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A female reed bunting I saw from the Willow Hide at Slimbridge on a visit there during the Easter holidays. Many thanks to Kathryn "Abeeror2" for the user award on "Little Egret with a fish" it is greatly appreciated, Ed

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 242.8 - 809.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Mar 2013 - 10:24 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Female Reed Bunting
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:1 May 2013 - 8:32 AM
Tags:Glos, Reed Bunting Female, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 8:33 AM

A beauty, well captured,

Ali SmileSmile

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 May 2013 - 8:34 AM

Excellent Ed, great pose,
Fred.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2193 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 8:38 AM

A great capture, lovely composition

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
1 May 2013 - 8:40 AM

Well captured Ed.
Brian

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
1 May 2013 - 8:45 AM

A great photo Ed !

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 8:56 AM

A wonderfully natural setting for an excellent capture, Ed. Really well done, mate.

Ray

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 9:07 AM

The b/g is a bit distracting but what I like is the fact that it is a natural setting shot and not set up, Ed; Another good shot from this jaunt.
Ronnie.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 9:21 AM

a fine specimen In its natural habitat Ed.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 9:26 AM

Excellent shot Ed.GrinGrin
Ron

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 9:39 AM

Well captured! I would never be able to ID this wee bird which falls well within the "little brown bird" spectrum for me! Have only recently got around to recognising a Red Poll!!

Ann

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 9:52 AM

Great that you have captured this one as is

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 9:55 AM

Good colour and tones in this nice image!!

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 11:52 AM

A lovely little brown beauty.
A worthwhile visit to Slimbridge with so many different birds.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 12:32 PM

I like this for its natural environment....a very fine shot.

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Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
1 May 2013 - 1:06 PM

Great capture.

Jenny Smile

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 1:50 PM

Well captured Ed. Great shot.....Sandy

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43926 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 1:53 PM

You are obviously comfortable with that lens, Ed. Great image with thes natural surroundings showing, instead of the digitally replaced bg's we so often see. Did you consider cloning out the twig coming out of his head? It's the only thing I can put my finger on.

Malc

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 2:38 PM

She sit comfortably in her environment, great focus!!!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 4:04 PM

So natural - she was just resting a while.Smile
Joan.

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debu
debu  4 India
1 May 2013 - 4:40 PM

Great capture.
debu

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lifesnapper
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1 May 2013 - 5:31 PM

Love the Eye contact here Ed'.

John Smile

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achieverswales

Excellent Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 8:50 PM

Good shot Ed

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Norfolkboy
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1 May 2013 - 9:01 PM

Nice one, Ed.
Colin

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Holmewood
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1 May 2013 - 9:08 PM

Good shot

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2013 - 11:01 PM

Many thanks for all your comments, they are much appreciated, Ed

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 10:13 PM

very difficult to get those, they are so well camouflaged!

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