I'm not sure what set those birds off but the whole just took off including mallards, seagulls, tern, avocet, ibis among others.
Taken at the Bird Viewing Preserve in Henderson, Nevada.
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mesutilgim (84368) 2014-01-09 7:51
Nice capture of this fancy and vivid group of ducks and seagulls in full action !
Perfect pov and timing.
TFS and best regards
holmertz (41059) 2014-01-09 8:00
Maybe you scared them to get a better picture? ;-). Whatever the reason, this "mass migration" is quite impressive and I can imagine there was some noise from the probably hundreds of flapping wings. You managed a very good sharpness on the birds as well as the background and the light and colors are fine.
jacquest (18671) 2014-01-09 8:02
It sure takes a good air traffic controller to avoid collisions. Good action shot under a good light enhancing the birds colors.
ikeharel (57232) 2014-01-09 8:05
Countless birds on pic. space, Eleu, and all taken-off in tandem. Some noise had startled them, probably.
Fine set the camera to the speed, collected a sharp and vivid photo.
Kielia (23581) 2014-01-09 8:17
these beautiful birds are very rewarding subjects for the photographer and you have captured the mallards excellently. The photo is very well composed. It is especially this fantastic light that makes the image attractive. My compliments!
rychem (23274) 2014-01-09 8:23
Great shot of these flying birds, a very nice action scene, perfectly well done
photoray (12197) 2014-01-09 9:05
Fine 'stop action' capture of the huge collection of water fowl in varying wing pumping positions. Colorful and in fine resolution.
bartekp (4746) 2014-01-09 9:38
Very good shot, i like natural colors POV.
Have a nice evening
ourania (31073) 2014-01-09 9:54
a beautiful and fascinating image with sweeping movement and great vibrance. The light and colours are natural, vivid and lovely and enhance the viewer's pleasure even more. There's also fine depth and sharpness and the mingling of various species in this scene is interesting and fun. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great day,
cornejo (31528) 2014-01-09 10:28
Hello Eleu, excellent photography of this beautiful flock of ducks, perfectly captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, light and color. Excellent and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy rest of the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
Giustiniani (3342) 2014-01-09 12:00
une magnifique capture... au vol, si je puis dire! Bel envol de canard, tout est superbe, le mouvement, les couleurs, la lumière...
Kamilutka (8095) 2014-01-09 12:44
this is really well captured scene and with amazing light - well done! Good framing and nice composition as well as sharpness.
Thanks for sharing
Silvio1953 (122269) 2014-01-09 13:15
Ciao Eleu, great capture of a lot of geese, fantastic scene, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
imageme (1761) 2014-01-09 15:14
Hi Eleu, What a traffic in the air caused by these different species. Fantastic capture under good light management which deliver details and great colours. Full actions and life caught at the best moment. Thank for sharing
fabbs99 (16167) 2014-01-09 22:24
Superb shot of the seagulls flying in a group.Perfect lighting and sharpness.Very well done,TFS.
COSTANTINO (55534) 2014-01-09 22:27
what a beautiful shot
you did your best with an amazing
shot with the flying birds
there is a great movement
in this scenery and right
thanks for sharing with us
have a nice day
hidibyendu (871) 2014-01-09 22:55
So many types of birds are present here together. Good colors of those birds.
Very nicely composed and taken with nice exposures.
emka (78958) 2014-01-09 23:59
Fantastic picture of the flying birds. Splendid view. it would look even better in larger format. Very impressive anyway.
Warm regards Malgo
jhm (139236) 2014-01-10 3:43
Small but fine picture with all these water birds with open wings.
These picture is real nice through the colour and subject.
Sharpness and clarity make these picture attractive.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
abmdsudi (43542) 2014-01-10 9:21
Now here's something I'd just love to see for real..
What a beautiful action shot: the rising movement on the water and sound thru the wings combine most effectively. This is like something from Planet Earth. Brilliant sight for you and allowing us to share your moment of joy. Just be spectacular to witness, Congrats
Cricri (106327) 2014-01-10 10:21
Une belle volée de ces oiseaux, magnifique a voir et surement fort a entendre, bonne lumière et réalisation
siamesa (27741) 2014-01-10 14:03
Boa noite Eleu
Fantastic capture. This scene is simply marvelous. Perfect pov. Congrats.
Miguel82 (23391) 2014-01-12 17:43
Many species of migrators birds flying over that water surface Eleu, a brillant nature picture well taken, clear shot, bright colors especially of the mallard individuals, have a nice evening
adores (37093) 2014-01-22 15:06
Seems you got different kinds of birds flying together! It's a good capture of a good moment, with good light, colours and focus.