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Fulmar Flight

By TerryMcK  
I spent a wonderful, if very windy, day at Bempton Cliffs, East Yorkshire, yesterday with my friend, Paul (PaulB45). Thousands of seabirds of several varieties to be seen, including Fulmars, one of which I feature here.
In all my live-long days, I've never faced such fierce winds - it was a case of two steps forward, one step back! Gale force winds along with mostly cloudy skies were not best the conditions for photography, especially as the IS struggled to operate efficiently while the lens was being buffeted from all directions. Nevertheless, it was well-worth being at this fantastic, and highly recommended site.

Thanks to those who showed interest in my previous upload, "Bude Buzzard."

Tags: Wildlife Birds Fulmar Wildlife and nature Tmck British wild birds

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skewey 12 31 England
29 Apr 2012 8:48PM
Well captured Terry.


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29 Apr 2012 8:48PM
Lovely shot!

29 Apr 2012 9:04PM
Nicely detailed, a very well timed capture considering the weather conditions that we had to cope with all day + the 5.00 am start to get there but well worth it I think looking at this image.
29 Apr 2012 9:15PM
Very well captured
Ayoob 7 Australia
29 Apr 2012 9:41PM
Great in flight capture........Grin
debu 8 India
30 Apr 2012 1:30AM
Super in flight captured.
30 Apr 2012 3:07AM
Superbly timed!
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
30 Apr 2012 5:27AM
An excellent inn flight capture, Terry. Carol
30 Apr 2012 7:41AM
Great capture especially given the conditions.

30 Apr 2012 12:12PM
Nice shot terry, i was thinking about you & paul on saturday & how you got on.good detail considering the conditions.well done
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
30 Apr 2012 7:53PM
A terrific inflight capture Terry, you wouldn't have strayed near a cliff edge yesterday if you'd been in the South West, it was blowing a hoolie and the rain was driving down all yesterday!
1 May 2012 1:48PM
Great shot in very bad conditions Terry

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