over the last 8 month you have raised your game with them.

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heids
heids  5 Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 9:23 AM

Amazing in flight image so clear and detailed. Well done

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Lizneil
Lizneil  5 Scotland
1 Mar 2010 - 9:49 AM

We have a pair of kites that fly over our farm but could never get a shot like this. Superb photo
Liz

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Imagephotographics

Great shot Al - good detail captured !

Happy St David's Day to you also ! Just been watching all the little girls going into school in their costumes.

Chris

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
1 Mar 2010 - 10:48 AM

Very good shot, well caught.
Tony

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Tom-Melton
1 Mar 2010 - 10:48 AM

excellent capture

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Briarah
Briarah  4 Australia
1 Mar 2010 - 10:55 AM

Fabulous catch!
Tina

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andy210966
1 Mar 2010 - 11:14 AM

An excellent 'in-flight' shot!

Andy

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 11:18 AM

Great action/wildlife photography.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 11:52 AM

Superb capture.
Joan.

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 1:36 PM

Great capture love the light on the wings

Brian.....................................................

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 2:09 PM

Only too pleased to be the click for 30

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 5:22 PM

Started to comment on this ages ago, Ithink the phone rang. I do like the detail on the feathers of the wings and tail, the feet look agressive and fierce.

Dougie

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 6:34 PM

sorry to click and run - internet dodgy

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Dave_Holdham
1 Mar 2010 - 7:27 PM

Great in flight capture, wonderful bird

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wideangler
1 Mar 2010 - 9:17 PM

Superb!

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2010 - 10:26 PM

Super flight capture mate
Steve

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metro074
metro074 e2 Member 4metro074 vcard Australia8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2010 - 8:50 AM

Fantastic plumage detail
Carol

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 439 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2010 - 6:41 PM

Outstanding shot. You really made the most of your visit.

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