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Diving Raven

Diving Raven

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Nice catch, Frank!
Frank L Croston.: Thanks, Ell', got lucky!
Kinda like a photo bomb, Frank??? grin
Frank L Croston.: Very much like, Ginnie!
  • Astrid
  • Nederland
  • 29 Jun 2018, 06:22
Great picture, Frank. The landing gear is in place I see....
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Astrid, great flyers these Ravens..
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 29 Jun 2018, 06:23
Brilliant Frank, well captured!
Frank L Croston.: Thank you, Chris, bit of a lucky shot really.
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 29 Jun 2018, 07:16
Looks like its "engine" has failed and its about to crash. Hopefully it all ended happily.
Frank L Croston.: It did, just a raven showing off, Alan, " look at meeee! "
What a cracking picture Frank
Frank L Croston.: Thank you very much, Bill, an element of luck involved.
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 29 Jun 2018, 07:34
Well caught, Frank - they are masters of tumbling
Frank L Croston.: I love watching them, as you say they are masters.
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 29 Jun 2018, 07:53
Clever to catch it at this moment as it dives for action Frank.
Frank L Croston.: More luck than good judgement, Andrew, but thank you.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 29 Jun 2018, 09:04
Stuka dive. At the angle of the claws, it looks as if the raven will slide down the branch.
Frank L Croston.: It does look like one! Looks that way, but didn'
a composition of only true natural lines and shapes
Frank L Croston.: Quite right, Alan, nothing made up
nice action shot mate smile
Frank L Croston.: Thanks, Rob, much appreciated.
Their guidance systems must be really good to land on small branches like those.
Frank L Croston.: Ravens are amazing birds, Brian, as common here as Sparrows used to be in the U.K.
excellent timing Frank... love it....petersmile
Frank L Croston.: A lucky shot, but thanks, Peter.
Timely capture and dressed up real purty.
Frank L Croston.: A bit of luck involved, but thank you, Mary.

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