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    Default WEEKLY THEME GALLERY 23/1/11 "TAKE OFFS AND LANDINGS"

    Some great muddy shots last week, well done to all contributors. This week its time to display your take off and landing images.
    Heres a shot that has one of both
    Black Kite (Milvus migrans) and Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus)

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    [attachment=0:34tbehkp]IMG_2162.JPG[/attachment:34tbehkp]

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    Juvenile Osprey coming into land. Taken as the sun sets.

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    Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
    Canon 450D. f/ 8 , ex time 1/1599, iso 400 ex bias 0.33ev.

    This is one of my favourite pics.
    The voices in my head may not be real, but they come up with some great ideas..

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    Here's a non-raptor shot. A Black Swan landing at Jawbone Reserve, Williamstown.
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    Default Re: WEEKLY THEME GALLERY 23/1/11 "TAKE OFFS AND LANDINGS"

    ....and another non-raptor. A young Pacific Gull captured at Rickett's Point, Melbourne.
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    Default Re: WEEKLY THEME GALLERY 23/1/11 "TAKE OFFS AND LANDINGS"

    Could not resist another raptor - the Black-shouldered Kite had just launched from a branch to go hunting.


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    Default Re: WEEKLY THEME GALLERY 23/1/11 "TAKE OFFS AND LANDINGS"

    ...and a non-raptor from me too!

    Sooty Oystercatcher - Haematopus fuliginosus


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    Hooded Plover (Thinornis rubricollis)
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    Default Re: WEEKLY THEME GALLERY 23/1/11 "TAKE OFFS AND LANDINGS"

    Here is an image of a Pelican landing on the Murray River.

    Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)

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    little corella thinking about it

    [attachment=0:2u2zhtgf]N1D28571.jpg[/attachment:2u2zhtgf]

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    Default Re: WEEKLY THEME GALLERY 23/1/11 "TAKE OFFS AND LANDINGS"

    And a pelagic seabird coming in for the landing... Brown Skua off Sydney in August
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    Orange-tailed Black Cockatoo. She was starting to be more wary as I moved closer.
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    Default Re: WEEKLY THEME GALLERY 23/1/11 "TAKE OFFS AND LANDINGS"

    Several Red-necked Avocets landing at Stockton Sandspit....back before the big wet out west when all the Avocets disappeared from Stockton.

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    Default Re: WEEKLY THEME GALLERY 23/1/11 "TAKE OFFS AND LANDINGS"

    And just because everyone else is posting Osprey photos... 8-)

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    Default Re: WEEKLY THEME GALLERY 23/1/11 "TAKE OFFS AND LANDINGS"

    Black-tailed Godwit taking off from the main lagoon on the Townsville Towncommon.

    [attachment=0:3hu8aqip]black tailed godwit towncommon 061110.jpg[/attachment:3hu8aqip]
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