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Aug 31, 2020 13:55 |  #26146

One from my vacations. A difficult target. Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus)


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Aug 31, 2020 14:10 |  #26147

belas wrote in post #19117804 (external link)
One from my vacations. A difficult target. Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus)
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I don't want to put TOO fine a point on it; but, this is easily one of the top 3, best in flight shots I've seen. Absolutely amazing framing and you nailed the focus right where it needed to be.


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Aug 31, 2020 14:24 |  #26148

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Hi Mark,

That is not a black headed gull, your next post is though, this is most likely a herring gull.

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Thanks very much for that Sid.


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Aug 31, 2020 14:39 |  #26149

belas wrote in post #19117804 (external link)
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Outstanding Vassilis :-)




  
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Aug 31, 2020 16:19 |  #26150

Red-tailed hawk flying in a beautiful sky.

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Aug 31, 2020 16:39 |  #26151

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Juvenile ruby throat.

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Enjoy.

This is a fantastic shot, Ted! The sharpness, the lack of wing motion blur, and the clean dark background make this a very appealing shot.

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An immature Broad-tailed
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Wonderful shot, SYS!

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An amazing shot, Vassilis! I have not idea of how you were able to get such a great close-up photo of a swift.


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Aug 31, 2020 17:05 |  #26152

williamfriggle wrote in post #19117898 (external link)
Red-tailed hawk flying in a beautiful sky.

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That's an excellent capture; the markings and detail caught are wonderful


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Aug 31, 2020 18:10 |  #26153

Lame-Duck wrote in post #19117908 (external link)
This is a fantastic shot, Ted! The sharpness, the lack of wing motion blur, and the clean dark background make this a very appealing shot.

Wonderful shot, SYS!

An amazing shot, Vassilis! I have not idea of how you were able to get such a great close-up photo of a swift.

Thanks, Mike ~~



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Aug 31, 2020 20:38 |  #26154

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That's an excellent capture; the markings and detail caught are wonderful

Thank you.


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Sep 01, 2020 03:09 |  #26155

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Sep 01, 2020 03:10 |  #26156

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Sep 01, 2020 04:47 |  #26157

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Wow an Air traffic nightmare, breaking all minimum separation rules! Nice capture Bill.


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Sep 01, 2020 04:48 |  #26158

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Sep 01, 2020 06:32 |  #26159

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Sep 01, 2020 07:23 |  #26160

Lame-Duck wrote in post #19117908 (external link)
This is a fantastic shot, Ted! The sharpness, the lack of wing motion blur, and the clean dark background make this a very appealing shot.


Thank you Mike.


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