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Taken at Washington WWT Reserve, North East England.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:200.0-400.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:25 May 2013 - 2:23 PM
Focal Length:550mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Avocet and Chick
Username:Nigeve1 Nigeve1
Uploaded:16 Jun 2013 - 6:10 PM
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Votes:31
Voters:christinecilia · ColleenA · ali63 · Glostopcat · pollisher · MalcolmM · User_Removed · NaturesHaven · morpheus1955 · cabbie · JuBarney · HarrietH · User_Removed · Derek_Fearn · M_squared · Alan_Baseley · widtink · gwynn56 · Holmewood · netta1234 · jasonrwl · ugly · Eastlands · Mike_Smith · redken60 · elainecookstown · aftertherain · xwang · PhillipMinnis · max_e · nobby1 ·
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christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
16 Jun 2013 - 6:22 PM

lovely reflections beautiful shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2220 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 6:28 PM

Great capture

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ali63
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16 Jun 2013 - 6:29 PM

A wonderful shot Nigel,

Ali

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 6:34 PM

A lovely nature shot with some fine reflections of these elegant birds

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JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 7:01 PM

A beautiful capture
Ju

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2220 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 7:39 PM

Lovely light and reflections...great capture

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widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 8:04 PM

Little and large lol Grin


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Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
16 Jun 2013 - 9:05 PM

That is excellent. Cathy

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netta1234 Plus Member 2221 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 9:26 PM

Beautiful Reflection.
Verry cute imageSmile
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jasonrwl Plus Member 4343 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 9:31 PM

Such beautiful birds very well captured Nigel - love the reflections
Jason

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7217 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 10:08 PM

Ah the chicks are out of the nest, i must go back up to Washington, cracking shot Nige, last few times i was up there i have been watching for these.
every time i go to wader lake the Avocets are always over far side never close enough for a good shot. I'm also interested to see the new Lagoon when it fills up, i'm told will be around the 22nd June when the river will be high enough

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Nigeve1 Plus Member 1979 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom100 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 10:29 PM

Thanks to everyone for the votes and comments, and especially to Mike for his UA.
Mike, I have been to Washington a few times and the Avocets are often over the far side of Wader Lake, as they were in this photo. I have seen them closer when the water is lower and they can wade nearer the hides. I did see the newLagoon flood on my last visit 3 weeks ago but there were not many birds down there that time; just a LBB Gull anda Little Ringed Plover. Hope you have better luck. I am trying a summer visit to Caelaverock next weekend combined with a photography course there.

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17 Jun 2013 - 1:32 PM

That's wonderful! I love it....Grin

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