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Swainsons Hawk
18-AUG-2010 Tom Munson

Swainson's Hawk

Lincoln Co WA

The before flight POOT!!!

Canon EOS 7D ,Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS USM
1/1250s f/8.0 at 840.0mm iso400 full exif

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Dave Hawkins29-Jul-2012 14:06
So when he flinched, I bet you thought he was going to take off and you were anticipating a great take-off shot? Instead you got a sh_ty shot! I have one just like it. LOL. V
Dave Hawkins29-Jul-2012 14:06
So when he flinched, I bet you thought he was going to take off and you were anticipating a great take-off shot? Instead you got a sh_ty shot! I have one just like it. LOL. V
Alex Vargas26-Aug-2010 07:25
What a cool and unusual shot, Tom!
...well done!

VOTED
Judi Hastings26-Aug-2010 05:39
Oh my word! I thought it was a string, its poop! ha!
Marco Valk21-Aug-2010 11:58
Now that is the thanks you get for taking his picture; nature is hard indeed. LOL
Carol Breton20-Aug-2010 14:18
LOL. Great timing, Tom. A shot for the books!
Excellent clarity and detail. ~
Vince20-Aug-2010 11:50
Terrific shot. Sharp and in perfect timing. Vote.
NealyBob20-Aug-2010 09:27
Excellent shot Tom! What was he aiming at?!
January Grey20-Aug-2010 06:34
Thought it was a string tied to its wings! Hah! Great timing, Tom! V~
Sonja Ross20-Aug-2010 06:09
Great timing!
lou_rozensteins20-Aug-2010 04:40
Not the most flattering, but a different moment captured! Excellent details!
sandy barbour20-Aug-2010 02:46
Well, there's the money shot...lol.
Awesome timing Tom!
Char20-Aug-2010 01:43
What an excellent capture, Tom! Perfect timing on this. \/
hge5420-Aug-2010 01:42
Great one, Tom. Did you get the "after poot flight"?
Hank Vander Velde20-Aug-2010 01:27
Catch anyone? Super shot Tom.
Sam Rua20-Aug-2010 00:30
Nice timing, Tom. The look on the face is priceless.
Robert Houde19-Aug-2010 22:17
Why is he looking at me at the same time LOL, nice shot Tom.
fdt19-Aug-2010 20:53
Great catch. f
Ron E. Trees 19-Aug-2010 20:02
I always say that you are a master at timing and this photo is further proof!! Excellent capture Tom!!
Enny19-Aug-2010 19:59
beautiful pose Tom and again tacksharp.
Stephanie19-Aug-2010 19:56
Wild shot! Call in the clean-up crew!
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad19-Aug-2010 19:49
After I thought I had seen it all, lol.
Stan Wojick19-Aug-2010 18:08
Another rodent successfully processed :-)
nicolebouglouan19-Aug-2010 17:36
Superb details and very good timing ;>))
Lise De Serres19-Aug-2010 17:33
Here we can really say... excellent timing in catching this one!! ::):):)
Jay Levin19-Aug-2010 17:29
Outstanding timing, Tom, with great visual effects. :-)