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Mission Impossible

By csurry  
Hum that theme!

Grin

Tags: Flying Leap Red squirrel Mi Sciurus vulgaris Bounty Wildlife and nature Mission impossible

Voters: podgod, chase, pdsdigital and 137 more

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Comments


chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
12 Mar 2012 6:51PM
Lol...fab timing & exposure.The nut in his mouth is a bonus.

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tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2012 6:54PM
Absolutely unbelievable image CherylTongue

Nowt else to sayWink

Adrian
12 Mar 2012 6:59PM
Absolutely brilliant!!

Len
Great image - wonderful timing.

Jane
12 Mar 2012 7:01PM
Just perfect
howdog Plus
7 25 1 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2012 7:07PM
Wow Now thats put a smile on my face! Smile Brilliant timing Well done !!
Iain
csurry 14 9.2k 92
12 Mar 2012 7:08PM
Thanks for the UA Angi. Users personal awards are always appreciated.

No squirrels were harmed in the making of this photo.

They actually seemed to enjoy it, there was the option for them to walk between the two stumps and some chose to do that. Others chose to sit at the top of the stump and just intimidate the other squirrels whilst they ate all the best hazelnuts.
12 Mar 2012 7:10PM
Cracking shot! Spot-on timing and focus.
Sam.
Classic!!

Dave
Paintman Plus
9 1.1k 176 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2012 7:24PM
This should make Photo of the Week. Truly superb photography.

Alan.
johnjo58 5 2 5 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2012 7:31PM
The best flying squirrel image I have seen, ever Cheryl
David
EOS_fan 5 27 England
12 Mar 2012 7:35PM
Brilliant Smile

Steve
digitall 9 238 6 Wales
12 Mar 2012 7:50PM
Stunning capture Cheryl
Scooby10 6 3 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2012 7:50PM
Brilliant timing, well captured.
Great titleSmile
Peter
mdiniz 11 2 Brazil
12 Mar 2012 7:56PM
Excellent!
Regards
Marcelo
csurry 14 9.2k 92
12 Mar 2012 8:10PM
Thanks all

Will post proper thankyou for UAs later, but on iPhone at moment having only just left work for day!
12 Mar 2012 8:22PM
Excellent work Cheryl.

John
skewey 10 31 England
12 Mar 2012 8:26PM
Excellent detail and capture in this shot Cheryl.


Paul
Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
12 Mar 2012 8:36PM
Superb, Cheryl.
Colin
bagman 5 65 United States
12 Mar 2012 8:43PM
THATS as good as it gets. Excellent perfection capture.
Frank.
Taxi 5
12 Mar 2012 9:02PM
Super Image .. SmileSmile
csurry 14 9.2k 92
12 Mar 2012 9:23PM
Thanks Howson, Sam, Cole and Brian for the UAs.

Thanks Val for the GEA.

Thanks all for the comments and votes.

Definitely not a slow-burner this one Grin

Have a few others, but not all jumps exposed the underside of the squirrel. The twist was caused by another squirrel being sat at the usual landing point enforcing a mid air change of direction.
LesF 9 182 9
12 Mar 2012 9:26PM
Superb photography


LesF
ianrobinson Plus
6 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2012 9:42PM
WOW amazing shot.
csurry 14 9.2k 92
12 Mar 2012 9:52PM
Thanks Les for the UA.

Gonna have to watch this or it may set a personal record Wink

Grin
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2012 10:04PM
Superb action shot, Cheryl.
Tony
csurry 14 9.2k 92
12 Mar 2012 10:16PM
Thanks Tony and Jenni.
michaelo Plus
9 11 1 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2012 10:26PM
simply stunning!!!
Sezz 11 617 15 England
12 Mar 2012 10:41PM
Awesome image, superp photography Cheryl - congrat's for your awards, well deserved!

Sarah *
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
12 Mar 2012 11:56PM
Worthy image CherylGrin
Ron.
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
12 Mar 2012 11:59PM
Frozen in time - a wonderful shot.
Joan.
GlenP 10 2 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2012 2:29AM
An outstanding shot and well worthy of all the above accolades! Well done.
13 Mar 2012 3:34AM
Congratulations on all the so well deserved awards. This is truly awesome...........Sandy
13 Mar 2012 4:31AM
Definitely 'A wish it was mine' moment
Jenni
chris-p Plus
10 65 England
13 Mar 2012 8:27AM
Brilliant...
csurry 14 9.2k 92
13 Mar 2012 1:41PM
Thanks all

Will upload a couple of others over the next few weeks.
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
13 Mar 2012 3:55PM
Well done Cheryl.......Deserves all the attention it's had and more...

Ade
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2012 4:05PM
Wow !!!!!....tremendous shot !!!!.....& such gorgeous quality too !!....1st class !!
csurry 14 9.2k 92
13 Mar 2012 6:18PM
Thanks everyone.

Thanks Mara for the UA Grin
Karrol 7 29 England
13 Mar 2012 6:21PM
WOW - so many awards!

But fully deserved for one fantastic capture.
billydo Plus
13 79 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2012 7:05PM
Well done Cheryl, that's a really fantastic image...


Neal.
csurry 14 9.2k 92
13 Mar 2012 8:31PM
Thanks Iain for the UA. Quite sure I've not had to post quite so many thankyous for UAs on one pic before!

Grin
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
13 Mar 2012 9:11PM
outstanding capture, excellent timing and clarity.
ant.
14 Mar 2012 6:22AM
Excellent! Timing is superb. Hoping to catch some of these little fellas myself when we go to Scotland at Easter - well you can always hope! Grin
14 Mar 2012 11:17AM
Excellent capture Cheryl.
Phil_Morgan 10 182 1 Wales
14 Mar 2012 12:12PM
WOW!!! And I'm humming it!! Bloody woman! Wink
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2012 3:34PM
The timing is absolute perfection! Awesome!
csurry 14 9.2k 92
14 Mar 2012 5:44PM
Thanks again to all for votes and comments.

Thanks illi and Phil for the UAs
discreetphoton 11 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2012 9:29AM
That's an absolute belter Cheryl Grin
soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo good
Nick_w Plus
9 4.2k 99 England
15 Mar 2012 10:12PM
Best wildlife image I've seen on here in a long time
philgood 4 7 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2012 11:05PM
Awesome shot, love it, makes me smile, brilliantly taken Smile
csurry 14 9.2k 92
16 Mar 2012 12:50PM
Thanks Nick and Mandy for the UAs

Thanks again all.
16 Mar 2012 9:32PM
more then awesome!

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