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Aerial Ballet

By Kaxxie
Hi everyone

Hereís another one from Sunday when I eventually remembered that my lens could actually move off the 70mm setting and could zoom to 300mm! 🤦🏼‍♀️

Thank you all for your votes and kind comments on yesterdayís gull image and to
Sue (sue118) for the precious UA. Willie (Banehawi) your mod was fabulous. Thank you. I must have missed your comment about getting off the 300mm. Unfortunately I forgot I could do anything other than 70mm on Sunday. 😂😂😂 I will get there.

Iíve spent the afternoon in Bushy Park kestrel hunting. I found the tree, thanks Debs. Apparently the female was on the nest and the male had been in and out but not while I was there! I saw it swoop over the lake but it was too high to get a shot. A very large group of young deer came past us though so hopefully Iíve got something I can use. 😉

Take care

Karen

Tags: Black headed gull River thames Wildlife and nature Inflight image Rivermead Island

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Saastad 3 16 17 Norway
6 Apr 2022 6:29PM
Lovely photo Karen!

Arne Smile
6 Apr 2022 6:39PM
Nice one Karen.SmileSmile
HobbitDave Plus
14 10 10 England
6 Apr 2022 6:51PM
Super pose caught, Karen, nice to take one almost full frame with your 300mm. Aerial angels they are.

Dave
Spkr51 6 United States
6 Apr 2022 7:28PM
Great shot *****
SUE118 Plus
14 8 1 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2022 8:03PM
Super shot and I never thought of Gulls doing ballet.
Jukka Plus
11 1 Finland
6 Apr 2022 8:14PM
Excellent in flight , Karen! SmileSmileSmile

Jukka
Chinga Plus
12 112 3 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2022 8:21PM
Captured beautifully !! Great shot Karen !!
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
cooky Plus
19 6 8 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2022 8:50PM
How good is that? Your joy is infectious Karen!

Lovely shot.

Kath
davyskid 6 2 Scotland
6 Apr 2022 9:19PM
Excellent inflight capture Karen. Wink
dales Plus
7 13 Australia
6 Apr 2022 10:21PM
Dancing mid air ! Beautiful shot Karen
Ian
mac Plus
21 14 Scotland
6 Apr 2022 11:38PM
A good capture, Karen, catching the bird in mid-air, especially the way its wings have been caught - indeed an aerial ballet!!
Ian
johnke 10 232 17 England
7 Apr 2022 9:03AM
Well done Karen, yes its a zoom lens, well done and good luck....John
7 Apr 2022 9:25AM
A very nice follow up, Karen.
70-300mm. A very useful lens.

John Smile
7 Apr 2022 10:34AM
Beautiful with its wing span. Glad you had a successful time. Look forward to your uploads. Debs

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