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Penny Clarke

ALPINE SWIFT (Apus melba)

Spent over three hours photographing this fabulous bird from Beeston Bump. A beautiful sunny afternoon with stormy skies later created beautiful light for photography. More pictures on my blog: http://pennyshotbirdingandlife.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/alpine-swift-lights-up-my-day.html
Beeston Bump, Sheringham, Norfolk
Date taken
4th August 2012
Scientific name
Apus melba
Equipment used
Canon 7D and 300 f4 lens
Great shots Penny. Enjoyed looking at your blog. You got lots of great pictures of this swift.
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You really did have a good time with this guy, didn't you Penny.

Another super flight shot.
Congratulations on taking second place in the the August 2012 prize photo theme challenge - Birds in Flight :t:
The results were -

The winner of this months prize of a LensMaster RH-1 Gimbal Head is sturs

His entry of a Snow Bunting attracted 16/90 votes.

Second place goes to -

Penny Clarke with her photo of an Alpine Swift which attracted 9/90 votes.

Third place is -

DOXHOPE with Fast fish supper which attracted 8/90 votes.
Very well captured Penny, I would love to get shots of these lovely Swifts.

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