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Take me home!

By moocow
Hi all, hope you're enjoying your weekend. Rain has stopped play here at the moment, hope it brightens for the balloon festival.

Anyway here is a gull, I got a bit closer to it than I would have liked really, it was a little to friendly I'm sure it wanted to land on my head. At one point it was trotting down the beach following us, didn't manage to get any shots of that though, too busy running away lol. Wish the sky was a bit better it looks pretty non-descript but I like how the birdie looks Smile

Tags: Wildlife and nature

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I think I know him he likes crabs lol
Great shot.

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GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2009 6:05PM
Perfectly positioned in the frame Liz, lovely feather detail.

fatmod 10 22 England
15 Aug 2009 6:18PM
super inflight shot
janty66 9 3 England
15 Aug 2009 6:43PM
great capture...
shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2009 6:59PM
Wow a superb inflight image with pin sharp detail wonderful lighting congrats
lawbert 9 1.8k 15 England
15 Aug 2009 7:41PM
I am a big fan of inflight images and they tend to be what I always set up for.
Now this Gull of yours is spot on in my as you like showing incredible feather detail and the all important eye and beak are led to my eye in the framing.
The sky may be a little bland..but thats the sky sometimes!!..theres always the option for a little photoshop work to gently enhance it!!
All the Best
7 10 10 England
15 Aug 2009 8:03PM
Super in flight capture.
15 Aug 2009 10:13PM
Graceful and elegant - really nice image
iancam 8 23 England
16 Aug 2009 5:47AM
Superb capture
KBan 11 494 4 England
16 Aug 2009 7:38PM
good feather detail here Liz
Nice detailed capture Liz
A great capture with nice detail.
RTDS 8 Cyprus
17 Aug 2009 7:24AM
Excellent in flight shot with awsome details.
dweezil 8 1 England
17 Aug 2009 9:05PM
Superb capture Liz pin sharp and a great comp
Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
18 Aug 2009 1:59PM
Good exposure.
Pegon 11 78 1 England
18 Aug 2009 4:31PM
A cracking in-flight capture Liz. Well caught.
D4V3 7 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2009 9:09PM
Juvenile gulls, often overlooked, have great definition in their feathers which you captured here so perfectly! Well done.
Great shot.

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