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JUL-2006

IMG_0929 tp.jpg

06-JULY-06

'0NE VERY UNHAPPY OSPREY'
HERE IS THE SHORT VERSION:
OSPREY TRIES TO CATCH FISH AT THE SURF LINE; MISSES FISH BUT GETS CAUGHT BY A WAVE;
STRUGGLED TO GET OUT OF THE WATER AND FINALLY MADE IT!!!

Canon EOS 20D ,EF 400 1:5.6 L
1/3200s f/10.0 at 400.0mm iso400 full exif

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Ulla Kruys13-Jul-2006 16:39
Amazing shot! The wing looks enormous!
Greg Harp12-Jul-2006 17:04
Outstanding work. GMV
Bob Foisel10-Jul-2006 20:19
What a catch Herb. I decide and got the 400mm 5.6 also. Love it allready.
shatterbug09-Jul-2006 08:07
Great shot, Herb!
carol j. phipps08-Jul-2006 21:17
Wow! Excellent timing. Great piece of action. Poor bird. Lucky fish! Vote.
poochdad08-Jul-2006 13:29
great capture of an (hopefully) older and wiser bird. :-)
Dougie Young08-Jul-2006 10:06
Cracking shot..:>
Tom Munson08-Jul-2006 00:21
Outstanding shot. GMV
Wei O'Connell07-Jul-2006 21:48
Excellent shot and great timing. voted.
ewa toll07-Jul-2006 18:45
wow nice shot
Guest 07-Jul-2006 15:37
This boy needs to sharpen his technique or he will go hungry, or drown. Right place, right time, right lens. Good shot, Herb.
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik07-Jul-2006 15:10
Great timing on this one Herb! S&L
Chris Thorpe07-Jul-2006 15:05
Wow....great capture and perfect timing.
Tim Campbell07-Jul-2006 14:48
Yes he looks miffed! Quick but excellent work.
Isabel Silva07-Jul-2006 14:42
Beautiful scene and composition!!!
bandito07-Jul-2006 14:00
Wow - never seen anything like that before! Great catch. You, I mean - not the Osprey!
Valeska07-Jul-2006 13:12
What a timing for you and for the Ospreo (and for the surf :-) Glad he made it and that you take this picture. Thanks for sharring.
Marco Valk07-Jul-2006 10:59
dramatic image; vote. Glad it ended well
Karen Stuebing07-Jul-2006 10:33
Whoa! Definite miscalculation on the osprey's part. Glad he was okay and this is a fantastic capture.
ChristinTroeger07-Jul-2006 10:10
Terrific shot, happy about the ending..:)
Olaf Herrig07-Jul-2006 08:36
Excellent shot!
lou_rozensteins07-Jul-2006 07:58
Excellent capture of an unusual moment. Well done.
Steven Jusczyk07-Jul-2006 07:50
Wow, Herb, great catch!
Yvonne07-Jul-2006 06:38
Perfect timing Herb, superb capture!
QUERIDO07-Jul-2006 06:28
nice shot!
Arno Meintjes Wildlife07-Jul-2006 05:55
Fantastic image. Well timed. V.
NealyBob07-Jul-2006 05:29
Perfect timing, excellent shot~!
Peter Stahl07-Jul-2006 05:18
Super capture. Well done Herb!
Shimon Levkovich07-Jul-2006 04:13
Superb capture.
Yi Feng07-Jul-2006 03:18
Great timing. Nice shot!
Alfred F. Lee, (Grumpa)07-Jul-2006 01:20
I'm glad it made it, The rock resembles a leopard seal. I'm glad it wasn't. Al
Guest 07-Jul-2006 01:01
Great capture Herb!
Bob B.07-Jul-2006 01:00
Unhappy indeed. There be sharks in these waters. Arrggggh!
virginiacoastline07-Jul-2006 00:56
WOW!! Great catch . . .for you, not him obviously! I agree . .it IS almost comic . . only cus he DID manage to get out =)
Robin Reid07-Jul-2006 00:10
Great timing and catch Herb.
Dominic Kite06-Jul-2006 23:29
comical almost!
petesie06-Jul-2006 22:35
Wow, you can see how hard he is working. Glad he made it. Great shot.
David Royall06-Jul-2006 22:26
Some days you are the bug. Some days you are the windshield.
JD06-Jul-2006 22:05
Wow! Very impressive. Excellent timing. Voted.
fred_il06-Jul-2006 21:59
Excellent timing, we can see the anger in the eyes!
Sheila06-Jul-2006 21:54
What a fantastic shot! I wonder how often that happens to them? Great catch, Herb.
angelique raptakis06-Jul-2006 21:37
great capture... look at that wing span!
De'Carr Studio06-Jul-2006 21:22
Superb!!
Pepe Zyman06-Jul-2006 21:19
What a catch! GMV
chrisse06-Jul-2006 21:17
Wow, awesome capture. He looks a bit panicky. Glad he made it out ok.
chrisse
Linda Mingay06-Jul-2006 21:13
fantastic shot
René06-Jul-2006 21:11
great catch....
Al Chesworth06-Jul-2006 21:06
So he got a free bath.
Great catch.