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I can't remember ever seeing one of these in the Peaks, but there were a few flying around Saturday morning. I was in my car when I captured this one or otherwise I don't think I would have got so closeSmile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:70-300mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:8 Jun 2013 - 6:20 AM
Title:Curlew
Username:BIGRY1 BIGRY1
Uploaded:11 Jun 2013 - 7:44 PM
Tags:Curlew, Hathersage moor, Peak district, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:56
Voters:Paintman · dark_lord · JuBarney · orts · 213hardy · DerekL · ali63 · senn · Eastlands · WhiteRose1 · JohnoP · ColleenA · Jenny-D · Norfolkboy · Mrsbass · lammie · morpheus1955 · Holmewood · NaturesHaven · longhoss · KarenFB · max_e · boov · Ade_Osman · cats_123 · johnke · andylea · richmowil · Irishkate · chris-p · Caziwinkles · hunter031072 · gwynn56 · Mike_Smith · odiefoxydog · Mike59 · Alan_Baseley · M_squared · hasslebladuk · Hermanus · alant2 · mossy · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · pollisher · PhilSingleton · Arty · jdinne · Niknut · pluckyfilly · MandyG · pamelajean · nobby1 · Pete · Trevhas · DicksPics · Glostopcat ·
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Paintman
Paintman Plus Member 8988 forum postsPaintman vcard United Kingdom175 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 7:46 PM

A super shot. Great pose and detail.

Alan.

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dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 111641 forum postsdark_lord vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 7:47 PM

Beautifully captured.

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JuBarney
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11 Jun 2013 - 7:49 PM

A super set and brilliant pose.
Ju

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3685 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 7:53 PM

Excellent set of images, V2's my favourite SmileSmile

Ali

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 7:57 PM

Excellent pose in v1, Ryan. Can hear their evocative call as I view these.

Dave

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 7:59 PM

Superb images, love his long beak. V2 also interesting with his beak open...great set

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Jenny-D
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11 Jun 2013 - 8:07 PM

Wonderful captures Ryan, love V2...

Jenny Smile

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Norfolkboy
11 Jun 2013 - 8:12 PM

Three outstanding captures, Ryan.
Colin

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morpheus1955
11 Jun 2013 - 8:27 PM

Superb set of images, fantastic detail and tones

Hugh

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LuDa
LuDa  2 United States
11 Jun 2013 - 8:39 PM

Sharp image, good colors, beautiful picSmileSmile

Regards,

LuDa

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Holmewood
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11 Jun 2013 - 8:53 PM

That is lovely

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longhoss
longhoss Plus Member 5longhoss vcard United Kingdom
11 Jun 2013 - 8:59 PM

superb set Ryan
wonderful detail
Glyn

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boov Plus Member 2boov vcard United Kingdom
11 Jun 2013 - 9:31 PM

super trio

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cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114364 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 9:42 PM

Fine catch Smile Smile Smile

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johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 9:46 PM

A fantastic set Ray, love em all, but V2 is awesome...John

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 10:21 PM

Tremendous set of Images!! I Like them a lot!!

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 533 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom87 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 10:24 PM

You've given me hope of capturing a great bird image with my Canon EOS 450D and 70-300 lens.
Sometimes when I see a really good image and look at the camera, I think I'll have to update
Brilliant Ryan.
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chris-p
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11 Jun 2013 - 10:29 PM

Well done Ryan ..

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hunter031072
11 Jun 2013 - 10:35 PM

wow Ryan i have never seen this bird before, superb detail stunning image your best so far you will have to show me where you took this imageGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 8231 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2013 - 10:46 PM

Wow yes fantastic shots

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11 Jun 2013 - 11:04 PM

Brilliant images. Great angle of view.

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12 Jun 2013 - 12:29 AM

WOW a cracker
mike

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
12 Jun 2013 - 6:12 AM

You should tell him he looks much better with his beak closed Smile Excellent photos Ryan !!

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mossy
mossy  246 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 8:36 AM

Excellent, with V2 the one that ticks all the boxes for me. ......... brian.

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pollisher
pollisher  2 Scotland
12 Jun 2013 - 9:33 AM

A wonderful set. Smile

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PhilSingleton
12 Jun 2013 - 10:26 AM

Great set of images - don't think I've seen Curlew close-ups like that before !

Phil.

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
12 Jun 2013 - 6:54 PM

Excellent set Ryan all winners, v2 yes that distinctive shrill they make. Brilliant.

John

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12 Jun 2013 - 7:05 PM

Cracking shots !!!.....top quality !!

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pluckyfilly
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12 Jun 2013 - 7:59 PM

V1 by a whisker as another friend says! but V2 has its own merits

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pamelajean Critique Team 9924 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1744 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 9:58 PM

A pleasure to view this beautiful bird, Ryan, so close and a perfect background.

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Trevhas
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13 Jun 2013 - 11:00 PM

Great capture Ryan, these Curlews and their call have been keeping me company on the moors these past few weeks but i have never got this close !! Excellent pose and detail.
Trevor. V1 for me.

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