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The Nuthatches Sitta europaea, paid a couple of visits to The Coppice feeding station this morning.

A good view of the rump feathers on this oneTongue

Apart from a few shots of them and a bundle of L-tt ones, that was about it
Never managed to nail hardly owt else.
Gave up at noon, when the sun broke through the white cloud. Shadows and light bouncing about all over the placeSad

Shouldn't complain really, as it looks as if Spring as finally arrivedGrin


Many thanks to Ian (ianrobinson) & Trev (achieverswales), for their awards given to yesterdays Blue titTongue
Cheers again guysSmile


Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF400mm f/5.6L USM + 12mm extension tube
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:2 Mar 2013 - 9:42 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Coppice CDXVIII
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:2 Mar 2013 - 2:08 PM
Tags:Birds, Northants, Nuthatch, Springtime, The coppice, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 2:12 PM

Always the highest quality with you Adrian. This is a superb capture.
Ron

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Jenny-D
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2 Mar 2013 - 2:13 PM

Fab nuthatch, great detail
Jenny Smile

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 2:32 PM

A really stunning shot, love the food in his beak.... great sharp detail

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CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 2:38 PM

Complaining about the sun, Adrian, you disgust me Wink. Dead loss here, the wind reared its ugly head, yet again, and made it quite impossible for bug photography Sad Carol

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2 Mar 2013 - 3:07 PM

Great capture.

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christinecilia
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2 Mar 2013 - 3:23 PM

just beautiful well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 3:25 PM

Another gorgeous image Adrian - a beautiful bird showing off his best profile!

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 3:34 PM

Superbly taken well timed to nail him with food

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 4:03 PM

Really lovely shot Adrian
Lillian

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2013 - 4:39 PM

yes, nutties have got very nice petticoats!
excellent pose.

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TonyDy
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2 Mar 2013 - 4:58 PM

Great shot, Adrian.
Tony

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 5:07 PM

A great nuttie image
Steve

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WindowonWildlife

Lovin these BG'ds Adrain Smile An excellent Nutty mate Smile

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2 Mar 2013 - 5:17 PM

Lovely shot Adrian.
Phil.

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Caziwinkles
2 Mar 2013 - 5:36 PM

Another fab image here Adrian! Excellent posing by your little feathered friend! Well done! Grin Grin Grin

Carol

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Mike_S
Mike_S  4 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 5:56 PM

Great image.They have been a bit too quick for me to get an an image anywhere near this
quality - will keep trying.

Mike.

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OAKEY
OAKEY  7 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2013 - 6:21 PM

Stunning detailed close up Adrian, unusual pose for Ephotozine.
Well done mate.
Shaun

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2 Mar 2013 - 6:49 PM

Excellent Adrian, great detail,
Fred.

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Maccas
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2 Mar 2013 - 7:10 PM

Superb image

Ian

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Ade_Osman
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2 Mar 2013 - 7:26 PM

Good work here Adrian, but I wouldn't expect anything less from you Wink Hope all is well.

Ade

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2 Mar 2013 - 7:42 PM

Wonderful shot Ade.
Brian

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2 Mar 2013 - 8:06 PM

A cracking shot with beautiful details................Grin

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2 Mar 2013 - 8:22 PM

A terrific capture Adie, you are definitely a tit and bum man!Wink I can't believe that you are moaning about the weather again, I feel that it must be soon time for Pete to administer a ban or at least some infraction points!GrinTongue

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achieverswales

Love the pose exposure and background Adrian all perfect.

Regards

Trev.

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2 Mar 2013 - 8:34 PM

Perfect shot,

Ali GrinGrin

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Norfolkboy
2 Mar 2013 - 9:33 PM

A beauty, Adrian.
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3 Mar 2013 - 8:00 AM

Exceptional quality in your bird images Adrian. A

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ianrobinson
4 Mar 2013 - 9:07 PM

Yet another cracker.
Ian

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13 Mar 2013 - 2:32 PM

Love the pose, that cocked head, great detail.
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