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... where is she?
Little swallows waiting for their parents in Nadaud's garden, taken during lunch break.
Don't worry, she was back soon after, dad was feeding the siblings. More to come I feel (if they let me Tongue)

_thanks to all those who voted and commented on the unusual rose.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:19 Jun 2013 - 1:10 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Mum has been for ages now!
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:19 Jun 2013 - 8:51 PM
Tags:Bird, Juvenile, Swallow, Wildlife / nature
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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 8:57 PM

Oh this is precious! Fantastic capture! PattiSmile

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 8:59 PM

These two shots have the 'Aaaaaaah' factor in abundance!

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 9:02 PM

V2 for me. Lovely capture

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 9:04 PM

Lynne has summed this shot up to a "T"Wink

I wonder why some come all the way to our shores and others remain on the mainland?


Adrian

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4557 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 9:05 PM

Beautiful shots !!!......great fun mousing quickly between the two !!!!!!!!!

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achieverswales
19 Jun 2013 - 9:08 PM

Two wonderful captures of these beautiful birds Annette, both excellent but V2 just edges it for me.

Regards

Trev.

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Michaela_Solway
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19 Jun 2013 - 9:08 PM

Two wonderful shots..cute expression captured on the black fellowWink

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Rev2
Rev2  4215 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 9:19 PM

Lovely.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 9:24 PM

Two well observed wildlife captures.

Albert

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senn
senn e2 Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 9:25 PM

fantastic shot of duo ..

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 9:56 PM

She will be back! Two wonderful images!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 10:05 PM

Wonderful... mousing over the two versions, in time to some music as well. Kept me entertained for ages GrinGrinGrin

Dave

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
19 Jun 2013 - 10:20 PM

2 stunning images. Nicely exposed. Well captured.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 10:43 PM

Very well captured anticipation, Annette. If you mouse back and forth it's like they're watching a tennis match...lol

Andrew Grin

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 10:46 PM

V2 for me well caught.

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jun 2013 - 10:55 PM

Beauties Annette Smile
Ron.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2013 - 1:35 AM

You've got us all mousing over the two images so we can't chose a favourite now!
Swallows no less - I usually see these like specks way too far away to ever capture,
so well done you!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2013 - 6:20 AM

Charming captures, Annette, Im sure they'll let you take some more images to share with us Smile Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2013 - 7:32 AM

Look left, look right, where the heck has she got too?
Nice work, Annette.
Ronnie.

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64362 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2013 - 7:55 AM

Grin Keep a look out, she won't be long. Smile What sweet pictures, and fun to flip back and forwards. Smile

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digital_boi
20 Jun 2013 - 8:05 AM

V2 makes it for me Annette

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2013 - 10:10 AM

Fab shot
mike

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2013 - 12:53 PM

2 fab shots Annette, really well done to even get these in the viewfinder, not easy,
Geoff.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2013 - 1:44 PM

Excellent shots Annette. As Geoff says we dont see too many of these.GrinGrin
Ron

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2013 - 5:10 PM

Cracking shots of these two.
Ju

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8755 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1589 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2013 - 6:34 PM

These are wonderful, V2 is my favourite, and I do hope you get lots more.

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MalcolmS
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20 Jun 2013 - 7:25 PM

Two cracking shots Annette, well seen

Malcolm

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Holmewood
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20 Jun 2013 - 10:43 PM

Great shot

Last Modified By Holmewood at 20 Jun 2013 - 10:43 PM

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LuDa
LuDa  1 United States
21 Jun 2013 - 12:07 AM

How cute, lovely pic.
Regards,
LuDa

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gajewski
gajewski  9 United States9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 7:32 PM

A fantastic shot of these fledglings -- great detail, perfect composition and a very nice background bokeh.
-=\Walter

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Glostopcat
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23 Jun 2013 - 8:55 PM

A delightful image of these beautiful little birds, it is good to see that they are fully fledged

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cbrundage
cbrundage  1 United States
25 Jun 2013 - 2:05 PM

Delightful to see them on the lookout!

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