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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
Voters:terry- · Mike_Young · THE_HIGHLANDER96 · RonnieAG · andylea · Len1950 · hasslebladuk · SlowSong · Lillian · orts · johnjo58 · Gray_ina · tomcat · Jat_Riski · LeeFisher · stokesy · john_starkey · EMJAYCEE · barbarahirst · podgod · DaveBartlett · Brian65 · stevebidmead · mex · Daisymaye · bagman · Alan_Baseley · RickFreid · Niknut · gilbertmjake · Silverzone · harlequinarcher · Samuel_Aron · Maiwand · pluckyfilly · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · AlanPerkins · simons · Shroomer · Graham_P · WindowonWildlife · Steve_S · cabbie · Glostopcat · geoffrey baker · EdricCross · Big_Beavis · Ray42 · Devon_Wild · MikeGreaves · SteveMoulding · FeatherFriend · MandyD · Rachel99 · TWD ·
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Unique Views:78

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terry-
terry-  5
15 Aug 2011 - 8:54 AM

Lovely shot, great detail

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Mike_Young
Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 8:59 AM

Cracking shot

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THE_HIGHLANDER96

Very sharp image.

Connor.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 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  637 forum posts 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 Plus Member 5Lillian 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  4 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2011 - 9:39 AM

Beautiful photograph all round.

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 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  6
15 Aug 2011 - 10:06 AM

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

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96345 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  4 Scotland
15 Aug 2011 - 11:25 AM

beautiful shot in all ways , ronnie

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john_starkey
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 Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE 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 Plus Member 6barbarahirst 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 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
15 Aug 2011 - 1:50 PM

Fantastic shot Sylvia, perfect!!
Brian

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2011 - 2:45 PM

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

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

Great capture!

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gilbertmjake
15 Aug 2011 - 5:33 PM

Great colours, cracking detail, nice one!

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Samuel_Aron
15 Aug 2011 - 6:37 PM

Terrific capture!
Sam.

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 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
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15 Aug 2011 - 7:47 PM

superb - love it

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Shroomer
Shroomer  8 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

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

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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  7 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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