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The Robin (erathacus rubeculla)
The gardeners favourite; in fact almost everyones favourite.GrinGrin A lovely little bird with the famous red breast seen everywhere from gardens to forests. Gentle and mild mannered-- except when guarding his own territory when he will often fight to the death.
Hope you like him.
As always, appreciate and grateful thanks for the generous thought on the Little Grebe. Particular thanks to Steve ( Sparrowhawk) for his UA.

Ron

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 500 mm F4 + 1.4 TC
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 Mar 2010 - 12:49 AM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Cock Robin
Username:Maiwand Maiwand
Uploaded:23 Aug 2012 - 2:03 PM
Tags:Birds. Robin, Wildlife / nature
Votes:70

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 2:05 PM

A splendid view of this dear little bird!

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42324 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
23 Aug 2012 - 2:11 PM

What a proper little beauty Ron. A good solid all round image. You really can't help but love them! Hope you are doing OK, take care, Lou x

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 2:15 PM

Thank you so very much Jennn and Louise.
Ron

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
23 Aug 2012 - 2:16 PM

Excellent Ron, like the composition and detail,
Fred.

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2253 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 2:40 PM

Lovely Robin image.........we have more young this year than ever before...and they are still popping out of the hedges.........wonderful to see them and be around these birds........GrinGrin

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 2:58 PM

A beautiful capture of this colourful bird - soon be seeing them on Christmas cards I dare say WinkWinkWink
Helen

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 3:00 PM

Like him!......Love him!
A real wee beauty, superbly well captured, the bird showing off spectacularly well against the dark b/g.
Superb detail and very natural colouring, Ron.
A wee red hat and that's your next Christmas cards all readyWinkWinkWink
Ronnie.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 3:08 PM

Love him, Ron, a sign that Christmas is just round the corner GrinGrin Carol

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A Booth
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23 Aug 2012 - 3:13 PM

excellent profile image, colours composition and detail - first class.

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 3:52 PM

Superb detail very nicely presented.

Gerry

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digital_boi
23 Aug 2012 - 4:02 PM

a craker excellent work

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 4:17 PM

As good a portrait of a Robin as you will see.

Albert

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 4:24 PM

Superb Robin portrait, Ron.

Ray

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franken
franken e2 Member 123127 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 4:45 PM

A real beauty here Ron.

Ken

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 5:00 PM

He's looking pretty handsome there Ron,
getting ready to be on a few Xmas cards I would think
well shot
Lillian

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 5:21 PM

a very handsome little fellow, looks a right lil' cutie

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 8:40 PM

Lovely detailed image Ron .
Brian.

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Snapitt
Snapitt e2 Member 5Snapitt vcard
23 Aug 2012 - 8:49 PM

Lovely shot Ron. The robin shows up beautifully against the dark b/g. Well captured.

Jane

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41050 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 8:51 PM

Beady eyed, and so sharp. Lovely capture, Ron.

Dave

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 10:11 PM

Superb Robin shot. Love the perch and detail on the feathers. paul

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2012 - 10:33 PM

Top class Robin capture and pose, Ron. Razor sharp - a real little beauty.
Sylvia

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 7:43 AM

A cracker Ron - I see you haven't lost your magic touch

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 9:10 AM

Much maligned in camera clubs "another robin"but they are a lovely and obliging little bird and this is as good as they get.

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FeatherFriend
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24 Aug 2012 - 11:02 AM

He looks in fine condition Ron, lovely detail and pose,
Geoff.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 2:25 PM

This is a beautiful photo Ron, he stands out so well against the dark background, well done
David

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Hop-A-Long
24 Aug 2012 - 4:52 PM

Great shot. Ours will be back in the garden soon I hope.

Andy

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 7:12 PM

Nicely captured and exposed Ron and a great eye catchlight
Richard

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sparrowhawk
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24 Aug 2012 - 9:18 PM

another gem my good friend

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Silverzone
25 Aug 2012 - 6:30 PM

Got my first image of a crested Grebe yesterday. I got so excited I got camera shake! Will upload in the next few days. This image is perfection as usual. Sylvia

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Glostopcat
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25 Aug 2012 - 9:51 PM

He certainly is a handsome little chap and is posing so proudly for you, fine work Ron

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brownsilent
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26 Aug 2012 - 5:17 PM

Ah, a wonderful wee Robin, super capture, very clear, very well taken.
Johanna

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
26 Aug 2012 - 5:29 PM

Excellent detail and brill backdrop.
jj

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Brian65
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27 Aug 2012 - 6:18 PM

What a cracker Ron.
Brian

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 4:50 PM

'Superfine {A++++} & very Beautiful Robin Image rendering,' Ron~~ Wink

~ Peter

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1881
1881  2 India
28 Aug 2012 - 5:12 PM

CLASSIC SHOT.


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Ade_Osman
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28 Aug 2012 - 7:52 PM

Trying to catch up with everyone but got here in the end GrinGrinGrin

Ade

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2012 - 1:19 PM

He is lovely Ron , and well presented too . What is the font you use . ?


I was chasing Butterflies in my back garden yesterday afternoon. Now today it is grey & wet SadSad xx

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