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DonMc 9 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2013 2:41PM
Lovely capture Geoffrey!Smile

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
16 Oct 2013 3:00PM
Excellent capture Geoffrey. Great blurred b/g.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
16 Oct 2013 3:16PM
This if there is any justice should get many UAs a GEA and photo of the week in my opinion, it is stunning Geoff, by the way can you lend me a tenner!Wink Only kidding about the tenner I would love to have one like this in my portfolio, my UA gone for today sorry.


16 Oct 2013 3:24PM
Thanks everyone, especially James for his User Award Smile

Lol Trev, I have literally hundreds of photos from my 3 Skomer trips this year and although I like this one I may have quite a few better ones waiting to be processed, looks like I'll be uploading Puffins for quite some time now that I've started working on them Smile
Tenner's in the post mate Wink
Norfolkboy 12 1 4 England
16 Oct 2013 3:40PM
A cracking flight capture, Geoffrey.
Trev_B 11 151 68 England
16 Oct 2013 3:48PM
You could not ask for any more Geoff... a cracking shot.

keithh Plus
14 25.4k 33 Wallis And Futuna
16 Oct 2013 4:33PM
They fly in like miniature Javelin Missiles and it's probably one of the hardest to capture - you have to have eyes in the back of your head as well as the skill to actually get the shot. Purists might wish for both wings on show but this is still top drawer if you ask me.
16 Oct 2013 5:09PM
Thank you for the Guest Editor's Award Keith Smile

Yeah, this bird was banking away from me slightly so I guess the other wing must right behind the near one, a split second either way and part of it would be visible I'm sure but I wasn't worrying about that when I was taking it, all I was concentrating on was keeping the little blighters somewhere in my viewfinder Wink

I've probably got some with both wings visible coming soon no doubt. Smile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
16 Oct 2013 5:13PM
A fantastic inflight capture Geoff, you've timed this one to perfection.
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2013 5:15PM
A splendid BIF shot
16 Oct 2013 6:15PM
superb capture
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 5 8 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2013 6:39PM

MandyD Plus
9 16,777.2k 1 England
16 Oct 2013 7:54PM
16 Oct 2013 7:59PM
Wonderful capture.

Jenny Smile
dave1967 6 4 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2013 9:18PM
Outstanding image
16 Oct 2013 9:26PM
Love it! Great capture!

16 Oct 2013 10:26PM
Thank you everyone for your User Awards and to Pete for the HC Smile
16 Oct 2013 11:36PM
That's a simply wonderful capture, Geoff and deserving of all the awards. Mine isn't available at the mo but this is more than deserving. Brilliant capture.
17 Oct 2013 4:16PM
a real beauty and a bird i would love to see

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