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Howard King
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Not a perfect flight shot but better than naught - tail up head not in focus a little way to go yet but working on it
· Date: Thu September 24, 2009 · Views: 167 · Filesize: 73.2kb, 91.1kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 695 ·
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Keywords: Hoopoe
Scientific Name: Upupa epops
Equipment Used: Nikon D300 Tamron 200-500mm lens
Location: Busaiteen Bahrain
Habitat: Various
Date Taken: 22-09-09
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lior kislev

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Thu September 24, 2009 5:58pm

great capture Howard.
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digishooter

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Thu September 24, 2009 6:09pm

First I've seen with the wings open. Didn't know that had such a bold pattern in the wings. Good.

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KC Foggin

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Thu September 24, 2009 6:14pm

I'll tell you what, this is the first time I have seen a pic of the Hoopoe with the top of its wings extended and I thank you for that. Quite remarkable.

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tacumshin

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Thu September 24, 2009 7:37pm

Fine capture

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Deanneart

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Thu September 24, 2009 8:28pm

Great capture!

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johnnyoxygen

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Fri September 25, 2009 9:12am

superb capture howard,love that wing display mate,cheers.

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