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Thanks for comments and votes yesterday, today's upload was more luck than anything because of the speed of these birds.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70.0-300.0 mm f/4.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:11 Mar 2012 - 12:31 PM
Focal Length:140mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.8
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/3200sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Female Saker Falcon
Username:achieverswales achieverswales
Uploaded:3 Jun 2012 - 9:23 AM
Tags:Falcon, Female, Pets / captive animals, Raptor, Saker
Votes:38

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95951 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 9:32 AM

I had a go at a Peregrine once - so fast I never even got it in the frameWink

Adrian

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 10:05 AM

You make your own luck Trev......They ain't easy though I know that myself.

Well done...Ade

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digital_boi
3 Jun 2012 - 10:15 AM

Well done Trevor dont thnk i would even attempt it.....fine capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 436 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 10:21 AM

Brilliant - Carole

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nikshot
nikshot  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 10:25 AM

What a shot Trev, well done, they are so quick.

Nick

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franken
franken e2 Member 123197 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 10:27 AM

Brilliant capture Trev!

Ken

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
3 Jun 2012 - 10:31 AM

Superb inflight capture Trev, wonderful detail.

Len

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 10:44 AM

A fabulous capture, Trev. Carol

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41077 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 11:34 AM

Well-caught, Trev, and very well presented.

Dave

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 11:35 AM

It's very hard to make good photo's without a bit of luck Trev Wink Beautifully framed and the slight vignetting works well.
Rende

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Imagephotographics

Super capture Trev, well done !

Chris

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 11:58 AM

Really fast to capture Trev
but you managed, well done
Lillian

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
3 Jun 2012 - 1:50 PM

Not an easy shot but you got it well Trev.
Brian

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 3:41 PM

Great in-flight capture, Trev - I would imagine these are difficult to capture in the air Wink
Trev Smile

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 8:24 PM

Great light on the wing feathers in this superb in-flight shot Trev.
Gary

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8293 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 8:37 PM

good in flight shot, definitely NOT easy

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 10:48 PM

Wow fantastic detail. Trev. excellent work. paul

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 Jun 2012 - 5:20 AM

A very good in-flight capture, well done you! Grin
IB

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2209 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2012 - 7:54 AM

Brilliant ,I would have only manage to get the blue sky.
Netta Grin

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2012 - 10:26 AM

I had a go at photographing one of these recently up on the Gower. Not easy. You have done very well.

Gerry

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2012 - 11:28 AM

Excellent and fantastic capture,
saeid

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 10:55 PM

A terrific opportunistic capture, you've timed this one to perfection

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