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Had a good couple of days last week taking wader shots and thought I would share the images of a Black tailed Godwit - Preening with you!! Shot one the bird static then the rest are all preening images!!

Thanks for your votes last week much appreciated - Thanks to Mike Smith for his much appreciated User Award!!

Have a great week

Bill

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0-500.0 mm f/4.0-6.3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Aug 2013 - 3:05 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Black Tailed Godwit - Preening
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:26 Aug 2013 - 12:01 AM
Tags:Bird, Black tailed godwit, Limosa limosa, Wader, Water, Wildlife / nature
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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
26 Aug 2013 - 12:09 AM

Fine set Bill, V1 my favourite,
Fred.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 12:11 AM

wonderful set bill belting detail and reflections v7 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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EyesFront
EyesFront e2 Member 2EyesFront vcard United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 - 12:16 AM

Good work. V9 has more character imo.

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Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
26 Aug 2013 - 1:03 AM

What a delightful sequence of this beautiful bird embellishing herself.
I will not choose one over the other because they are a wonderful set!
M

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
26 Aug 2013 - 4:10 AM

Such a lovely bird that you have caught here doing her stuff Smile Great images Bill !

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Jeddahknight111
Jeddahknight111 e2 Member 2Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 - 5:17 AM

very unusual and rarelypictured bird, V1 got the plumage lovely. nice photo

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 6:14 AM

A superb set, Bill. Carol

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 6:54 AM

A wonderful set of images giving us insight into their habits.....well captured

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 - 7:45 AM

Stunning set. Every one worthy in its own right.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41031 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 8:30 AM

No privacy at all GrinGrin. A very good selection,Bill.

Dave

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
26 Aug 2013 - 8:34 AM

Excellent set of images , Bill - like them all ........GrinGrinGrin

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 8:35 AM

An excellent and amusing set of images, Bill!

Richard

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33056 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 8:49 AM

Stunning photography Bill.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 - 9:30 AM

Beautiful set Smile

Eileen

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
26 Aug 2013 - 9:48 AM

A very nice capture with the background filling in nicely. Well done Bill.
WesternRed.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 9:56 AM

A great set of images Bill, V1 for meSmile


Cliff

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digital_boi
26 Aug 2013 - 9:57 AM

V1 for me but an excellent set all round Annette fine work

Graham

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104009 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 10:02 AM

Fabulous set GrinGrin

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
26 Aug 2013 - 10:57 AM

When i look at those images of yours,one thing comes to my mind at once; you are a fantastic " Birder " Bill. Secondly; why did i ever sell my 300s,if somebody gets thatkind of images with that! ( my present cameras are very fine too,but ...... ) ---- Jukka.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 11:20 AM

Super set

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 12:07 PM

A truly superb set of images Bill I love the detail and the colours on the sea are marvelous tooSmileSmile

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 12:08 PM

Afantastic set of bird images v11 is the winner.

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 12:35 PM

Detailed studies Bill.
Ron.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 3:09 PM

A delightful sequence of images.
Joan.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
26 Aug 2013 - 3:25 PM

Great detail, wonderful poses, amazing reflections! A stunning set of images Bill!
Effrossini

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AlexAppleby
26 Aug 2013 - 5:30 PM

Excellent set of photos - love the detail in the feathers.

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 5:50 PM

A splendid set and esp. love V1.
Ju

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1680 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom75 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 7:50 PM

Superb set of quality images with great detail and an excellent behaviour record. V1 my favourite.
Nigel

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 7:55 PM

A great series of this very fastidious bird. GrinGrinGrin

Ray

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 8:40 PM

A great series of shots , I love the beautiful plumage of these handsome birds,

Ali Smile

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 9:05 PM

Wonderful images of this interesting and beautiful bird!
George

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 9:36 PM

Super set.

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 - 10:23 PM

Lovely set Bill. Cathy

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
27 Aug 2013 - 12:53 AM

Superb set with some comical contortions - apart form your leading image, I love V9.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Aug 2013 - 6:38 AM

A truly fantastic sequence of his preening. Love these.

Lavina

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swanseamale47
27 Aug 2013 - 7:03 PM

A great set, V7 for my favorite.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2013 - 12:36 AM

What a wonderful set of shots of this elegant wading bird, v1 was a great choice as the lead

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