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Whilst I try to avoid uploading images of birds on feeders, I just couldn't resist this Juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major), clinging onto the fat block and gorging itself, just like a little avian Billy Bunter!

Many thanks for your support of my last upload. Much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:4 Aug 2012 - 6:20 PM
Focal Length:700mm 8.7m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Avian Billy Bunter
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:8 Aug 2012 - 12:49 PM
Tags:Avian, Billy bunter, Bird, Dendrocopos major, Fat, Garden, Great, Juvenile, Spotted, Wild, Wildlife / nature, Woodpecker
Votes:31

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debu
debu e2 Member 4debu vcard India
8 Aug 2012 - 12:50 PM

Excellent capture.
debu

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
8 Aug 2012 - 12:51 PM

Charming image. Well spotted (no pun Smile)

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 12:52 PM

The title is spot on - well captured SmileSmile
Helen

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 1:06 PM

So glad you chose to post this one, Sylvia: a fine crisp capture of this acrobatic woodie.
Ronnie.

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barbarahirst
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8 Aug 2012 - 1:07 PM

determined comes to mind

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 1:18 PM

Superb SmileSmileSmile Carol

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christinecilia
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8 Aug 2012 - 2:30 PM

beautiful shot.GrinGrinGrinGrin

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NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 4:01 PM

A really beautiful photograph depicting this rather beautiful face filling Great Spotted Woodpecker, stunning natural colours, and breathtaking detail throughout.

Regards Nathan

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Glostopcat
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8 Aug 2012 - 8:00 PM

A fine shot of this avian acrobat, superbly caught on camera

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 8:48 PM

so sharp you could cut it with a knife Sylvia - lovely picture

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 10:56 PM


Quote: A really beautiful photograph depicting this rather beautiful face filling Great Spotted Woodpecker, stunning natural colours, and breathtaking detail throughout.

Regards Nathan

Quite agree Slyvia.
Ron

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 9:40 PM

Super sharp eye Sylvia - look well full - messy eater too.Wink
Brian.

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maratsuikka
13 Aug 2012 - 8:34 PM

hi Sylvia,well done

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17 Aug 2012 - 7:01 PM

There's always one Sylvia Wink

Mike

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