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Smooth Landing

By Lillian  
Male Cuckoo coming into land
Spent from early morning to late afternoon
waiting and watching out for this cuckoo
a very good day spent in the open

My thanks go to everyone for stopping by
and also for your comments and awards... thank you

enjoy the weekend coming

Lillian

Tags: Landing Cuckoo Wild birds Wildlife and nature

Comments


27 Apr 2017 10:39PM
Stunning capture.

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TonyDy Plus
11 52 3 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2017 10:54PM
Superb shot, Lillian.
Tony
bricurtis Plus
15 2.3k 50 England
27 Apr 2017 11:07PM
Superb Lillian - great moment - and what a super sharp eye.
Brian.
ColleenA Plus
8 452 7 Australia
27 Apr 2017 11:14PM
Stunning shot Lillian
rontear Plus
17 23 8 England
27 Apr 2017 11:17PM
Very lucky Lillian, a beauty indeed !!!!!!!!!
Ron
cbrundage 7 4 United States
28 Apr 2017 1:33AM
You are a master of catch-them-at-the-right-moment, Lillian!
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
28 Apr 2017 1:33AM
Excellent!
28 Apr 2017 1:42AM
Excellent capture!
Daisymaye Plus
11 23 18 Canada
28 Apr 2017 2:04AM
It pays to have patience. Just look at the beautiful image you captured. Beautiful!
ddolfelin Plus
8 103 3 Wales
28 Apr 2017 5:02AM
They are difficult to get decent pictures of - this is very good.
StrayCat 16 19.1k 3 Canada
28 Apr 2017 5:40AM
Outstanding Lillian!
sawsengee Plus
13 6 33 Malaysia
28 Apr 2017 6:19AM
mesmerising shot Lillian. Smile
fificat100 9 5 2 Scotland
28 Apr 2017 6:45AM
Deserves a vote.
Lavina
28 Apr 2017 6:52AM
A perfectly timed capture Lillian, a spot on image.

JohnSmile
ade123 7 285 1 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 6:54AM
An amazing image Lillian. A real stunner

Ade
stu8fish 7 3 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 7:01AM
Ooh that the nut's.
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 7:04AM
Outstanding Lillian, perfect timing and a beautiful capture.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Bantu 6 7 1 India
28 Apr 2017 7:14AM
Fantastic capture Jenn.

Vikram
KarenFB Plus
14 5.5k 177 England
28 Apr 2017 7:18AM
Beautiful!
28 Apr 2017 7:26AM
Super excellent birding , Lillian. - Beautiful detail, bokeh , comp. and colors! - Absolute first class and worth while the waiting ! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.
DeSilver Plus
12 14 12 England
28 Apr 2017 7:31AM
This is a wonderful shot of the Cuckoo.
A bird that is often heard but not so often seen.
A sight that many would have loved to have seen let alone photograph.
Very well done Lillian.


David.
sparrowhawk Plus
11 282 2 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 7:40AM
heard them numerous times though never seen one quite as good as this always a fleeting glance
28 Apr 2017 7:44AM
Stunning capture
Techno Plus
11 5.4k 8 England
28 Apr 2017 8:37AM
Brilliant piece of wildlife photography.....
HSTONEY222 12 20 1 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 9:04AM
Good timing Lillian.

Howard.
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
28 Apr 2017 9:08AM
An unconventional pose but the shape in the frame works so well.
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 164 16 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 9:42AM
A excellent capture Lillian,GrinGrin we used to hear a Cuckoo calling in our area, but sadly have not heared it call for the last 2 yearsSadSadSadSad

Cliff
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 10:18AM
A cracker Lillian - didn't realise cuckoos were so large or appear to be from your close up!
Kate Grin
jocas 5 6 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 10:26AM
Stunning GrinGrin they are at it all day long at the moment SmileSmileSmile I got some pics but very distant Sad
viscostatic 14 47 8 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 10:38AM
Well worth the wait Lillian.

Phil.
SlowSong Plus
12 9.1k 30 England
28 Apr 2017 11:44AM
Beautiful shot.
28 Apr 2017 12:29PM
Top shot Lillian.Smile
28 Apr 2017 2:11PM
Perfect capture
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 2:43PM
Well timed and good crisp detailed eye.
SUE118 Plus
12 8 1 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 4:26PM
Wonderful capture.
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
28 Apr 2017 4:50PM
Your patience is well rewarded Lillian.
Ron
Mike_Smith Plus
13 648 1 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 6:20PM
Fantastic sharp and detailed capture Lillian, amazing just to capture one. I have been trying to photograph one for years, so very well done on this beauty
JuBarney Plus
9 33 4 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 7:04PM
A terrific detailed capture
Ju
CanonAndy22 8 6 1 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 8:27PM
Stunning image Lillian SmileSmileSmile
Thought I was lucky just seeing one last week Wink
Thoroughly deserving all the awards you get for this cracker.
AnnChown Plus
10 207 1 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 8:46PM
Superb Lillian! Congratulations on your patience for this magical shot!
28 Apr 2017 8:47PM
Superb Lillian. Cathy
28 Apr 2017 8:58PM
Stunning capture, Lillian.
Perfectly presented.
cabbie Plus
13 31 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 9:14PM
Another cracker

Bob
dark_lord Plus
16 2.6k 684 England
28 Apr 2017 9:15PM
Excellent shot Lilian, and I admire your patience too which was well rewarded Smile
Bigdenbo 10 11 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2017 9:42PM
Fantastic shot pin sharp and perfectly framed Grin
28 Apr 2017 9:47PM
That's a remarkable capture! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Not surprised to see you have so many Awards! Very well deserved!

Regards from Helen Smile
PhilT2 Plus
10 531 31 England
28 Apr 2017 9:58PM
Wonderfully timed sharp image Lillian...............hope you are good at maths to count all the well earned awards Wink
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
29 Apr 2017 12:01PM
I have never seen this bird although I have heard one whilst in a birch forest: beautifully timed, Lillian, and it just demands a floral gong from me to add to your already massive tally.
Ronnie.
29 Apr 2017 3:37PM
Great capture and fantastic timing, David
Drighlynne Plus
9 125 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2017 4:36PM
Brilliant well timed shot Lillian. You were so lucky to spot it. Bravo, Certainly deserves all the awards.
Lynne
kaz1 Plus
9 221 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2017 5:41PM
Fantastic image of this shy bird. Love it!
pks 16 2 England
29 Apr 2017 11:24PM
stunning eye

peter
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
1 May 2017 1:51PM
Excellent well timed shot, Lillian, stunning quality as usual Smile
Trev Smile
Tremendous action shot Lillian, well worth the wait to get this shot.

Dougie
Superb shot
3 May 2017 7:59PM
Excellent capture!!
Fefe Plus
8 50 33 United Kingdom
5 May 2017 4:23PM
Your images always make me go "WOW" LillianGrinGrinGrinGrin
What a belter this is.
Diane
BIGRY1 8 3 8 United Kingdom
5 May 2017 9:56PM
Simply wonderful! One of the best Cuckoo images I've seen!Grin
Ryan
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
18 May 2017 1:10PM
Outstanding sharpness and timing... What a great capture Lillian, my compliments!
Isabel GrinGrin
xwang 11 56 8
23 May 2017 11:34AM
Great timing, I have never seen a real one, but a lot of stories about them...
15 Jul 2017 12:12AM
First class image, stunning capture, excellent photography, Lillian.
BRITCHIE

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