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An osprey on a flight to ?
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Posted By: pichaser, 01-12-2018, 08:46 PM

It was a shock to see this bird soaring silently overhead . I barely managed to get this shot .

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Nice catch! Especially since they are not very large for raptors.
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Nice indeed. I had just about the same experience a couple of weeks ago and ended up with about the same shot.
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QuoteOriginally posted by pichaser Quote
It was a shock to see this bird soaring silently overhead . I barely managed to get this shot .
Great shot. Wish I could find something a bit more unusual like that



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Wish I could find something a bit more unusual like that
Just come to Scotland.
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Nice capture pichaser...lovely detail on those wings.
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Just come to Scotland.
Funnily enough , I've gone from Cambridge to Newcastle this morning, so close, but need to be back for the kids bath time Maybe next time !



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so close
I like your idea of close to me... it's some 294 miles or 5 hours 28 minutes according to Google maps.

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QuoteOriginally posted by pichaser Quote
It was a shock to see this bird soaring silently overhead . I barely managed to get this shot .
Well, if they advertised their presence, prey might be a tad harder to find.
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QuoteOriginally posted by pichaser Quote
It was a shock to see this bird soaring silently overhead . I barely managed to get this shot .
Good shot!
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Good shot!
Thanks for the kind words .
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QuoteOriginally posted by pichaser Quote
It was a shock to see this bird soaring silently overhead . I barely managed to get this shot .
what a fortunate encounter - amazing markings
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How did I miss this? Nice man.
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How did I miss this? Nice man.
I missed because I wasn't a member of the forum, then. It is s wonderful shot.
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