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Puffin Flight II

By TerryMcK  
A Puffin captured in mid-flight as it leapt from a precarious ledge at Bempton Cliffs in East Yorks. Not a very graceful bird in flight but I was fascinated by the birds ability to manouvre itself in the fierce winds screaming in from off the North Sea.

I appreciate your response to my previous Puffin upload.

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

Voters: barbarahirst, PinkK, luckybry and 28 more

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Comments


5 May 2012 6:54PM
good old Bempton... must get back there
Wernt you lucky to get this beauty

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Excellent capture, great focus and wonderful expression from the bird
5 May 2012 7:15PM
Top shot Terry, never easy inflight, so well done.

Len
5 May 2012 7:26PM
Superb Terry, short listed!!!
Wonderful capture, puffins are so shy, lovely to see it in flight.
5 May 2012 7:48PM
Excellent inflight capture.
Great details.
Robert
tonyguitar Plus
4 56 34 Canada
5 May 2012 7:54PM
Paddling, flying and checking the camera. This is one busy puffin. Excellent image!
Excellent capture!
Brilliantly caught and timed.
Sam.
5 May 2012 8:33PM
Super image.

Jill
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
5 May 2012 9:01PM
It looks like he's walking in the air like Aled Jones in the Snowman! Excellent timing
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
5 May 2012 9:03PM
Excellent capture Terry.
Ron
Nice shot terry,really shows the strength of the wind
Good capture Terry, a well worthy shot for the 30.

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