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Parked up for wing cleaning.

Parked up for wing cleaning.

Quick wash and brush up.



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Registered: February 2007
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Date: Tue May 8, 2007
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great picture
#1 Tue May 8, 2007 7:54pm

I've been trying to catch one of those for ages!....they are like little humming birds!........Great shot my friend,now all you have to do is catch one on the beauty!.....................Ken
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#2 Tue May 8, 2007 8:13pm

Thank you very much p14. Thank you Ken - I wait until they come into the pits for maintenance! Seriously I have never seen this particular hover in flight. Lol Viv
#3 Tue May 8, 2007 8:16pm

Wow Viv, you are getting very good at these now. Superb image
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#4 Tue May 8, 2007 9:18pm

Fabulous shot Viv.....composition is spot on.

> John
#5 Tue May 8, 2007 9:19pm

Dilwyn Williams
Great shot Val, it looks like a trip to north down is on the cards dont see these where i am.....................Dilwyn
#6 Tue May 8, 2007 9:45pm

Thank you very much Paul, John and Dilwyn. Viv
#7 Tue May 8, 2007 10:36pm

You are the best at these, never thought I would type this out loud, what a beautiful bug! .Detail, and contrast are wonderful. Maggi
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#8 Wed May 9, 2007 2:01am

Nice one Viv
#9 Wed May 9, 2007 9:26am

Thnk you very much Maggi, and Lee - you lot are spoiling me!! Glad you like my friend. Viv
#10 Wed May 9, 2007 10:40am

I am starting to get deprived symptoms Viv and will have to start looking at macro lenses. Fabulous shot. john
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#11 Thu May 10, 2007 5:38am

Thank you John. Give it a go - there is a safari park at your feet!!! Lol Viv
#12 Thu May 10, 2007 12:40pm

Awesome shot Viv. This is really impressive. The composition on this is spot on with excellent dof. The details are beautifully sharp and vivid. Smile
I daren't look at my fly on the leaf after seeing this. lol
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#13 Thu May 10, 2007 3:02pm

Nige thank you very much for your comment. You don't see how many I miss completely - just the hint of a trailing pair of legs!!! Viv
#14 Fri May 11, 2007 1:33pm

Nigel C Young
Super shot, Viv. I'm going through your gallery and I've missed every single one so far!
#15 Sat May 12, 2007 7:56am

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