Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Synchronized Flying?

This post is for World Bird Wednesday.

These two were part of a large flock of Eastern Curlews that flew up from the other side of the roost and whirled overhead for a while before settling down again well away from my camera's reach.

26 comments:

  1. Great close ups!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  2. A wonderful bird to see.. fantastic flight shots Mick.

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  3. Compelling images. Really nicely done.

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  4. Beautiful close up great detail in the first shot.

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  5. A perfect shot! So great. And it is one of my favorites too. :)

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  6. I love the Curlew's in flight! Great job, Mick!

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  7. Great to see a close up of them flying. Great job!

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  8. Amazing birds! look at those beaks - thanks for the up-close view!

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  9. Startling bird, and a wonder to see. The flock shot is a fascinating counterpoint to the close up. Great stuff Mick.
    Cheers to you Sir!

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  10. wow....great pictures. i always struggle with flight shots!!

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  11. Hi there - what splendid birds. We get a good number down here at times. I think I need an estuary trip soon!

    SM - Melbourne

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  12. A cracking first photo there Mick. I bet you were really chuffed with that.

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  13. Spectacular shot of two single-minded birds. Lovely image, Mick.

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  14. That first shot is absolutely fantastic. I love those birds.

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  15. A really beautiful bird -- and great to see them in flight! Awesome shots!

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  16. Oh my gosh that first photo is a miracle Mick. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  17. Two great shots. The first one is superb. I loved them.

    Greetings from Roberto, Rio de Janeiro

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  18. I've been busy this week so I'm catching up on posts. Love the birds shots!!!! GREAT FLIGHT shots!!!

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  19. These are brilliant Mick!!
    What awesome beaks!

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