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Gannets' tug of war over fish

By AnnJ
I have spent most of the day sifting through images I have not had time to look at before now..............and found this one. It was taken during the same trip to Bass Rock as my previoius gannets' fishing image.
I wonder if it matters that the poor mangled fish is not too sharp?
Thanks for looking and hopefully some comments. Ann.

Tags: Scotland Fish Sea Close up Seabirds Bass rock Wildlife and nature

Voters: Hermanus, andylea, RonnieAG and 32 more

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Hermanus 9 4 South Africa
1 Nov 2012 3:52PM
Beautiful !! I like this photo - great action and energy captured here ! Great photoGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
1 Nov 2012 4:04PM
Superb shot, Ann, the struggle for possession completely frozen: top class photography.
1 Nov 2012 4:06PM
Brilliant capture.
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2012 4:39PM
A truely fabulous capture ...
to be honest sharp mangled fish not high on my like list...Wink
AnnChown 11 207 1 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2012 4:52PM
A great action shot of these two gannets fighting it out. Not that I know much about it, but I would say that any movement in the fish shows the ongoing tussle between the two birds. Great detail Ann!
Marvellous action and interaction between the Gannets and the poor wee fish, the fish has no chance.

AnnJ 10 5 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2012 5:53PM
Thank you SO much for your User Award Ronnie....SO appreciated and I am thrilled. Ann.
1 Nov 2012 6:12PM
What a shot how could you have mist this in your shots i would have remembered taking this a excellent and stunning shot one to be proud of.
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2012 9:25PM
netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
1 Nov 2012 9:26PM
This is a great oneSmile
canonfan 11 7 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2012 11:47PM
Fantastic action shot Ann
2 Nov 2012 7:22PM
Probably the fish is very tasty! Wink Good shot!Smile
Regards Valery
Merbert 12 5 1 Australia
2 Nov 2012 10:07PM
Wooow! This is brilliant.
I wouldn’t worry about the fish not being sharp, you managed to get the eye sharp, which I belief is not easy amongst all the action going on. I have to agree with Ronnie, it deserves an award.
Not a bad start and welcome to epz.

Thanks for sharing Norbert.Smile
AnnJ 10 5 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2012 10:53PM
Am so over the moon woth TWO user awards...never happened before, so a big thank you!. ANN.
Misty56 13 22 1 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 12:37PM
Beutiful shot of these two, Congrats on your award
ZoeKemp 8 31 England
4 Nov 2012 8:45PM
stunning photograph.
EAS 12 1 13 Scotland
22 Nov 2012 9:52PM
A great bit of rather violent action captured. How nice to find I'm allowed to make this the 30th click!

Nikonuser1 Plus
9 168 16 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2013 5:28PM
Great image well captured.Smile


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