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A pair of Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica) taken on Staple Island, Farnes, last week. These little birds have tremendous characters and are so entertaining to watch. This is a full frame capture.

Many thanks for your C&Cs on my last upload - very much appreciated, as always Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM +2.0x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:12 Jun 2013 - 11:57 AM
Focal Length:600mm taken 19.5m from subjects, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/6400sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:By the left - quick march - right turn!
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:17 Jun 2013 - 8:03 AM
Tags:Atlantic, Farnes, Fratercula arctica, Humour/fun, In unison, Marching, Northumberland, Puffin, Staple island, Wildlife / nature
Votes:43

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 8:08 AM

Excellent Images!! Great place!!

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 9:34 AM

Obviously joining in with the trooping of the colours - and wishing the Queen a Happy Official Birthday from a distance WinkWink
Helen

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ringyneck
ringyneck  8308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 9:42 AM

Great image...well exposed for those blacks/whites....fantastic presentation and title,

Keith

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 11:22 AM

Always great fun trying to get shots of these Sylvia. Wonderful capture.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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ChrisWallace
17 Jun 2013 - 12:47 PM

lovely image and title suits hehe
Chris

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Daisymaye
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17 Jun 2013 - 1:36 PM

Love their little feet in the air marching. An excellent sharp image........Sandy

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96179 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 3:04 PM

A joy to view Sylvia

Thanks for sharing

Adrian

PS Any news on the flycatchers?

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 5:23 PM

A splendid shot & love the title.
Ju

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Goodley
Goodley  5 United Kingdom
17 Jun 2013 - 5:59 PM

very good capture sylvia,would love to go there.

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91925 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 7:43 PM

A well timed capture Sylvia - Puffins on parade.Smile Great stuff.
Brian.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 7:51 PM

Looks like they are doing the Hokey Cokey Sylvia, great capture, you made it then!

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 7:59 PM

They really do look like characters, an amazing well timed capture

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 6143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 8:53 PM

Excellent timing Sylvia, a lovely image, it must be wonderful to get close to these amazing little characters.
David

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2013 - 9:17 PM

Nicely seen and timed Sylvia...

Mike

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42413 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
17 Jun 2013 - 9:24 PM

Excellent shot Sylvia - timing is everything!! Lou

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2013 - 10:19 PM

A most amusing natural history image Sylvia, it looks like they are marching to your beat

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