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Swallow-tailed Kite.


Posted by Karl Egressy on Wed Sep 22, 2021 6:08 pm

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I read on the internet: "The coolest Bird on the Planet"
When I failed to see it first time, I did not want to go back. Then I woke up at 4:00 AM in the morning and I felt that I would have to give it an other try and I did. 

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by Dan Kearl on Wed Sep 22, 2021 7:00 pm
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Nothing beats getting a great image of a bird you set out to get, the planning, getting to the area, and then getting a nice flight shot!!
Congrats, Karl, well earned.
 

by Cindy Marple on Wed Sep 22, 2021 7:50 pm
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You certainly made the most of the opportunity! Nice head-on flight shot showing that swallow-tail so well.
 

by david fletcher on Thu Sep 23, 2021 1:06 am
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Dan Kearl wrote:
Nothing beats getting a great image of a bird you set out to get, the planning, getting to the area, and then getting a nice flight shot!!
Congrats, Karl, well earned.


+1.  Well done Karl.
Make your life spectacular!
 

by gregc on Thu Sep 23, 2021 7:07 am
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Nicely captured, the sharpness on the eye and bill is excellent. Can't trust everything on the internet, I think that title belongs to the light-mantled sooty albatross!
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:27 am
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I'm glad this Kite was so cooperative and they really do look very cool.
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by Carol Clarke on Thu Sep 23, 2021 4:32 pm
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Well done for trying again, getting your long awaited opportunity - and getting the shots, Karl! You must be thrilled!

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by paul fletcher on Thu Sep 23, 2021 7:34 pm
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Getting up at 4:00 AM, certainly "paid off", for you Karl, with this wonderful image !
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Sep 24, 2021 5:12 am
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Another wonderful shot, Karl. What an amazing opportunity.
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