fbpixel

Cliff Swallows


Posted by Cindy Marple on Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:32 pm

All times are UTC - 5 hours

Reply to topic  
 First unread post  | 9 posts | 
Image
Cliff Swallow adult and fledgeling
Gilbert, Arizona
1/2500, f/5.6, ISO800  Nikon D500, 500mm f/5.6 PF

Fledgeling swallow begging for an in-flight meal service from its parent.  This is as close as I got to a mid-air feeding.  

User avatar
Posted by:
Cindy Marple
Moderator
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Member #:00038
Posts: 28576
Joined: 21 Aug 2003

   

by Dan Kearl on Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:29 pm
Dan Kearl
Forum Contributor
Posts: 1287
Joined: 06 Mar 2019
Member #:22021
I appreciate the difficulty... very nice action photo..
 

by david fletcher on Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:35 am
User avatar
david fletcher
Moderator
Posts: 26184
Joined: 24 Sep 2004
Location: UK
Member #:00525
Brilliant and extremely difficult action to accomplish. Well done Cindy.
Make your life spectacular!
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:39 am
User avatar
Axel Hildebrandt
Forum Contributor
Posts: 17047
Joined: 28 Nov 2005
Location: Coopersburg, PA
Great timing and capture, Cindy! It's quite obvious what the youngster has in mind. :)
Axel Hildebrandt
 

by Carol Clarke on Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:14 am
User avatar
Carol Clarke
Chief Forum Administrator
Posts: 65986
Joined: 22 Aug 2003
Location: Lincolnshire, UK. In tune with Nature.
Member #:00067
The difficult light was doing you no favours, but you did well with capturing this interaction between the speeding bullets parent and fledgeling, Cindy! Catching one swallow is difficult enough, but you got these two. Well done!

Carol.
Carol Clarke
Chief Forum Administrator.


"When the power of love is greater than the love of power,
the world will know peace"....Jimi Hendrix.

NSN0067
 

by peter makuch on Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:50 am
peter makuch
Forum Contributor
Posts: 2724
Joined: 13 Jun 2014
Location: montreal
Member #:02075
after all that I hope he got his meal, nice capture CINDY.
 

by Tusar Bhowmik on Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:49 pm
User avatar
Tusar Bhowmik
Forum Contributor
Posts: 1782
Joined: 06 Apr 2014
Location: Jalpaiguri-India
Excellent action shot.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:57 am
User avatar
Cynthia Crawford
Moderator
Posts: 16851
Joined: 10 Jun 2006
Location: Vermont
Member #:00733
Pretty amazing to catch any swallow in flight, let alone two. Nice family scene!
Cynthia (Cindy) Crawford-Moderator, Photo & Digital Art
web site: http://www.creaturekinships.net
"If I Keep a Green Bough in My Heart, the Singing Bird Will Come"  Chinese Proverb
 

by ADKShooter on Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:16 pm
ADKShooter
Forum Contributor
Posts: 1736
Joined: 05 Aug 2020
Location: Gloversville, NY
Member #:02167
I agree with the other comments that a swallow is very difficult to get in flight and yet in this case you have two in the same image. Terrific timing on this very nice behavioral shot.
 

Display posts from previous:  Sort by:  
9 posts | 

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group