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Flight of the swan

By moiral
Another day when I love my work. Out walking at Loch of Kinnordy today. After having cut my hand and twisted my ankle climbing over barbed wire fences, limping through ploughed fields, I was lucky enough to be walking along the road when this swan took off from the field. It would have been rude not to capture such a beautiful bird. I like the shot where the wings are upswept and you can actually see the the bone, like an Xray. Getting a bit carried away now Wink Anyway hope you like it.
Loch of Kinnordy is just to the west of Kirriemuir and is purely a wildlife reserve. During summer there was an osprey there, which of course I missed. A manmade loch, it is lovely just now with all the autumn colours, and of course loads of geese.

Tags: Wildlife and nature Loch of kinnordy Kirriemuir Sports and action

Voters: jeb2012, CarolG, Suehh and 16 more

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CarolG 15 199 20 Greece
13 Oct 2010 6:31PM
Two stunning images, very well presented. Excellent work, Moira. Carol
Suehh 14 39 6 England
13 Oct 2010 6:32PM
Two lovely captures Moira - I am sure you could upload each individually.

lonely_oryx 14 61 55 England
13 Oct 2010 6:50PM
Two good shots, well presented
moiral 11 12 Scotland
13 Oct 2010 6:50PM
Sue, thanks for your comments. This is novelty for me to do this to shots, that is why I like to do it. No doubt when I learn to do something else, I will flood people with that. Only problem is that I delete so much that I am not happy with, I will run out of shots. Smile Moira
franken Plus
19 5.4k 4 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2010 7:28PM
Lovely work.

Canadiann 12 2 Canada
13 Oct 2010 7:31PM
Hi Moira hope you r not hurt too bad. These r fantastic and I love your presentation too. Super job well worth the effort and pain.
Ann xxx
Snapitt 12
13 Oct 2010 7:31PM
Two very nice shots Moira.

13 Oct 2010 8:09PM
Most ingenious, looks as if the images are flying themselves
andylea 13 37 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2010 9:02PM
two wonderful captures moira brilliant presentation nice ones Wink
Goggz 14 2.3k 72 Wales
13 Oct 2010 9:42PM
Beautifully caught moments, superbly presented.
Cheer,s Goggz
NeilWigan Plus
11 17 16 England
13 Oct 2010 9:47PM
two lovely shots with novel presentation ,good work.hope you mend soon.
13 Oct 2010 10:50PM
Lovely presentation.well done.
13 Oct 2010 11:20PM
Excellent images Moira, well worth the aches and pains.
mishu78 12 Canada
14 Oct 2010 6:20AM
Two lovely images! Well done.
Adderwatcher 12 60 19 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2010 7:37AM
Lovely captures Moira!
Ray42 13 3 England
14 Oct 2010 8:29AM
Lovely captures Moira - like the presentation too
14 Oct 2010 8:41PM
Goodness Moira what an eventful walk but a happy ending with your lovely Swan images and great presentation, well done.


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