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High Velocity

By Ade_Osman    
Another shot from the International Bird of Prey Centre at Newent, I'm not entirely sure, but as I remember it this is one of hybrid falcons that are regularly flown there.
This birds are fantastic flyers, although trying to keep them in the frame and get some sort of a focus on them can be a real swine, although just for a change I seemed to do quite well in this respect on Saturday.
Thanks for looking.......Ade

1/2500sec @ F9, ISO400, Focussed using AI Servo. Full Frame Image.

Tags: Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Sports and action

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tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2009 2:04PM
I imagine this was a very difficult bird to lock onto

A fine action shot Ade


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14 Apr 2009 2:24PM
Great shot and timing.
Julian 13 76 3 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2009 3:03PM
Cracking capture. They move so fast I am amazed you locked on but then you do seem to know your stuff!!!
teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
14 Apr 2009 3:13PM
Superb in-flight capture - great detail and plumage colours.
geniehawk 11 181 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2009 3:17PM
Stunning shot Ade, well caught!

GazzaG2003 15 358 England
14 Apr 2009 4:04PM
fantastic timing, awesome shot.
janet 15 27 England
14 Apr 2009 4:11PM
Well captured!

FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
14 Apr 2009 4:23PM
A superb shot Ade,
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
14 Apr 2009 8:36PM
Great title for this one!
Steve_T 9 1 England
14 Apr 2009 9:32PM
Brilliant shot.

Hope it wasn't screaming at you ! ! !!!

Steve T
14 Apr 2009 11:02PM
Fabulous photography Ade.. great light

IanA 14 3.0k 12 England
15 Apr 2009 10:47AM
It's a stuffed one on a string and you've done a marvellous job cloning the string out!! Wink
jgmford 11 England
15 Apr 2009 12:14PM
Great in flight detail capture, love the colours, timing good.
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
15 Apr 2009 12:16PM
LOL at IanA's comments Smile Nice to hear your back on form and back to your usual caustic self!

18 Apr 2009 10:36AM
WOW, so well timed.

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