Hungry Baby Barn Swallows

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© Martie Last
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 15, 2009
TakenJuly 10, 2009
ModelCanon EOS-1Ds Mark III
Exposure1/2000 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length600 mm
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These babies were perched on the railing of a wooden footbridge screeching to be fed. Every time the parent flew near with food each one tried to scream the loudest so it would get the food.

55 responses

  • Mariah

    Mariah said (15 Jul 2009):


  • Kapil Shrotriya

    Kapil Shrotriya said (15 Jul 2009):

    very nice shot

  • Robert Doyno

    Robert Doyno said (15 Jul 2009):

    A great nature study. Well done!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (15 Jul 2009):

    this is an excellent capture!

  • Yvonne Roberts

    Yvonne Roberts (Deleted) gave props (16 Jul 2009):

    wow..excellent capture! Amazing!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (17 Jul 2009):

    Oh do I ever love this....Your timing couldn't be more perfect...Excellent capture!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (18 Jul 2009):

    Rockin' the theme (to the max).

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (18 Jul 2009):

    Awesome shot!

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (21 Jul 2009):

    WOW ... what an amazing capture!!! Your timing is perfect. Fantastic!

  • Olivier Scher

    Olivier Scher said (22 Jul 2009):

    I like that kind of moment, meaning spring and good weather ;-)

  • Jeffrey

    Jeffrey gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    WOW!...Perfect Shot!

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (11 Aug 2009):

    Spectacular moment.

  • Ib Corneliussen Nielsen

    Ib Corneliussen Nielsen gave props (20 Aug 2009):

    Great shot. Fine colors

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    A great shot!!!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (12 Sep 2009):

    Beautiful picture. The kids are bigger than the mom. :-)

  • *Tim Needles

    *Tim Needles gave props (18 Sep 2009):

    How cool! What a great catch!

  • ashton gosnell

    ashton gosnell gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    such a great action shot!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (20 Sep 2009):

    Absolutely Amazing Capture

  • M. Nazif Güler

    M. Nazif Güler said (22 Sep 2009):

    Martie, a great chance this photo for you. Big moment and a great catch! Congratulations!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (24 Sep 2009):

    I can almost here them from here. Great picture.

  • El Hamidi

    El Hamidi said (27 Sep 2009):

    Nurture! excellent

  • uttamkumar pal

    uttamkumar pal said (3 Oct 2009):


  • Jeff Ore

    Jeff Ore gave props (21 Oct 2009):

    Awsome shot

  • Rafael Alcaraz

    Rafael Alcaraz said (24 Oct 2009):

    everything about the shot is great, composition, theme , timing etc.etc...........

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (24 Oct 2009):

    Miracle shot! Congratulations!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (27 Oct 2009):

    Brilliant capture!

  • Mabrimis

    Mabrimis (Deleted) gave props (30 Oct 2009):

    Wow, stunning!!

  • Artur Bednarz

    Artur Bednarz gave props (3 Nov 2009):

    Amazing. Fantastic DOF and focus. Congrats!

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    This is fantastic!

  • Nabeel Alam

    Nabeel Alam gave props (28 Nov 2009):

    Awesome timing!!

  • ravenax

    ravenax (Deleted) gave props (7 Dec 2009):

    excellent shot!

  • Paul Jakubicki

    Paul Jakubicki said (15 Dec 2009):


  • Fernando Villalobos

    Fernando Villalobos said (4 Jan 2010):

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! congrats....

  • Marie-Suzanne Nunes

    Marie-Suzanne Nunes gave props (9 Jan 2010):

    Amazing!!!!!!!!All I can say is WOW!!!!!!

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (25 Jan 2010):

    Perfect for the theme, and so cute!

  • Julie V McKinney

    Julie V McKinney gave props (13 Mar 2010):

    The babies look almost as big as the parent! Haha great photo

  • anthony tilghman

    anthony tilghman said (1 Feb 2011):

    Great Job!!

  • mark regester

    mark regester (Deleted) gave props (4 Feb 2011):

    oh wow! you nailed this! voted!

  • kevin Calvez

    kevin Calvez gave props (13 Mar 2011):


  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (19 Mar 2011):

    excellent capture

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (1 Apr 2011):


  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (8 Apr 2011):


  • Anna Kate Pitts

    Anna Kate Pitts said (10 Apr 2011):


  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (11 Apr 2011):

    beautiful catch!

  • Roberto Noto

    Roberto Noto gave props (11 Apr 2011):

    very cool shot !!!!! great timing !

  • Nicole Filosa

    Nicole Filosa gave props (16 Apr 2011):

    wow great capture! hungry baby birds definitely know the feeling of anticipation!

  • Paul Marto

    Paul Marto said (3 May 2011):

    Beautiful timing on this shot, well done!

  • Margan Zajdowicz

    Margan Zajdowicz   gave props (7 May 2011):

    Phenomenal shot!!! Voted.

  • Pratibimb - The Reflection

    Pratibimb - The Reflection gave props (1 Jun 2011):

    wow, what a capture

  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins gave props (11 Jun 2011):

    fabulous -got my vote

  • Abe Jackson

    Abe Jackson said (23 Jun 2011):

    Yes! This is amazing.

  • Thomas Bertin

    Thomas Bertin said (24 Jun 2011):

    Martie - what wonderful composition! Super photograph!

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri gave props (26 Jun 2011):


  • Brad Paro

    Brad Paro gave props (26 Jun 2011): nailed it!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (15 Sep 2011):

    Meals on the FLY - forget meals on wheels.

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