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Taking a Turn

By Briwooly
This one was taken on the trip to the Farne Islands ( Inner Farne ) in Northumberland

A amazing fact.
An Arctic Tern ringed as an unfledged chick on the Farne Islands, Northumberland, UK, in the northern summer of 1982, it Then reached Melbourne, Australia, in October 1982, a sea journey of over 22,000 km (14,000 mi) in just three months from fledging

Thanks as always for you looks clicks and comments on my last efforts

Catch up later lot on this morning Brian....Wink

Tags: Travel General Farne islands Artic tern Wildlife and nature Northhumberland

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Comments


RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
22 Aug 2013 9:35AM
A superb in-flight capture of this tern and what a journey you describe in your intro and at such a tender age.
Ronnie.

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22 Aug 2013 9:44AM
Great in-flight image. Well captured.
danbrann Plus
11 576 16
22 Aug 2013 10:04AM
Now that is good Brian.An absolute gem.
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
22 Aug 2013 10:53AM
A superb in flight capture here Brian.

Ken
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 20 10 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2013 11:19AM
A super in flight capture Brian, like the introSmile


Cliff
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
22 Aug 2013 12:00PM
Great lighting and a truly amazing fact
22 Aug 2013 12:01PM
Stunning in flight capture of this Tern
Regards Brian
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
22 Aug 2013 12:59PM
A good inflight image Brian, like the shapes that stand out well against the blue sky
Regards Richard
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
22 Aug 2013 2:57PM
Super shot, wonderful story, Brian.
22 Aug 2013 4:52PM
A tern taking a turn, eh! Grin A great in-flight capture, Brian Wink
Trev Smile
22 Aug 2013 5:20PM
Fantastic shot. Cathy
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2013 7:12PM
Lovely shot..... great write up too!
Diane
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
22 Aug 2013 7:28PM
lovely detail for a flight shot, nice one.
ant.
22 Aug 2013 10:12PM
Super detail and timing Brian
Glyn
sable 7 9 7 England
22 Aug 2013 10:51PM
Great timing producing an excellent image - Elizabeth xx
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2013 12:30PM
These birds are amazing - I am always astonished at the distances they cover. Excellent shot of this one...
Ayoob 4 Australia
24 Aug 2013 10:46AM
Excellent in fligh capture with wonderful detail......GrinGrinGrin
24 Aug 2013 6:58PM
A superb in-flight capture
Very well captured - great image.

Phil.
20 Nov 2013 3:15PM
Great image,love the Farne been twice hope to go again soon.

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