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382 views 6 people's favourite photo

ive picked this as my favourite because of the effort it took to catch it , and discomfort of being bitten by mosquitos whilst hiding to avoid him spotting me :)
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Jan 04 2013 08:03 GMT hans55 PRO
a great picture ... sure one of your finest !!
Jan 04 2013 08:14 GMT senna3
A brilliant catch indeed, a great entry!
Jan 04 2013 08:41 GMT Midworlder PRO
Taking one for the team :)
Jan 04 2013 08:53 GMT bandsix
and it was worth the wait, the mosquito bites and the subterfuge!!!
Jan 04 2013 12:08 GMT Papagena
Lucky you to have this beautiful bird in your area !! Anyway FTs are often taking some "risks" to show beautiful and interesting pictures......................
Jan 04 2013 12:18 GMT clintonfolks
fantastic photo.!
Jan 04 2013 12:23 GMT 25barb
The wait paid off. Super photo - great presentation. Like the angled composition.
Jan 04 2013 15:05 GMT wijnie58
You are right is a beauty, Dave...:-))
Jan 04 2013 15:18 GMT Lalbabu
A great paying of discomfort,marvellous capture !!!!!
Jan 04 2013 18:10 GMT Myshots
Beautiful shot...
Jan 04 2013 19:49 GMT T1MELESS PRO
And a very deserving finest shot it is Dave !!!!!
Jan 05 2013 01:46 GMT fhelsing PRO
a wonderful image!
Jan 05 2013 08:14 GMT anko
great capture!
Jan 05 2013 09:10 GMT MargNZ
The mad things we do for a photo ! Well done Dave ... this is splendid :)
Jan 05 2013 10:49 GMT mcdonegal1 PRO
It was well worth your effort. fabulous bird and shot
Jan 05 2013 11:35 GMT skyball
A good choice Dave!!..a beautiful catch!!!!!......
Jan 05 2013 12:43 GMT junne PRO
papagena, luck is relative. i hate this rascal of a bird. too often have i seen him dive into one of my fishponds and come out in an unpredictable part further on, and take off with a several hundred dollar worth koi :-(((
Jan 05 2013 16:30 GMT will
you did very well, it certainly is pleasing to see a beautiful photo of such s lovely bird like this one,so thank you!)
Jan 05 2013 16:31 GMT will
i know these are hard ones to photo , they are very flleeting where they stay..)
Jan 05 2013 16:43 GMT qtreiber
Beautiful shot. I like this foto
Jan 05 2013 16:52 GMT Papagena
You are right with this point of view for sure !! We had the same problem with the cormorants fishing in our lake, on the way to their winter place.

I have sent a picture on FT:
http://www.fotothing.com/Papagena/photo/0f43052667c2e5404b2d2dd8596e4477/

Moreover I have found a little movie of 2009:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVbzP6CMuFg
Jan 05 2013 17:00 GMT peterpinhole
Excellent catch!
Jan 05 2013 18:14 GMT Annamaria
Great entry, Dave!! It really is a good choice!!
Jan 05 2013 18:34 GMT elsje323
beautiful choice
Jan 05 2013 20:34 GMT Pea2007
One to be very proud of Dave.
Jan 06 2013 01:46 GMT pauli3522
fantasticcccccccccccccccccccccccc
Jan 06 2013 06:00 GMT sini
A beauty!:)
Jan 06 2013 10:52 GMT peterw
10/10 for persistence! Great result.
Jan 06 2013 19:40 GMT sheasoru68
I totally agree with this choice Dave...
Jan 07 2013 12:54 GMT tegra
Oh but it was well worth the agony ! A beautiful capture.
Jan 14 2013 21:28 GMT Zodyak
Excellent shot :)
Jan 15 2013 20:52 GMT georgygirl2
you did us proud its brilliant!!
Apr 14 2013 10:14 GMT happysnapper
This was hard work i think? I was three hours trying to get a shot like this and didnt get it!!!
Oct 25 2014 22:06 GMT ThorBeverley PRO
Grand shot!

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