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A Red kite Milvus milvus, from last weeks session at The Hawk Conservancy Trust

Many thanks to Jenny (Jenny-D), for her award given to my Marbled white

Off there now, to see if any have emerged today. Up to yesterday evening, there was just the solitary male flying about


Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:25 Jun 2013 - 11:35 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:HCT No 2
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:1 Jul 2013 - 5:28 PM
Tags:Andover, Birds, Hants, Hct , Pets / captive animals, Red kite, Wildlife
Votes:72

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 5:32 PM

A superb pose, Adrian, showing of his wonderful plumage. Hot, sunny, late 20's, light breeze. Carol

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 5:33 PM

Sharp & detailed image with great lighting Adrian
Regareds Brian

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ChristineD
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1 Jul 2013 - 5:35 PM

A fabulous pose

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johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 5:35 PM

Lovely detail great image super DOF .
Regards John.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 5:35 PM

what a handsome chap, lovely detail and what a stare!

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mjparmy
mjparmy e2 Member 5mjparmy vcard United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 - 5:36 PM

Beautiful shot, fantastic detail.

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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 8863 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 5:41 PM

Stunning shot Adrian, excellent colour and plumage detail,
Neil

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Caziwinkles
1 Jul 2013 - 5:41 PM

Excellent pose for you here Adrian - very well taken. Smile

Carol

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114484 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 5:48 PM

Nice over the shoulder pose and a more natural looking b/g than your normal images Adrian, which I have to say I prefer much more......Good work mucker...

Ade

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KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 5:58 PM

Cracker Ade


Grin

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 5:59 PM

Wow...this is superb, what great detail, and love the pose..wish I had another UA

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 6:03 PM

A terrific portrait of this majestic bird, the detail and clarity in the feathers is most impressive and I like the over the shoulder pose.
Quote: Nice over the shoulder pose and a more natural looking b/g than your normal images Adrian, which I have to say I prefer much more......Good work mucker...

Ade

That is because no groundsheets from Next or bed sheets from Debenhams were rigged up to act as a "natural looking" background!WinkGrinTongue

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 6:11 PM

Stunning capture Adrian,

Ali Grin

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Jul 2013 - 6:16 PM

Fine capture Adrian, excellent pose and detail,
Fred.

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Neil-Ludford
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1 Jul 2013 - 6:19 PM

Beautiful picture of this beautiful bird. Neil

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dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 2dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 - 6:22 PM

Superb detail
Dave

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 6:32 PM

An excellent and detailed shot, the bird captured in an interesting pose.
Ronnie.

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christinecilia
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1 Jul 2013 - 6:34 PM

wow lovely shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 6:57 PM

stunning photography, magnificent bird well captured.
ant.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 7:00 PM

One of those extra large butterflies, eh?

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NaturesHaven
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1 Jul 2013 - 7:10 PM

Love that pose and that intense stare............GrinGrinGrin

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 430 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 7:43 PM

Super shot!

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Brian65
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1 Jul 2013 - 7:45 PM

Perfect in every way Adrian.
Brian

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anglingandyq
1 Jul 2013 - 7:49 PM

Cracking image Adrian.

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LuDa
LuDa  1 United States
1 Jul 2013 - 7:55 PM

Adrian this is great work, superb sharp image with a nice DOF. I really love itSmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards,
LuDa

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bricurtis
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1 Jul 2013 - 7:55 PM

Wonderful plumage detail - great pose.
Brian.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 8:04 PM

Wow!!
Absolutely superb, Adrian!

Richard

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 8:08 PM

Superb Adrian, a very beautiful image.

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Jenny-D
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1 Jul 2013 - 8:10 PM

A stunning image Adrian, love the pose.

Jenny Smile

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NigelKiteley
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1 Jul 2013 - 8:31 PM

Great pose and detail Adrian, a cracking image mate!

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7102 forum postsTrev_B vcard England63 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 8:42 PM

A perfect over the shoulder pose and tac sharp.

Trev

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Holmewood
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1 Jul 2013 - 9:39 PM

Fantastic shot Adrian. Cathy

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Goodley
Goodley  4 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 - 10:09 PM

very nice shot mate,
kev.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 10:11 PM

Awesome shot of the Kite Adrian. These are such great looking birds.:GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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hasslebladuk
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1 Jul 2013 - 10:45 PM

Love this shot
mike

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 10:46 PM

Adrian.. another superb, detailed image, posing perfectly for you! Smile

Sarah *

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bunbeam
bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2013 - 11:43 PM

stunning detailed capture
bun Smile

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 7:27 AM

A cracking capture.

Albert

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silverfoxey
2 Jul 2013 - 8:53 AM

Great sharp image of detail, and a nice blurred BG. James

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2013 - 10:12 AM

Fantastic....

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 11:31 AM

Superb in all respects Adrian,
Geoff.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 5:50 PM

Great!
Diane

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7116 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 5:54 PM

What an impressive bird these are, and you have caught him in a great pose

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MikeRC
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16 Aug 2013 - 11:51 AM

WOW !!! ....what a fantastic shot....brilliant !!!

....Mike

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