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Water rail

By Newtman
Not the best picture in the world I know, but if you have ever tried even just to see these guys you will know how difficult they are. The lighting may look like flash, but is in fact natural, the sun being low when the shot was taken.

Tags: Kent Bird Oare marshes Water rail Rallus aquaticus Wildlife and nature

Voters: didgpix, Gezina, bricurtis and 25 more

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Melanie_M 14 168 9 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2006 6:06PM
I can appreciate how difficult thay are to photograph. You did well, even an eye gleam.

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BertC Plus
13 29 Malta
18 Nov 2006 6:09PM
As said above .... yet a very good capture.
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viscostatic 13 45 7 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2006 6:31PM
An excellent photograph of this bird in its natural habitat.

Terry L 16 609 5 England
18 Nov 2006 6:33PM
A difficult bird to see, let alone capture, well done to you.

Brilane 13 5 12 Wales
18 Nov 2006 6:47PM
A lovely setting, a great exposure. Brian.
ColouredImages 15 47 35 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2006 7:04PM
Wow, not only lucky enough to see one of these elusive little devils but you go and shoot a good quality image too
Ajack 14
18 Nov 2006 9:25PM
An excellent capture of this very elusive bird,
pcjackso Junior Member 15 7
18 Nov 2006 9:54PM
Very nice capture.lovely bird.
Magpiemick 13 5 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2006 10:12PM
I've spent a lot of time there,it's one of my favourite haunts. well done hard bird to get..
ericfaragh 16 149 5 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2006 10:45AM
Good light and shadow, nice pose and context.
pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2132 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2006 6:14PM
I like the natural environment, which frames the bird, excellent.
adderman 14 8 1
19 Nov 2006 8:19PM
It's all been said, very well captured David.

daffydill56 16 190 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2006 5:42PM
What a great find! I think I may have to pay Oare a visit soon. Nice work.

bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
25 Jan 2007 4:19PM
Great capture.These are so elusive.
bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
25 Jan 2007 4:20PM
Worth a double click - sorry.

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