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Eurasian Curlew

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS 1/400 second F/8.0 ISO 320 124 mm

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CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Crikey! What a great shot, and quite a rare bird too

17 Oct 2011 8:00am

@CElliottUK: Thanks. I almost didn't take the picture - I thought it was a young gull but then it stood up and showed that beautiful face! Don't remember being this close to one before.

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Aina vaan löydät kivoja lintukuvia, siellä päin taitaa ranta olla aikas lähellä. Taas ei voi kuin ihailla kuvan harmoniaa ja kauneutta.

17 Oct 2011 9:17am

@Oiva: Kiittää kehuista hän.
Rantaan ei tosiaan oo matkaa kuin pari minuuttia, tuo kuva on vähän kauempaa, noin parin mailin päästä. Melkein jäi koko kuva ottamatta kun luulin nuoreksi lokiksi, mutta kun tuo nousi seisomaan ja näytti nätin naamansa olin erittäin tyytyväinen, että kamera ei ollu laukussa!

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Fine picture. It takes few months, before birds, like that are here.

17 Oct 2011 2:31pm

@Jypyä Pop: Thank you! It'll be more than six months before the birds are getting back there!

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, Wales., United Kingdom

For me, the most evocative of all bird calls...beautiful shot.

17 Oct 2011 2:37pm

@Jeff: Thank you!

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Well spotted, did you know it was one or like me, would have checked the book when you get home?

17 Oct 2011 4:09pm

@The Mouse: Thanks. I did know what it was, but had to check the english name from the internet.

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

A very nice shot of this Curlew (Numenius arquata). Has this Curlew stood there or have you copied him afterwards on these stones – it looks thus on me?

17 Oct 2011 7:47pm

@Loner: Thanks. The bird was standing there on the stones when I took the picture - I'm not that skilled I could do such copy! :)

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
1/400 second
F/8.0
ISO 320
124 mm

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