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EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
4 Feb 2012 12:06PM
Ooh! Fab! Doing the Quickstep, I see!


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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
4 Feb 2012 12:11PM
Just perfect, stepping out, the raised foot parallel to the the beak, superb detail, etc: could not be better, Mike.
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 12:13PM
Terrific capture.

4 Feb 2012 12:15PM
Fabulous capture with great detail.
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
4 Feb 2012 12:24PM
Excellent timing. A beauty.

4 Feb 2012 12:40PM
The real Dancing On Ice...........GrinGrinGrin
colin beeley Plus
15 1.2k 10 England
4 Feb 2012 12:43PM
great shot of a shy bird Wink
4 Feb 2012 12:44PM
superb timing superb image, ronnie
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
4 Feb 2012 12:46PM
Superb detail and lovely eye as it should be Mike......a cracker,
Fabulous capture and timing.
4 Feb 2012 12:48PM
Fantastic image Mike.
skewey Plus
11 31 England
4 Feb 2012 12:51PM
Excellent capture with good eye contact.

4 Feb 2012 1:06PM
Lovely shot.
MalcolmM Plus
12 841 5 Scotland
4 Feb 2012 1:09PM
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 1:10PM

CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
4 Feb 2012 1:37PM
A top class image, Mike. Carol
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
4 Feb 2012 1:49PM
A fabulous image. Love the pose and such superb detail............Sandy
Well captured. Superb image.
Glyn1 Plus
8 4 1 England
4 Feb 2012 2:26PM
Stunning capture, what a beaut.

CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 3:00PM
Stunning timing for this superb image - Carole
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
4 Feb 2012 3:58PM
Perfect Water Rail Mike. Focus is fantastic; sharp as a new pin. Looks as if he could become a member of the Ministry of Silly Walks.!!!GrinGrin
4 Feb 2012 4:01PM
great shot love it so much will give it my award
A charming image. Well captured.
cats_123 Plus
13 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
4 Feb 2012 4:35PM
wonderful detail..happy to give this my UA Smile
Superb shot, excellent pose adn lighting.Smile

Thank you for your kind comments and to cats 123/ and flowerted for their UA Awards much appreciated
TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 6:50PM
Brilliant shot, Mike.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
4 Feb 2012 6:58PM
excellent detail and the balancing act is very well captured.
tomcat Plus
12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 7:01PM
Seems to me, it needs putting in that small drawer above the top drawer MikeSmile

Apparently there are a a pair of them, no more than twenty minutes walk from home, but never got around to checking them outSad

Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
4 Feb 2012 7:31PM

4 Feb 2012 8:34PM
What a beautiful capture Mike. You have caught that foot right in midstep. The bird almost seems to be smiling at you Grin. Moira
BarbaraR Plus
11 17 1 England
4 Feb 2012 9:32PM
Wonderful capture.
Very well done.

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 10:25PM
100% perfection
a truely beautifully captured image
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
5 Feb 2012 12:44AM

Quote:Terrific capture.


5 Feb 2012 8:51AM
A superb shot - congratulations on the two very well deserved UA's
superb image mike,great timing.ray
gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2012 8:49AM
Now this is exceptional, an amazing capture!
6 Feb 2012 11:11AM
wow !! only ever seen one once but alas not fast enough with the camera
ali63 Plus
5 775 1 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2012 12:21PM
lovely capture well done,
riu Plus
9 18 England
6 Feb 2012 10:21PM
An absolute cracker. Superb in every way
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
7 Feb 2012 7:57PM
great shot ,it always looks to be aware of you but not worried ,colour and detail are spot on.
10 Feb 2012 8:47AM
Briliiant shot. Love the pose.We have them here at RSPB Leighton Moss but havent seen one yet. Paul
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
14 Feb 2012 6:29PM
An outstanding image of this water rail stepping out across the ice, I saw one again yesterday at Slimbridge
10 Apr 2012 10:44PM
Absolute belter.
Nice work.

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