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William Walker

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Cape Gannet Landing
« on: December 27, 2013, 02:03:19 pm »

They are very poor landers...they always end up with their beaks in the turf, just after this...
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Re: Cape Gannet Landing
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2013, 03:12:27 pm »

Wow !!
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Re: Cape Gannet Landing
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2013, 08:06:24 am »

Great action photo! All too many bird pix are static and not nearly as interesting.
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Re: Cape Gannet Landing
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2013, 10:28:46 am »

Wonderful.

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Re: Cape Gannet Landing
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2013, 01:47:46 pm »

Like the rear stabilizer!!

Great shot!
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Re: Cape Gannet Landing
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2013, 02:51:28 pm »

They are very poor landers...they always end up with their beaks in the turf, just after this...

Well, then...!? ;)

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Re: Cape Gannet Landing
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2013, 01:24:01 am »

They are very poor landers...they always end up with their beaks in the turf, just after this...

William, dung beetles takes the "crash landing" idea a bit further- they fly at full tilt to a dung heap and when in close proximity just fold their wings and fall. Rather funny to watch.

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Re: Cape Gannet Landing
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2013, 04:22:04 pm »

Well, then...!? ;)

...Just before, and just after..
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