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A goldfinch awaiting his/her turn at the feeders at Slimbridge, taken on a visit there at the end of March.

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 - 1:57 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Goldfinch on a stick
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:15 Apr 2013 - 6:34 AM
Tags:Glos, Goldfinch, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:70

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
15 Apr 2013 - 6:50 AM

Beautiful capture Ed !!

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LynneJoyce
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15 Apr 2013 - 6:51 AM

These are such pretty, active birds, always well worth a view.

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Buddhadev
Buddhadev  3 India
15 Apr 2013 - 6:53 AM

Nice capture.... Smile

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 7:09 AM

Super capture, Ed, with a good background. Carol

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 8:01 AM

Excellent

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
15 Apr 2013 - 8:29 AM

Excellent capture Ed,
Fred.

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CaroleS
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15 Apr 2013 - 8:52 AM

A very good captured Ed.
Carole

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 8:57 AM

Looking at the camera settings and hand held you did really well to get such a sharp image here Ed, nerves of steel mate. - gary

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kathrynlouise
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15 Apr 2013 - 9:13 AM

Beautiful capture Ed Grin
Kathryn

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 9:23 AM

A sharp image of this beautiful bird, Ed!

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 9:28 AM

Excellent Goldfinch shot Ed.
Ron

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3660 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 9:36 AM

Great shot,

Ali

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 9:44 AM

An excellent image Ed.
Joan.

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 9:51 AM

Very sharp and naturally coloured - Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 11:03 AM

One of my favourite little birds - good neutral b/g.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
15 Apr 2013 - 12:24 PM

Stunning detail Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 2:03 PM

A superb capture Ed.......Sandy

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 3:05 PM

The colours are spot-on and beautiful.

Ann

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graceland
graceland  102521 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 3:38 PM

Grin Nice shot

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TyChee
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15 Apr 2013 - 4:56 PM

Excellent. Well captured.
Ty

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User_Removed
15 Apr 2013 - 5:22 PM

Lovely

Bob

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saltireblue Site Moderator 54738 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway27 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 5:37 PM

I see he's put the hula-hoop down in anticipation of getting some grub, Ed.Grin
A wonderfully coloured little bird, the Goldfinch...very good grab. I bet he wasn't still for long.


Malc

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Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 5:56 PM

Get back to your butterflies matey, you're getting too good at doing birds now Tongue

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dave1967
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15 Apr 2013 - 6:13 PM

Great shot
Dave

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 7:35 PM

Excllent and lovely capture,ED,very well done,
saeid

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15 Apr 2013 - 8:57 PM

That's a super capture Ed - lovely Goldfinch - detail and colour right on the button.
Brian.

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mauriceegan
15 Apr 2013 - 9:18 PM

Wonderful image, excellent detail of this lovely bird
Maurice

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2013 - 9:41 PM

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

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Holmewood
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15 Apr 2013 - 10:55 PM

Lovely shot

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bluetitblue
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16 Apr 2013 - 7:51 PM

Nice one Ed keep up the great work.Smile

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20 Apr 2013 - 12:37 AM

1/160 th! A goodie handheld shot indeed!

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