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Many thanks to all for the brilliant response to yesterdays Goldfinch upload, and especially to Keith (Kban) for his UA Think I'll stay with the same theme today, this time of a pair, the upper bird is the male

Brand:NIKON
Lens:sigma 50-500mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:A pair of Goldies
Username:Mike_Young Mike_Young
Uploaded:4 Dec 2011 - 3:33 PM
Tags:Bird, Finch, Gold, Pair, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:61
Voters:skewey · Peterpools · bagman · nonac350d · Glostopcat · Vulpix · Patricia Fenn · alfie99 · Snapitt · paddyman · achieverswales · mex · tomcat · bertie1983 · Digby · AnnChown · KBan · lonely_oryx · zapar40 · 213hardy · RonnieAG · Richsr · mondmagu · franken · Len1950 · johnjo58 · John_Horner · jasonrwl · Ade_Osman · buxton · JuBarney · CarolG · RockArea · churchill123 · barbarahirst · Pricegrah · Melanie_M · Imagephotographics · Maiwand · Chant57 · Alan_Baseley · Lillian · MalcolmM · cabbie · annettep38 · Daisymaye · sweetpea62 · Sezz · pamelajean · posty57 · Devon_Wild · Arty · PhilT2 · FeatherFriend · Big_Beavis · CaroleS · Louise_Morris · Brian65 · DonMc · pluckyfilly · sparrowhawk ·
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skewey
skewey  931 forum posts England
4 Dec 2011 - 3:36 PM

Stunning capture of one of favourite.


Paul

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Peterpools
4 Dec 2011 - 3:36 PM

Gorgeous image. Perfect composition
Peter

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nonac350d
nonac350d  7 Northern Ireland
4 Dec 2011 - 3:44 PM

Lovely work.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 3:50 PM

A fantastic double capture Mike, they are two beautiful little birds

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Patricia Fenn
4 Dec 2011 - 3:52 PM

beautiful capture. So lucky to get two of them in the frame in such a close shot.

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Snapitt
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4 Dec 2011 - 4:06 PM

Lovely well composed image Mike. Great capture!

Jane

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paddyman
paddyman  666 forum posts United Kingdom
4 Dec 2011 - 4:08 PM

Nice capture with good detail,well done........Alec

Last Modified By paddyman at 4 Dec 2011 - 4:09 PM

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achieverswales

Beautiful pair Mike and excellent Bokeh on the B/G.

Regards

Trev.

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tomcat
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4 Dec 2011 - 4:11 PM

A two for one special dealSmile

Adrian

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bertie1983
4 Dec 2011 - 4:11 PM

great capture with great dof and colour
lou
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Digby
Digby Plus Member 661 forum postsDigby vcard Wales
4 Dec 2011 - 4:14 PM

Well taken

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lonely_oryx
4 Dec 2011 - 4:36 PM

Superbly caught and well composed

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zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 4:37 PM

lovely capture.
ant.

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 4:49 PM

Excellent colours and details in this Mike.
Regards Richard

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franken
franken Plus Member 123477 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 4:58 PM

A superb pair!

Ken

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 5:08 PM

Nice one Mike, great composition
David

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John_Horner
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4 Dec 2011 - 5:23 PM

First rate.

John

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JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 5:43 PM

Really lovely capture
Ju

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 5:44 PM

A superb capture, wonderful colours and detail. Carol

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RockArea
RockArea  8 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 5:55 PM

Perfect composition, Mike, this is a stunning image of these fine little birds.

David

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churchill123
4 Dec 2011 - 6:00 PM

Superb capture

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 6:01 PM

A delightful image

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 6:49 PM

Fantastic capture Mike. Not only the two birds on that marvellous perch but both are sharp as a new pin and superbly posed. A cracker !!
Ron

Last Modified By Maiwand at 4 Dec 2011 - 6:50 PM

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 8:16 PM

What a great capture Mike, I bought home a teasle bush yesterday
and going to put some niger seed on to try my luck as have a few here at moment
Both birds captured so well and so colourful
Lillian

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2011 - 10:59 PM

a beautiful couple, the seem to be in deep conversation about the quality of seeds and the weather to come

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Daisymaye
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4 Dec 2011 - 11:12 PM

What a lovely couple. A superb capture..............Sandy

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sweetpea62
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4 Dec 2011 - 11:39 PM

A brilliant capture Mike,wonderful details and colours..Lin

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posty57
posty57  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 6:49 AM

Fantastic image. I love it !

Barry

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Devon_Wild
5 Dec 2011 - 8:02 AM

Cracker Smile ............Rob

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PhilT2
PhilT2 Plus Member 5122 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England17 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2011 - 11:45 AM

So good to get one..................but two makes this outstanding

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CaroleS
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5 Dec 2011 - 1:54 PM

Well timed to get that great composition. Carole

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DonMc
DonMc Plus Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
8 Dec 2011 - 11:06 AM

Great capture of this pair of beauties!
DonMc

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pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2011 - 8:48 PM

well done on another lovely image

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