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European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)

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One from the archives - a Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) taken in the garden last March.

Many thanks for your support of my last upload and a special thank you to Andy (andy_AHG) for the GEA - highly appreciated and valued Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:23 Mar 2012 - 4:39 PM
Focal Length:700mm 7.2m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:29 Sep 2012 - 10:09 AM
Tags:Bird, Carduelis carduelis, European, Garden, Goldfinch, Perching, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
29 Sep 2012 - 12:00 PM

A beautiful portrait.

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
29 Sep 2012 - 12:06 PM

Lovely shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 12:26 PM

Nice capture, Sylvia, subject well lit and showing off well against the OOF b/g.
Ronnie.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 1:19 PM

A cracking shot of this beautiful little bird, you've captured him/her in some wonderful light

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 4:02 PM

A fine capture, Sylvia. Carol

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114491 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 4:37 PM

A fine looking specimen Sylvia, rather like my good self! (ahem!)

AdeGrin

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2012 - 11:55 AM

Excellent detail and colours Sylvia, but loving that perch more TongueWink

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2012 - 3:36 PM

The only thing missing from this is an award or 3 Sylvia.
Richard

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2012 - 3:41 PM

Beautiful richly coloured bird set against an excellent BG Sylvia. I agree- where are the awards ??
Ron

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2012 - 6:10 PM

Superb image Sylvia - love the head colours and sharp eye - shot against a perfect bg too.
Brian.

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