Oct 7, 2010

25 Stunning Photographs of Birds in Flight

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Photograph by Sidney Bovy

 

The beauty of flight is best portrayed by our feathered friends. Try as we may with our expensive jets and giant airliners, there is no comparison to the grace and effortless movement of the bird. These twenty-five beautiful photographs from 1x.com (an incredible photography site that I highly recommend) are a testament to that notion :)

 

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Greater Spotted Eagle | Photograph by Nissim

 

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Puffin | Photograph by Olof Petterson

 

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Photograph by Risquillo

 

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Barn Owl | Photograph by Mvbalkom

 

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Photograph by Murat Sanli

 

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Bald Eagle | Photograph by Harry Eggens

 

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Hen Harrier | Photograph by Henrik Just

 

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Seagull | Photograph by Mohammad Shirani

 

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Northern Hawk Owl | Photograph by Francesco Renzi

 

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Photograph by Sandy Powers

 

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Merops Apiaster | Photograph by CORAL

 

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Photograph by Nissim

 

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Hummingbird | Photograph by Roie Galitz

 

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Baby Owl | Photograph by Yaki Zander

 

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Tern | Photograph by Nissim

 

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Photograph by Nissim

 

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Photograph by Anthony Roberts

 

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Photograph by Dare Turnsek

 

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Black Kite | Photograph by Nissim

 

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Seagull | Photograph by Andre Eide

 

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Short-toed Eagle | Photograph by Nissim

 

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Marsh Harrier | Photograph by Nissim

 

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Photograph by Palankaizs

 

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White-tailed Eagle | Photograph by Henrik Just

 

 

 

If you enjoyed this article, the Sifter highly recommends: 10 AWESOME FACTS ABOUT OWLS [15 PICS]

 

 

 

 

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