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This little " fella " used to pay us a visit every evening on the patio when we stayed at the holiday cottage recently, a few sunflower seeds and he happily munched away in full view, just love this pose, the background is the fields at the back of the cottage. Many thanks for the comments and votes re the wild flower upload and thanks to all those for identification of the flower, much appreciated.

Len

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:300mm 2.8 IS + 1.4 ext
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Bully
Username:Len1950 Len1950
Uploaded:5 May 2011 - 9:47 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
Votes:97

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digital_boi
5 May 2011 - 9:58 AM

excellent capture len full of detail love the redish pink colour of his breast Grin good stuff

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dmhuynh72
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5 May 2011 - 10:00 AM

lovely pose and color, great b/g too. Nice detail cappture.
regards
Yung

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hary60
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5 May 2011 - 10:54 AM

Excellent detailed shot nice one
Harry

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CarolG
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5 May 2011 - 10:54 AM

A superb image, Len, wonderful colours, and what a cracking pose! Carol

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goso
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5 May 2011 - 11:03 AM

A lovely capture Len ...Bill

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Richsr
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5 May 2011 - 11:10 AM

Like the good pose and back ground in this one Len.
Regards Richard

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saeidNL
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5 May 2011 - 11:10 AM

What a fantastic capture of this beautiful bird,
saeid

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morpheus1955
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5 May 2011 - 11:41 AM

Superb shot Len, amazing detail and great colours, I love the pose.

Hugh

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andylea
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5 May 2011 - 11:44 AM

pin sharp detail len cracking colour and textures a belter top work Wink
andy

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5 May 2011 - 11:51 AM

Handsome as get out!

Ann

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Shellio
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5 May 2011 - 12:54 PM

A lovely well composed shot. Well done for catching that inquisitive look.
Shell

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JustDucky
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5 May 2011 - 12:58 PM

excellent detail and colour. Love the side glance, well done
Tammy

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Briwooly
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5 May 2011 - 1:28 PM

Brilliant colour and detail

Brian..................................................

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JackieB
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5 May 2011 - 2:07 PM

What a wonderful and colourful capture, pin sharp. Well done

Jackie

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achieverswales
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5 May 2011 - 2:10 PM

Hi Len just three words EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT.

Regards

Trev.

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Daisymaye
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5 May 2011 - 2:11 PM

A lovely image, such lovely colour and so sharp. He could almost pass for a parrot with that cute pose,lol.............Sandy

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RickFreid
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5 May 2011 - 3:00 PM

Great capture!

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barbarahirst
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5 May 2011 - 3:02 PM

A fabulous pose ... and isnt he a beauty

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gingerdelight
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5 May 2011 - 3:28 PM

This is so beautiful and you have caught him in the perfect pose!
Carol

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FeatherFriend
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5 May 2011 - 3:51 PM

Cracking shot Len, haven't managed to get one this year.........yet! Wink
Geoff.

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5 May 2011 - 3:56 PM

What a superb capture Len - well done !

Chris

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Rock
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5 May 2011 - 4:04 PM

A superb pose from this fellow I hope you fed him well.

Grand shot.

Rock

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johncob
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5 May 2011 - 4:36 PM

Nice one Len . They never seem to clean their beak. Regards John

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jasonrwl
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5 May 2011 - 6:10 PM

Great shot Len

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VidB
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5 May 2011 - 7:13 PM

Thats a cracker Len, great detail and colour, good work
Dave

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beckybookins
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5 May 2011 - 7:51 PM

Lovely capture

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moiral
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5 May 2011 - 9:04 PM

What a great pose Len. Lovely colour and detail. Have been to Loch Ness today - scared the monster off TongueWink. Moira

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DanielD
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5 May 2011 - 9:11 PM

superb details - lovely DOF

Daniel

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sweetpea62
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5 May 2011 - 9:14 PM

A lovely capture Len love the pose.Well done..Lin

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Lesley1959
5 May 2011 - 9:42 PM

Great image!!

Lesley

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Peagreen
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5 May 2011 - 11:06 PM

Superb image,Len. Lovely colour and detail. The sunflower seeds certainly paid off, what a fantastic poseSmile Beautiful capture and presentation. Well done !!
Take care,
Pauline

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NeilWigan
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5 May 2011 - 11:52 PM

cocky little begger ,looking straight at you,lovely shot.

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lesliea
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6 May 2011 - 2:44 AM

Wow Beautiful image Len pin sharp and great colours, well captured.
Allen, Smile

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Ray42
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6 May 2011 - 7:03 AM

An excellent shot

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6 May 2011 - 8:01 AM

lovely bg and detail.lesley

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Jekaro
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6 May 2011 - 8:17 AM

A superbly detailed shot, Len, wonderful colours and DOF.
Roy

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6 May 2011 - 9:12 AM

Great capture Len,
Alan

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prabhusinha
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6 May 2011 - 10:17 AM

fabulous one

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sparrowhawk
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6 May 2011 - 10:25 AM

beautiful

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bayleaf1
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6 May 2011 - 11:14 AM

lovely bullfinch capture
John

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PaulLiley
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6 May 2011 - 11:56 AM

Agree Len it's an excellent pose. So sharp too. a winner. paul

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Brian65
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6 May 2011 - 3:53 PM

What a cracker Len. Thanks for your concern, im a bit better today.
Brian

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barmymarny
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6 May 2011 - 9:30 PM

Isn't he gorgeous! So well captured!

Marilyn x

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acousticmist
7 May 2011 - 9:18 AM

Stunning capture Len, very well done on this one..............Martin

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7 May 2011 - 11:02 AM

top shot len,well captured.ray

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7 May 2011 - 2:35 PM

Fantastic capture, lovely detail and great pose.
Vince

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7 May 2011 - 5:04 PM

Outstanding capture Len with superb detail. Gary

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7 May 2011 - 6:22 PM

Love the title, Gorgeous comp Len!!

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8 May 2011 - 1:45 PM

Fantastic capture Len. Just brilliant. Smile
Lou

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8 May 2011 - 5:04 PM

What a capture Len,love the pose and that wonderful light in the eye
Lillian

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8 May 2011 - 5:32 PM

Amongst the best Bullfinch features I've seen on here, Len. A very good capture indeed.
Terry

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9 May 2011 - 2:36 PM

Lovely sharp picture

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9 May 2011 - 4:46 PM

My favourite British Bird, and a great shot!
Les

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9 May 2011 - 4:53 PM

Superb capture Len, you got him posing for you........

Tony.

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10 May 2011 - 10:31 AM

Superb details in this one - love the background , as well

Daniel

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10 May 2011 - 6:04 PM

This ticks all the boxes and more besides!

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HobbitDave
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10 May 2011 - 8:44 PM

That is one cracking capture, one of the best bulfinches I've ever seen on EPZ. Razor-sharp, great pose and top shot +
Dave.

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xwang
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11 May 2011 - 10:24 AM

Fantastic colour and detail...I love the pose too, superb! I really love your bird's images. I tried a few, but failed again, I even couldn't shoot crows,let alone the small ones, I can't find themGrin
Jasmine

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gabriel_flr
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11 May 2011 - 3:15 PM

I love bullfinches, they are so photogenic! Superb capture Len!

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11 May 2011 - 9:11 PM

This has to be one of the best photos I have seen recently. You were so lucky, I only see them high in trees and then they skedaddle. Well captured with a lovely background to show off such a great pose. Arty

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18 May 2011 - 6:55 PM

A real belter Len, I love the cocky pose with the head tilted to one side. I think he's playing up to the camera!

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john_starkey
5 Jul 2011 - 8:35 PM

That is a real beauty Len,

John.

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