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19-NOV-2008

IMG_2742 sel.jpg

SAN ELIJO LAGOON

20-NOVEMBER-08

THIS TOOK MY FANCY !!!
I WAS SHOOTING A SINGLE PERCHED CALIFORNIA QUAIL
AND WAS SURE HE WOULD FLY AWAY ONCE HE HEARD MY SHUTTER,
BUT INSTEAD A SECOND QUAIL JOINED HIM FOR AN EXITING SHOT

Canon EOS 40D ,EF 400 5.6 L
1/400s f/14.0 at 400.0mm iso500 full exif

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Robin Reid27-Nov-2008 05:40
Delightful. Rare and very well photographed.
Janet Forjan-Freedman23-Nov-2008 16:30
Fantastic!
Anita21-Nov-2008 19:16
magnificent! v
Yvonne21-Nov-2008 12:07
What luck & what a superb capture! v
Phillip Normanton21-Nov-2008 09:55
Great catch! If any more had turned up you could have started charging them :)
Dan Chusid21-Nov-2008 08:53
Package deal!
beverley harrison21-Nov-2008 08:39
beautiful!!
mathilda williams21-Nov-2008 05:21
a wonderful shot of this couple!
laine8221-Nov-2008 01:35
Oh what a dream shot...such beauties !!
Jola Dziubinska21-Nov-2008 00:51
Lovely models :)
Russ Rose21-Nov-2008 00:26
Wow. a very nice image. enjoyed.
wernere0121-Nov-2008 00:21
I´m sure this made you happy. Excellent shot.
J. Scott Coile21-Nov-2008 00:18
Ahhhhhh... posing Quail :-)
carol j. phipps21-Nov-2008 00:17
Superb! Vote
Tom Torbert20-Nov-2008 21:05
Excellent in every aspect... This is beautiful.. V
Michael Shpuntov20-Nov-2008 20:11
Great shot Herbert. Love the symmetry
Máire Uí Mhaicín20-Nov-2008 19:38
You were fortunate and skilled to capture the moment so well.
Jeff Lobaugh20-Nov-2008 18:56
Wonderfully seen and captured!!
Barbara Heide20-Nov-2008 17:17
wow! what a catch!
Timothy Guenther20-Nov-2008 16:55
Great shot!
Inga Morozoff20-Nov-2008 13:55
Wow...how lucky for you! These sure are pretty, thanks for sharing.
Ed Goodnight20-Nov-2008 13:12
outstanding
v
Bryan Ramsay20-Nov-2008 11:59
Awesome catch Herb! As I remember they can be very skittish! -BJ
Michael Gehrisch20-Nov-2008 10:44
Great shot!
Flo Hendry20-Nov-2008 09:53
WOW!!! Excellent shot of my favorite bird! Great colors, detail and capture. Awesome!!! V
cambraniz20-Nov-2008 09:21
Excellent shot ! V
Maaike Huizer20-Nov-2008 08:15
A beautiful shot.
Ann...20-Nov-2008 08:06
What cute birds - very fancy!!
Norbert Fortelny20-Nov-2008 07:18
Wow!
No honestly, this is an excellent catch!
Gary Winters20-Nov-2008 06:34
Wow!
De'Carr Studio20-Nov-2008 05:18
They are truly "Fancy"