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Hard to swallow

By hasslebladuk
Thank you for your comments on the water rail and to Lillian for her award it is much appreciated

Tags: Wildlife and nature

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24 Jan 2013 3:39AM
What a great capture you have here Mike !! Great pose he strikes for you !! Excellent Smile

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24 Jan 2013 3:46AM
lovely detail and color
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
24 Jan 2013 4:01AM
Looks like how I feel when I try to swallow those great big salmon oil pills. But a truly lovely shot Mike........Sandy
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
24 Jan 2013 4:44AM
Excellent shot with such immaculate detail and colours in the plumage, Mike.
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
24 Jan 2013 5:37AM
A fine capture, Mike, it's a wonder they don't block their airways trying to swallow such large nuts Smile Carol
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 7:17AM
brilliant timing mike wonderful detail and pose a belter nice one Wink
cats_123 Plus
13 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
24 Jan 2013 7:36AM
Timing is everything Grin
24 Jan 2013 8:28AM
Down the hatch............well seen and captured.................GrinGrinGrinGrin
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
24 Jan 2013 8:34AM
Superb pose, Mike, and the diagonal composition is excellent.

colin beeley Plus
15 1.2k 10 England
24 Jan 2013 8:51AM
great shot Wink
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
24 Jan 2013 9:07AM
Well timing Mike and like the details and comp too
Regards Richard
24 Jan 2013 9:14AM
A beautiful capture.
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
24 Jan 2013 10:51AM
A beautiful capture of the Jay Mike. Great presentation.
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
24 Jan 2013 11:00AM
Superb bird study with excellent pose, detail and DOF
Glyn1 Plus
8 4 1 England
24 Jan 2013 12:23PM
Superb Mike, an absolute stunner of this very shy bird.

24 Jan 2013 12:37PM
I have tried to take images of my birds out the back
I know how difficult it is to capture them so well
I cant thats for sure
keep them coming ..........
24 Jan 2013 1:55PM
a brilliant well timed capture SmileSmile karen
Baden Plus
6 156 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 3:31PM
Excellent work, congratulations on your GEA Smile
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
24 Jan 2013 3:39PM
Your images of the wild birds never disappoint and this is another top shot!

24 Jan 2013 3:48PM
Excellent and wonderful capture,very well done,
justin c Plus
14 4.9k 36 England
24 Jan 2013 4:14PM
You've caught the moment perfectly. An excellent shot to have in your collection.

24 Jan 2013 4:36PM
24 Jan 2013 4:51PM
The juggler! Nice. Smile

Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 5:13PM
Gorgeous shot !!!....wonderful quality !!!!!
24 Jan 2013 5:15PM
This must be the best shot of a Jay that I have seen Mike. Stunning. Moira
AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
24 Jan 2013 5:17PM
What a superb and stunning image. Ann.
Trev_B Plus
11 151 68 England
24 Jan 2013 5:32PM
Must be nuts... lovely detail Mike.

tomcat Plus
12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 6:23PM
I wondered how you would follow up the Water rail

I know now, MikeTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue

Mike_Smith Plus
10 458 1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 8:30PM
Wow this is stunning
A beauty.

Excellent shot Mike. A beautiful capture.

24 Jan 2013 9:46PM
Lovely composition and full of interest. Fantastic!

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 9:50PM
Very deserving Awards here Mike
an exceptional shot
tonyng Plus
7 10 2 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 10:42PM
A cracker.
25 Jan 2013 9:51AM
A perfect shot Mike, top class indeed.
25 Jan 2013 1:55PM
Thank you for your kind comments and to kbans glyns1s barbarahirsts Tomcat Eas"s for their UA/Awards and to Lonely-orys for G/A Award
This is top work, well done.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
25 Jan 2013 10:59PM
That peanut may be but all those awards shouldn't be!Wink Well done fella this is top quality wildlife photography
superb capture mike,tack sharp,well done.ray
26 Jan 2013 1:27PM
Stunning photo,the pose, clarity & lighting just superb
stunning capture
6 3 8 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2013 10:10PM
Oh yes! They don't come much better than this!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
27 Jan 2013 6:00PM
Second to none - amazing! John
ali63 Plus
5 775 1 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2013 11:19AM
Top class , well done.
2 Feb 2013 6:38PM
Wow - Beautiful shot, perfectly timed. Love the set up you have, given me a few ideas Smile


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