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30-MAR-2008 Tom Munson


Mindo Ecuador

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Monte Stinnett19-Jun-2008 21:34
Very artsy, and apparently unusual bird. never seen one of them. finally upgraded software, and pbase should follow their cue.
Sofia Solomennikova26-Apr-2008 21:59
I like the effect of the capture, and congrats on this rainy day rare catch! V
Simon Chandler25-Apr-2008 04:22
Excellent capture. Excellent timing. Perfect pose captured. v
Dan Ng25-Apr-2008 03:43
Wonderful action shot, Tom. V.
carol j. phipps24-Apr-2008 00:41
Looks prehistoric! V
henrywong23-Apr-2008 23:41
Great catch Tom, V!
Jeff Waldorff23-Apr-2008 10:45
Fantastic flight shot of this very unique looking bird, Tom. He looks a little "rough" around the edges.
Bryan Murahashi22-Apr-2008 15:19
Fabulous capture for this rare sighting. V
Fong Lam22-Apr-2008 14:18
Terrific capture with nice motion blur on the wings, Tom
Carol Breton22-Apr-2008 12:50
Lucky you that this very unique looking bird was out where you could get this shot. A wonderful capture, especially under those conditions. Bravo. V
Debbie Blackburn Beierle22-Apr-2008 07:08
What a special treat for you to capture this bird, Tom!! Great angle and pose! Even under the worst of conditions you shine!! (thanks for the info regarding this bird!)
Sheila22-Apr-2008 06:50
Lovely high key effect. He's been in the wars with those battered wings.
Congrats on catching him!
Jeanne Dammarell22-Apr-2008 04:41
Amazing capture, Tom. Extraordinary bird and a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Jim McKinlock22-Apr-2008 04:37
Very impressive Tom, He is a kinda funny looking guy, definitely not an ordinary bird picture.
john savage22-Apr-2008 04:06
Great shot Tom. v.
January Grey22-Apr-2008 03:28
An interesting bird, and a great catch, Tom! V!
Keith Rankin22-Apr-2008 03:17
Superb and what a unique species, lucky for you!!! V
Peter Ericsson22-Apr-2008 02:59
Man, he looks like a scrawny fellow desperately looking for some food!
sandy barbour22-Apr-2008 02:41
Wow, what a great photo op...excellent capture Tom!
Gayle P. Clement22-Apr-2008 01:51
Fascinating bird and a wonderful pose, Tom.
Monique LaguŽ22-Apr-2008 01:00
Very good shot.
Excellent composition.
Larry Peterson22-Apr-2008 00:36
Great capture Tom, That is one odd looking bird, almost prehistoric looking. Well done V
Earl Arboneaux 22-Apr-2008 00:15
Very nice capture...
Ed Goodnight21-Apr-2008 21:58
almost ghost-like
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography21-Apr-2008 21:20
Superb catch, Vote!
nicolebouglouan21-Apr-2008 20:39
Amazing shot of this rare bird! As you say, this bird lives in the darkness.
This picture is very interesting and shows an unusual behaviour for this species! Big Vote!
Kathy Pedersen21-Apr-2008 20:34
Wonderful capture, love how the tree branch just enters from the right. v
Hank Vander Velde21-Apr-2008 20:22
Beautiful capture Tom. V. I agree that Pbase is too slow - may have to take a break too.
Peter Stahl21-Apr-2008 19:31
Outstanding capture and love the motion blur of his wings. GMV. What's with pbase anyway. Its so Sloooooooow.
Jess. ( Lady.D.)21-Apr-2008 19:05
Good capture under difficult light conditions, good detail in this flight shot
XiaoBernard9921-Apr-2008 17:20
TOM discovering a mysterious bird.Congratulations for your work .
fdt21-Apr-2008 16:24
Great catch! f
Marco Valk21-Apr-2008 15:46
great find! excellent shot. congrats on the encounter. v
Char21-Apr-2008 15:26
Hi Tom,
This shot is magical in more ways then one. A wonderful capture of this rare and interesting bird.\/