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Another image taken at the MWFC a few weekends ago. This bird is not as fast as the falcons but the sheer size of the wingspan makes it difficult to catch it all in the same shot!

Thanks for all the C&C on my kestrel shot and any comments most welcome on this shot.

Jeannie.

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 300mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
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Username:geniehawk geniehawk
Uploaded:7 May 2009 - 9:04 PM
Tags:General, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature
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ZX1400
ZX1400  7 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 - 9:07 PM

Great capture.
Taco

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baclark
baclark  53740 forum posts United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2009 - 9:07 PM

Wow....hope you ducked as you pressed the shutter! Amazing image of a beautiful owl.
Barbara

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2009 - 9:07 PM

Fabulous shot Jeannie. This is my kind of shot. Wonderrful focus and terrific timing and crop.
Ron

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Lucy_Locket
Lucy_Locket e2 Member 733 forum postsLucy_Locket vcard England
7 May 2009 - 9:10 PM

Blimey - how scary is that?!? Fantastic shot though Wink
Lucy

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CherryMartin
7 May 2009 - 9:10 PM

Great capture.

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arhb
arhb e2 Member 72306 forum postsarhb vcard United Kingdom68 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2009 - 9:15 PM


Quote: Fabulous shot Jeannie. This is my kind of shot. Wonderrful focus and terrific timing and crop.
Ron

Couldn't have put it better myself.
Excellent shot.

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Platchet
Platchet  7 Wales8 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2009 - 9:17 PM

An absolute cracker, well taken!
Gary

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2009 - 9:21 PM

absolutely wonderful

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viscostatic
7 May 2009 - 9:34 PM

A very impressive owl, quite frightening really.

Phil

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mikaela4
mikaela4  5 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 - 9:40 PM

Nice capture
Mikaela

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PeelNStick
PeelNStick  10 United States4 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2009 - 9:40 PM

Intense bird capture. Good work.

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CraigJones
7 May 2009 - 9:43 PM

Beautiful, well done


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StephenDurrant
7 May 2009 - 10:02 PM

Fantastic this is not an easy shot but you have nailed this Grey
well done

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Paul_Walding
7 May 2009 - 10:14 PM

Brilliant shot......Paul

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shandoor
shandoor  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2009 - 10:34 PM

Wow a superb shot wonderful detail great colours and hope he missed you lol US PHOTOGRAPHERS what we will do to get "the shot" lol
Alexa

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Fisher2
Fisher2  6 Ireland
7 May 2009 - 10:39 PM

The eye contact is first class , pure focus or what.
Dessy

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HeatherR
HeatherR  6 Scotland
7 May 2009 - 11:15 PM

WOW what a cracking shot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HeatherR

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7130 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2009 - 6:00 AM

A stunning capture, Jeannie. Carol

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DeSilver
DeSilver e2 Member 7DeSilver vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2009 - 7:48 AM

Cracking shot. very well caught. Smile


David.

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geniehawk
geniehawk  7181 forum posts England
8 May 2009 - 7:56 AM

Thanks all for your kind remarks on this image, I can't believe it gone this well so quickly! I am glad to say the bird did miss me though!

Jeannie.

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Wilmot
Wilmot  6338 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2009 - 8:01 AM

Superb capture
Steve

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bertty
bertty  5 United Kingdom
8 May 2009 - 8:14 PM

nice one

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wideangler
9 May 2009 - 12:00 AM

Wonderful Picture, I'm in awe.

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2009 - 10:05 PM

This is an amazing capture, I love the determination on his face!
Anjantoo
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Neomax38
Neomax38  5 United Kingdom
13 May 2009 - 5:07 PM

Beautifully captured...intense look in his/her eyes... wow
Max

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ABiggs
ABiggs  7
13 May 2009 - 8:51 PM

Amazing shot - another great capture
Andy

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2009 - 5:07 PM

Absolutely superb, stunning sharp detail and great eye contact. This is a cracking image, I wish I could get inflight shots like this.
Steve.

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StephenDurrant
27 May 2009 - 9:46 PM

Fantastic image.... sharp as a pin ....head on are hard shots to get but you have nailed it superbly well done

Last Modified By StephenDurrant at 27 May 2009 - 9:47 PM

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
3 Oct 2009 - 9:21 AM

Did he give you a new hair do on the way past, centre parting....
Superb capture, well timed

Nicky

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jokinarnya
18 Dec 2009 - 11:32 AM

Nailed this one, best I've seen for a long time.

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