© Hal Bambrick


Uploaded: April 15, 2010


Gloria was released today after being treated for her injuries when the nest fell.She had a fractured hip that healed well and she was Well treated at the Maitland Birds Of Prey here in Orlando.She didn`t quite get it at first,landing on the ground three times before finally landing in a tree. Hopefully her Family will find her and they`ll be together again.Will post more as I find out. Captured at F/8,1/1600,Iso640,135mm.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 625/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90


Carol Eade level-addict April 15, 2010

Beautiful to see her being released, so glad she's going to be okay! #1259019

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 15, 2010

Outstanding capture of the release Hal!! It is an amazing story! Jeff #8537281

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic April 15, 2010

YAY! So glad she is doing okay. What a wonderful series, Hal. I've truly enjoyed it, thank you! #8537358

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 15, 2010

Glad to hear she is out in the wild again and doing OK. Hope she finds her family soon. Beautifully captured, Hal. #8537385

Linda A. Braddock April 15, 2010

Hal, Beautiful Capture!! She is so beautiful too. She looks healthy, so hopefully she will find her parents and brother, I do hope the best for her!!! #8537414

Mike Clime April 15, 2010

Great to see that she is doing well! Hopefully she finds her family! #8537454

Ron McEwan April 15, 2010

First let me say you got a great action shot here and it is great to see she is on the road to recovery. #8537524

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic April 15, 2010

Beautiful capture and so happy to hear the news!! I hope she finds her family...are they still in the area? #8537554

Monnie Ryan April 15, 2010

Wonderful action shot with a story behind it, Hal! Hope she's okay now! #8537589

Anita Hogue April 15, 2010

She certainly is beautiful! A happy moment! #8537590

Claudia Kuhn level-classic April 15, 2010

What good news! Glad she recovered quickly and is near her old home... hope she gets back with her family. #8537598

Ellen Hodges April 15, 2010

Wonderful closeup! Soooo happy to see that a happy ending is hopefully near! #8537601

Cathy Barrows April 15, 2010

excellent...i'm so glad she is doing well and hopefully the family will be altogether again soon #8537638

Maria A. Gonzalez April 15, 2010

Oh,Hal..I am so happy Gloria is ok now and could hopefully be reunited with her family...A great story and one that I am very excited about...Great captured of this special moment.. #8537655

Lynn M. Whitt April 15, 2010

What a beautiful bird, great capture... #8537659

Jean-Pierre Ducondi April 15, 2010

Great news and great image Hal.. Fantastic.
JP #8537722

Jack Gaskin April 15, 2010

Great News Great Shot
She looks a bit rough around the edges....

Happy Shooting
Jack #8537767

Sheila D. Robertson April 15, 2010

Had to feel good to watch her go, Hal. Nice timing here. #8537865

Kerry Hill April 15, 2010

Fantastic shot of a special moment Hal, great news! #8537914

Renata Gusciora April 15, 2010

Awesome image,fabulous clarity,details,lighting and composition,Hal! #8538053

Gord MacEachern April 15, 2010

Glad she has been released Hal, thanks for keeping us all updated on this great story!! #8538080

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 15, 2010

beautiful animal and capture! #8538226

Robert K. Bemus level-classic April 16, 2010

Great capture and portrait, Hal!! Hope they all are reunited... #8538375

Dick W. Wyatt April 16, 2010

Great news !! Every morning when I check your site I'm hoping to see Glorida being released !!

She looks GOOD ! #8538381

Michelle Alton April 16, 2010

Fantastic, Hal! The story gets better all the time! #8538422

Reyno Rosete April 16, 2010

Great capture Hal !!!


Jack Ryan April 16, 2010

Way to go, Gloria...and way to go, Hal!!! #8539191

Tiia Vissak April 16, 2010

a great scene! #8539401

Kathleen Brennan April 16, 2010

Yeah! Gloria is back! #8539853

Ken R. Frischkorn April 16, 2010

Thanks for the post Hal happy to hear that Gloria has her freedom back, wonderful photo BTW. #8539866

John Connolly April 16, 2010

It is all good news Hal, Both the chicks have survived the storm and are in their home range again. A heartwarming capture, nice work! #8539920

Nancy J. Locke April 17, 2010

I was waiting for this moment!!! FANTABULOUS CAPTURE!!! This story may have had a bad ending if you weren't there, Hal. GOD BLESS YOU!!!

Cheers, Nancy J Locke #8540992

Patti Coblentz May 08, 2010

Hip hip hooray for Gloria..I hope with all my heart she joins her family :)
Great work on all counts, Hal!!

Patti #8597846

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