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Gannet in Flight

Gannet in Flight

The gannet colony in Muriwai is a great place to visit and to watch the elegance of these birds in the air. In strong winds, especially, this is an exhilarating experience.

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  1. Great bird shot; I have problems getting is kind of photo.

  2. The grandeur of wings spread in flight. Beautiful.

  3. Excellent photo. Superb and elegant fliers.

  4. A great photo!
    Wish, I could fly…

  5. Beautiful and great photo!

  6. Simplicity and elegance – a bird in its right element.

  7. Fantastic shot of the bird in flight.

  8. Brilliant anf fantastic photo! Great job!

  9. Nice work Paul.. two excellent in flight shots, not an easy capture.

  10. gorgeous moment in time!

  11. That’s a stunning photo, birds in flight are very difficult to photograph.

  12. Majestic! Wonderful picture !

  13. What a stunning shot of this flying bird!

  14. Just perfect and beautiful!!

  15. Lovely light. Fine composition. Great!

  16. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to do that? Beautiful photo

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