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A Curlew in flight photographed recently flying over an area of farmland which, when it floods in the winter, should be the base for many of these wonderful birds and numerous other waders.
Thank you for your interest in my previous upload, "Long-tailed."

According to Psalm 90 verse 10, I have today reached my "allotted span." That may be so but I shall be out with my camera as usual, even if I do have to keep an eye out for the Grim Reaper.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:100.0 - 400.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 752.9 - 3011.5 mm)
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 Oct 2012 - 12:52 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Daylight
Title:Curlew Flight.
Username:TerryMcK TerryMcK
Uploaded:15 Oct 2012 - 9:09 AM
Tags:British wild birds, Curlew, Tmck, Wild birds, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2012 - 9:46 AM

Happy birthday, Terry Smile. A grand capture, too, enjoy your day Smile Carol

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2012 - 11:22 AM

He looks just a little mournful but what a super in-flight. Many Happy Returns, Hope you get some ultra good images to help add to the joys of your day.

Ann

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2012 - 11:42 AM

heh !! HAPPY BIRTHDAY
It will be mine this week as well . I am quickly catching up to you x x

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96187 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2012 - 1:04 PM

Many happy returns mateTongue

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2012 - 1:10 PM

An excellent inflight capture Terry, superb timing. Belated birthday greetings my friend

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 Oct 2012 - 6:57 PM

Amazing capture Terry. Superb flight shot.
Ron

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sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Oct 2012 - 9:44 PM

fabulous shot my friend

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FeatherFriend e2 Member 733 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2012 - 9:27 PM

Lovely detailed flight shot Terry,
Geoff.

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