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Hi a huge thankyou for all comments and votes on my Red Kite it had miles more interest than I could have hoped for.

this is my last upload before I go away on holiday to hopefully get a few more good shots.

I am in a club at the Raptor foundation, where they teach you to look after the birds of prey and fly them. This is a Saker falcon from the display . Its near the end because he is getting out of breath . You can tell that because his mouth is open and his tongue is hanging out

Thanks for looking

Charlie

Camera:Canon EOS 350D
Lens:100-400
Recording media:jpeg
Title:Out of Breath
Username:BlackNinja BlackNinja
Uploaded:21 May 2008 - 3:30 PM
Tags:Pets / captive animals, Saker falcon, Wildlife / nature
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Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 3:41 PM

Excellent in flight capture again. Enjoy your hols.
Paul

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 3:43 PM

Well caught just had a look at your PF some superb stuff great work

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

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21 May 2008 - 3:44 PM

Cracking capture

Dave

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 3:47 PM

Fabulous shot well done
Gerry

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StevenPrice
21 May 2008 - 3:59 PM

a cracking capture

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GMKhamish
GMKhamish  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 4:08 PM

Super image, must fly, off on hols with the caravan.

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PEP
PEP  6 England
21 May 2008 - 4:15 PM

Great shot, spot on.

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ChrisWallace
21 May 2008 - 4:21 PM

Great image Charlie, you are definately making headway into the photography game.
Chris

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IFIMAGE  6143 forum posts Wales
21 May 2008 - 4:27 PM

Great Shot!
You have a great eye for a good image.
Ian

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BlackNinja
21 May 2008 - 4:37 PM


Quote: Super image, must fly, off on hols with the caravan.

me to in our caravan on Friday !!

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 4:37 PM

What a super action capture.
Bob

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photophantom
21 May 2008 - 4:42 PM

happy holiday kiddo...........

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whiteswan01
21 May 2008 - 4:44 PM

brilliant shot you have great holiday look forward to your up loads when you get back Dawn

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graeme34
graeme34  7 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 - 4:45 PM

Excellent capture

Graeme

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
21 May 2008 - 4:48 PM


Quote: Brilliant shot you have great holiday look forward to your up loads when you get back Dawn

my wife as said enjoy, but make sure you take your camera,we need to see more of your great shots.

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 5:07 PM

Great action shot there, lovely, well done.
Have fun away and bring us some more top photo's
if poss.

B.

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LuzDeNoche
21 May 2008 - 5:07 PM

Hi Charlie. A great shot. You have a great pf and show a lot of talent. I look forward to keeping up with your work.
Smile Lucy

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Silverzone
21 May 2008 - 5:20 PM

Well done a great capture. Sylvia

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SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 5:28 PM

Fantastic shot Charlie... well done... Have a great hols!

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Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 5:28 PM

Great in flight shot, and thanks for sharing the information.

Best Matt

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pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
21 May 2008 - 5:32 PM

excellent !

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BlackNinja
21 May 2008 - 5:37 PM


Quote: Fantastic shot Charlie... well done... Have a great hols!

Jon Thanks - see in a forum you asked about new sigma 150-500 - dad has managed to hire one for this holiday ( arriving tomorrow ) so we will let you know what its like

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dathersmith
21 May 2008 - 5:48 PM

Wow, a superb capture Charlie. Enjoy your holidays, I look forward to seeing what you can get with that lens.

Darren.

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
21 May 2008 - 5:49 PM

Poor thing, had to smile at your explanation of tiredness. Have a great holiday.
Freda

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BlackNinja
21 May 2008 - 5:57 PM


Quote: Poor thing, had to smile at your explanation of tiredness. Have a great holiday.
Freda

Thanks Freda - its true about the tiredness. its how the falconers known that the bird is working hard and the time to catch the lure is getting close, Its a bit like us puffing ( so I was told )

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VNelson
VNelson  9 United States
21 May 2008 - 6:04 PM

Great shot and exposure. They can't sweat like we do. Looking forward to your shots with that lens!

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janty66
janty66  7 England
21 May 2008 - 6:10 PM

wonderful capture..

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Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 7:07 PM

Well done Charlie, another cracker enjoy your hols bet you can't wait. Ina

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21 May 2008 - 7:32 PM

Brilliant capture.
Christine

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vagabond  838 forum posts Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2008 - 9:13 PM

Another lovely shot.
jeff

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bryanmw
bryanmw  7 England
21 May 2008 - 9:30 PM

another fantastic shot charlie looks like you will get a well deserved 100 on your red kite have a good holiday and take plenty of pictures Bryan

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21 May 2008 - 9:52 PM

Great capture Charlie.
Ron

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anpix  688 forum posts United Kingdom
22 May 2008 - 6:28 AM

Great photo love the expression
andrew

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Valerie1 e2 Member 666 forum postsValerie1 vcard Northern Ireland
22 May 2008 - 10:00 AM

Good capture! I always find it difficult to get the birds while in flight. They are usually too quick for me.
Valeire

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ShedMan
ShedMan  9 South Africa2 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2008 - 11:27 AM

Very good capture, nice action shot with plenty detail.

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22 May 2008 - 11:49 AM

Excellent

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fossilized  1079 forum posts United Kingdom
22 May 2008 - 2:55 PM

Another very good flight capture. Well done. Have a great holiday.
Jean

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dickiedriver
22 May 2008 - 6:44 PM

Great in flight shot charlie keep them coming

Richard

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KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84280 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2008 - 8:23 PM

What a wonderful opportunity you have, to actually work with these magnificent creatures!! You've caught this one brilliantly, wonderful details considering how fast they fly.
I hope you enjoy your holiday................and come back with lots of new uploads!! Grin

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Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2008 - 8:23 PM

Great Saker flight shot, these dont hang about so to get a great flight shot like this , is first class
Richard

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audi_db  7 United Kingdom
22 May 2008 - 8:24 PM

Excellent shot, good detail and write up about the picture. Keep it up.

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rmr  7 Wales
22 May 2008 - 8:41 PM

another super capture well taken ,look forward to seeing more of your shots
mark

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FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2008 - 8:56 PM

A superb in flight shot, looking forward to hearing about the Sigma 150-500mm.
Geoff.

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m3lem  8 England
23 May 2008 - 7:26 PM

Wow
Great capture
Andrea x

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SKavanagh  7312 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2008 - 8:01 PM

Excellent shot
Steve

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norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2008 - 8:49 PM

Another crackin capture Charlie,nice one..............

Tony.

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Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2008 - 9:19 PM

Brilliant photograph Charlie. After your holiday you'll have to send me few ideas on how you mange to take photos this good! At the moment I seem to be working on flowers, at least they don't move!
Jann

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baxster  6 England
26 May 2008 - 11:27 PM

lovely in flight capture of a beautiful bird of prey,well done.
ian

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MrsS  84527 forum posts England18 Constructive Critique Points
28 May 2008 - 9:56 AM

Fabulous, Charlie, well worth all the votes, super timing and detail Smile

Fran x

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vandalp  6
29 May 2008 - 7:59 PM

Another stunning shot. Well done. Vanda

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JudeC
JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2008 - 12:08 PM

Awesome capture - Jude.

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shaver
shaver  6 England
1 Jun 2008 - 4:39 PM

excellent knock out pic

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dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2008 - 4:30 PM

what a fantastic shot

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