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Starling taking off from the very small twig off a very thin branch on the apple tree..................one from the archives...........I thought we all needed a bit of sunshine.............and heat..............GrinGrinGrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Spread My Wings And I'm Off............
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:28 Jan 2013 - 6:43 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Natures Haven, Starling, Wildlife / nature, Wings
Votes:97

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 6:49 PM

Stunning. Excellent timing. Absolutely beautifully captured SmileSmileSmile

Lavina

nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 6:49 PM

A quality capture, great timing!

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
28 Jan 2013 - 6:51 PM

Excellent work... I would say just perfect one!Smile
Regards Valery

JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
28 Jan 2013 - 6:51 PM

Great detail, colour and timing on this Julia! Love these birds! John Smile

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 6:52 PM

Superb timing, Julia, and wonderful detail in his plumage. Carol

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8829 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 6:56 PM

Wonderful taking-off image, Julia, just perfect. He looks to have a smile on his face tooGrin.

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 6:58 PM

Practicing to cross Niagara Falls by the look of it. Another splendid shot. Smile
x

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 7:01 PM

Great timing

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41103 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 7:03 PM

Oh for the wings, the wings of a ....... starling!! TongueGrinGrin

Dave

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91925 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 7:06 PM

A well captured moment.

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96178 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 7:12 PM

Just had to be yours, Mrs StarlingWink

Adrian

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 7:14 PM

A cracking Starling, Julia.
Colin

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 7:18 PM

Another super Starling shot, JuliaSmileSmile

Cliff

johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 7:28 PM

Julia a truly wonderful photograph. An example to us all. You should feel absolutely ecstatic with this image.

tonyguitar
28 Jan 2013 - 7:31 PM

Everyone likes this and so do I. The starling has earned my respect . A clever survivor. TG

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 7:39 PM

Stunning detail, Julia, and great timing.

Ray

Ray

chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 6143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 7:47 PM

Beautifully timed and very well captured.
David

Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 8:09 PM

Superb image - I love the sharpness of the body of the bird and the movement in his wings, fabulous.

HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
28 Jan 2013 - 8:17 PM

Grate timing Julia.
Elena

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 8:37 PM

An amazing shot! WOW!

carper123
carper123 e2 Member 3116 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 9:21 PM

Just perfect, Julia, got the lot, a cracking image, wonderful detail, luv it.
Well done.
Darryl. x SmileSmileSmile

marktc
marktc e2 Member 456 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 9:46 PM

Spread your wings and fly away.... I'm sure they are words from a Queen song... great shot Julia.

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 10:05 PM

Quality capture Julia. These don't seem to have such a good image but they are really attractive birds with gorgeous plumage.
Ron

tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 10:48 PM

Well timed. Top plummage details.

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2013 - 11:31 PM

First Class Image - great movement!!

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
29 Jan 2013 - 4:52 AM

What a joy to see !! A great image Julia !!

JohnChambersPhotography

Great timing Julia good details and colours.

John

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 12:35 PM

Excellent well timed shot.......Sandy

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 3christinecilia vcard England
29 Jan 2013 - 2:55 PM

good timing lovely shot well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 3:43 PM

Great capture with that motion blur accenting the detail in the head.
Rende

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7204 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 6:08 PM

Great shot nice timing too

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
30 Jan 2013 - 1:12 PM

Nice colours and detail, like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 9:48 PM

A terrific take off shot timed to perfection. It's a wonder that tiny twig can hold the starlings weight!

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