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Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)

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In haste, a Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) taken way back in the Spring in our garden.

My thanks to you all for your C&Cs on my last upload - very much appreciated, as always. Will catch up with everybody as soon as I can Smile

Brand:Canon
Lens:canon 500mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:15 Aug 2011 - 8:53 AM
Tags:Carduelis-carduelis, Gardenbird, Goldfinch, Wildbird, Wildlife / nature
Votes:55

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terry-
terry-  4
15 Aug 2011 - 8:54 AM

Lovely shot, great detail

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Mike_Young
15 Aug 2011 - 8:59 AM

Cracking shot

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THE_HIGHLANDER96

Very sharp image.

Connor.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4134 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 9:05 AM

The Goldfinch could not have placed itself better for you here, Sylvia, and with it's gaze into the frame you have a perfect composition.
Very well captured shot.
Ronnie.

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 9:06 AM

brilliant comp sylvia wonderful colour and detail love the pose a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 9:27 AM

What a great pose captured here Sylvia, and lovely soft tones
perfect shot
Lillian

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orts
orts  2 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2011 - 9:39 AM

Beautiful photograph all round.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 9:55 AM

Sylvia, I have to say I looked twice at your lovely photograph, second looked confirmed, it is really good. Love the unusual framing and composition
JOhnjo

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  5
15 Aug 2011 - 10:06 AM

Hi Sylvia, enjoyed our chat, go steady, love this one regards gray.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85750 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 10:24 AM

He gave you a fine pose, SlyviaGrin

Adrian

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stokesy
stokesy  3 Scotland
15 Aug 2011 - 11:25 AM

beautiful shot in all ways , ronnie

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john_starkey
john_starkey e2 Member 3john_starkey vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 12:00 PM

It's nice when they pose like this for you,nicely done shot,

John

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 12:05 PM

Excellent - so very sharp and like how he is framed on his perch.
Joan.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 12:12 PM

looks like he is having a conversation with the plant

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 4Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
15 Aug 2011 - 1:50 PM

Fantastic shot Sylvia, perfect!!
Brian

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 2:45 PM

A superb capture Sylvia...........Sandy

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RickFreid
RickFreid  3 United States
15 Aug 2011 - 4:10 PM

Great capture!

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gilbertmjake
gilbertmjake e2 Member 3gilbertmjake vcard England
15 Aug 2011 - 5:33 PM

Great colours, cracking detail, nice one!

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Samuel_Aron
Samuel_Aron Junior Member 3 England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 6:37 PM

Terrific capture!
Sam.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 6:47 PM

Perfection on the bird Sylvia and a wonderful presentation to boot.Grin
Ron

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 7:47 PM

superb - love it

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 8:43 PM

My perch like this is still serving me well Sylvia.
This is superb and exposed and detailed so well. Just the exact amount of sharpening required and really a wonderful image of wildlife
Richard

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 8:55 PM

Nicely captured Sylvia,good detail,BG and great perch Wink

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 10:49 PM

A real beauty Sylvia, it was well worth delving into the archives to retrieve this gem

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2011 - 7:19 AM

An excellent shot - like the way its framed in by the plant - and excellent comp and good detail

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Devon_Wild
16 Aug 2011 - 7:55 AM

Superb ...........Rob

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