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Cuckoo in flight.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF300mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:2 Sep 2012 - 2:39 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/4000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Cuckoo's flight.
Username:Kingfisher8 Kingfisher8
Uploaded:3 Sep 2012 - 2:47 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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ValSaxby
ValSaxby e2 Member 9140 forum postsValSaxby vcard United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 - 2:56 PM

Yet to see a cuckoo let alone photograph it - well done you a superb capture of this guy.

Val

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 - 3:00 PM

Beautifully composed. Great image. Wonderful colours.

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
3 Sep 2012 - 3:05 PM

nice movement.....

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 3:10 PM

Well caught in flight a bird I have only heard but not seen

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 3253 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 3:21 PM

Fantastic capture......................well deserving of all the accolades it receives.........GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 3:31 PM

Outstanding capture. Very, very nice. Grin

Gerry

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 3:47 PM

An absolutely smashing shot ,well done.

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 - 4:26 PM

Superb shot, Keith.
Tony

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philhomer
philhomer  437 forum posts England32 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 5:19 PM

get's my (very very rare) UA so what else can i say?

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lawbert
lawbert  71721 forum posts England15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 5:39 PM

I tip my hat to you!!

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 3christinecilia vcard England
3 Sep 2012 - 6:42 PM

beautiful shot have not seen one.GrinGrinGrinGrin

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arhb
arhb e2 Member 72333 forum postsarhb vcard United Kingdom68 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 7:19 PM

Outstanding capture - well done.

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bps11
bps11  2 England
3 Sep 2012 - 8:36 PM

An excellent capture PERIOD!

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 9:46 PM

Fantastic,one of the best in flight shots I have seen.
Tom.

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Alanup
Alanup  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 10:32 PM

The other comments say it all "Brilliant"

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BydoR9
BydoR9  3 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 - 9:20 AM

Great capture! Smile

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91909 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2012 - 3:20 PM

Just fabulous !!

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
4 Sep 2012 - 4:37 PM

Used to hear lots once but no more pity really, lovely shot great detail in flight very well done a credit to you, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Priti
Priti  2 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 - 6:36 PM

Super shot.

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2012 - 6:39 PM

Some live a lifetime just to see one of these rarities now and to get one in flight is superb and something to remember always
Cracking capture
Richard

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Nick_G
Nick_G e2 Member 526 forum postsNick_G vcard England
5 Sep 2012 - 1:53 PM

StunningGrin

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gabriel_flr
5 Sep 2012 - 2:59 PM

Excellent caught, best bird picture ever seen!
Gabriel

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Kingfisher8
5 Sep 2012 - 6:07 PM

Thank you all for your C/C and many thanks for your awards.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 8:26 PM

A wonderful inflight capture, well done you on photographing this scarce bird. One that is heard but is rarely seen

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Kingfisher8
1 Nov 2012 - 10:52 AM

Many thyanks Glostopcat.

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Jamie_MacArthur
29 Mar 2013 - 10:51 PM

absolutely superb

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Kingfisher8
30 Mar 2013 - 12:00 AM

Thanks a lot Jamie.

Keith.

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