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A Nuthatch (Sitta Europaea) posing to show the intricate under-tail plumage formation. Taken in the garden in October against a background of yellowing Autumn leaves.

Many thanks for your support of my last upload, especially to Pete for the HC. Really appreciated and great incentive to try raising the bar another notch ! Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:6 Oct 2012 - 5:47 PM
Focal Length:700mm 9.3m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Autumn Nuthatch
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:9 Nov 2012 - 10:52 AM
Tags:Autumn, Bird, Formation, Garden, Nuthatch, Perching, Plumage, Sitta europaea, Under-tail, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:33

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
9 Nov 2012 - 10:59 AM

Lovely shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
9 Nov 2012 - 11:04 AM

Beautiful pose giving us a view of his under feathers! Grin
IB

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User_Removed
9 Nov 2012 - 11:06 AM

Super image, good comp' and DOF.
Alf.

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NigelKiteley
NigelKiteley e2 Member 5NigelKiteley vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 11:11 AM

Beautifully captured Sylvia.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 11:40 AM

A top class image, Sylvia, what a great pose. Carol

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
9 Nov 2012 - 2:36 PM

Beautiful capture. Lovely halo.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 4:50 PM

Wonderful shot Sylvia. I do very much like the angle on the perch and you have found the most effective BG. Top shot. !!
Ron

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 5:49 PM

Cracking shot i like the background too

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 6:39 PM

Great photo Sylvia, really like the unusual pose and POV, well done
David

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
9 Nov 2012 - 8:16 PM

Great shot Sylvia.
Brian

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 10:42 PM

Love the pose normally seen the other way up! Like it. paul

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 1:22 PM

A top quality image Sylvia, pin sharp and superbly detailed

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2012 - 8:53 PM

I seemed to have missed one or two of your fab images and it is such a pleaure to brows your p/f. Beautiful work.
Ant.

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