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Swallow

By Greyheron
Taken a month or so ago now after a game of golf. There were four fledglings waiting for the parent birds to fly in and feed them...what a joy to watch. Had a 20minute drive home to drop off the golf kit & pick up the camera gear...I was lucky that they were still there and stayed for another hour and a half Smile

f5.6 @1/320th sec
EV -2/3rds
WB Cloudy
ISO 400

Tags: Swallow Close-up and macro Fledgeling Hirundo rustica Wildlife and nature

Voters: lurksalot, CarolG, colin63 and 103 more

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Comments


lurksalot 9 332 1 England
29 Nov 2008 4:51PM
Great shot
Kev

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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
29 Nov 2008 4:53PM
Fantastic capture. Carol
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
29 Nov 2008 5:01PM
Cracking timing,the movement you have captured brings it all together for me.
29 Nov 2008 5:02PM
Wow nice capture, that's a hungry bird! Wanted to make a hole in one/birdie joke but don't know enough about golf..yeah..Fantastic pic!
29 Nov 2008 5:10PM
Super capture
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2008 5:13PM
Great timing on that shot...
Great work...

Dave
29 Nov 2008 5:18PM
stunning capture, very well timed and super detail...
scott
iancam 8 23 England
29 Nov 2008 5:22PM
Superb capture
Ian
excellent capture,very well taken.ray
colin beeley Plus
14 1.1k 10 England
29 Nov 2008 5:29PM
a great shot well taken.
Portknockie 12 48 Scotland
29 Nov 2008 5:59PM
Well taken shot ..the detail in the face of the young Swallow is spot on..

Don
29 Nov 2008 6:12PM
What an excellent capture, great detail just where it should be.
David
29 Nov 2008 6:22PM
absolutely wonderful shot
goso 10 2 1 Australia
29 Nov 2008 6:56PM
Beautiful capture Mike........Bill
Wilmot 8 338 1 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2008 7:38PM
Smashing shot,great detail and movement in the wings.
Steve
29 Nov 2008 7:50PM
Fab wildlife shot

Jon
colinjohnp 10 14
29 Nov 2008 8:27PM
great capture.
colin
Karrol 8 29 England
29 Nov 2008 9:14PM
I just love these blurred wing shots!
Brilliant capture.
ann_g 12 19 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2008 9:20PM
Wow, what timing
29 Nov 2008 11:03PM
Love this shot.
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2008 5:52AM
cracking shot!!!


Adrian
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
30 Nov 2008 12:18PM
Many thanks for viewing, voting & all your comments Smile

Best wishes,
Mike
Valerie1 9 68 Northern Ireland
30 Nov 2008 8:12PM
Terrific shot. Good sharp detail in the face and sense of movement in the wings.
Valerie
FeatherFriend 9 38 217 England
1 Dec 2008 6:10PM
A really outstanding shot here Mike, priceless.
Geoff.
Blenkinsopp 10 320 4 England
3 Dec 2008 7:31PM
love the way you have caught the wing movement and kept the face so sharp
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
9 Dec 2008 7:00PM
Well worth the double trip. Thank goodness they stayed for you.
Ron
10 Dec 2008 4:13PM
Wonderful capture.
fishing 8 2
20 Dec 2008 8:56AM

Quote:Fantastic capture. Carol


Yes
Regards
Sue
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
20 Dec 2008 1:39PM
Thank you for dropping in to look & comment Smile

Best wishes,
Mike
Mari 13 1.8k United Kingdom
21 Dec 2008 10:22AM
Well captured, Mike - hope you are ok

Mari
Excellent shot, Mike.....

Merry Christmas Eve.....Wishing you and your family all the best for 2009!

Lotsa Hugs,
Suz xxx
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
25 Dec 2008 6:52AM
A Very Happy Christmas to you Mike .

What a wonderful capture . You certainly had a good Game that day Smile xxxxxx
HUMIE 9 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2008 7:10PM
Stunning capture Mike.....sharp where it counts and such a sense of movement.

Hope your Christmas was good and a very Happy New Year !

*Mike*
3 Jan 2009 8:58AM
EXCELLENT image EXCELLENT pf
3 Jan 2009 10:16PM
wow excellent im honored to get a vote from you ive added you to my favourites superb portfolio
Dawn
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
7 Jan 2009 4:17PM
Thank you all for your warm wishes, comments & votes Wink

I've not been around much of late due to family commitments, but am hoping to be getting out & about a bit more in the coming months.

I'd like to wish everyone a happy and prosperous New Year...take care all and I hope to see some of you when I'm next out with the camera Smile

Best wishes,
Mike
norton 12 6 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2009 10:36PM
Excellent timing,superb capture.................

Tony.
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
12 Jan 2009 3:11PM
Thank you for viewing & commenting Tony Smile

Mike
MandsH 9 England
19 Jan 2009 1:14PM
Amazing capture, facial features are so sharp
Mandy
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
19 Jan 2009 2:15PM
Thank you Mandy, appreciate you stopping by to look & comment Wink

Mike
23 Jan 2009 12:55PM
Great quality shot.

Carsten
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
23 Jan 2009 1:45PM
Appreciate your comments Carsten Smile

Mike
dianah 10 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2009 11:20AM
What an incredible capture, singing his heart out by the look of it !
Di
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
26 Jan 2009 8:25PM
Thank you Di Smile

Mike
31 Jan 2009 2:47PM
Amazing capture, such sharp detail on it's face and I love the wide open beak and the movement in its wings.

Val
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
31 Jan 2009 3:36PM
Many thanks for your comments Val Wink

Mike
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2009 11:07PM
Excellent capture Mike, a net birdie I think!
Steve
JudeC 9 6 3 England
12 Feb 2009 6:56AM
Amazing shot - Jude.
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
12 Feb 2009 10:59AM
Thank you both for your comments...much appreciated Wink

Mike
bassan 13 9
14 Feb 2009 11:16PM
Fantastic!
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
15 Feb 2009 3:15PM
Thank you Wink

Mike
microchip 9 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2009 7:55PM
Excellent a shot in a life time,
Alan
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
16 Mar 2009 10:43PM
Thank you Smile

Mike
dweezil 8 1 England
12 Apr 2009 10:37PM
Wow awesome capture
Craig
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
20 Apr 2009 10:34PM
Thank you Craig Smile

Mike
Portknockie 12 48 Scotland
28 May 2009 10:54AM
Ours are just starting to nest....Hope I get a shot like this...Smile

Don
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
5 Jun 2009 11:35AM
Thanks Don...I'm sure you will...good luck. I'm looking forward to seeing your images.

Mike
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
3 Aug 2009 8:32PM
Wonderful!

Ann
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
3 Aug 2009 10:48PM
Thank you for looking an commenting Ann Smile

Mike
Emmog 7 38 1 England
16 Dec 2009 7:58PM
Great timing
Matt
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
17 Dec 2009 9:27PM
Thank you Matt Smile

Mike

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