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Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

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Another from our stay on Cape Cod in May - a Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis).

Many thanks for your C&Cs on yesterdays Baltimore Oriole and a big THANK YOU to Steve (SteveMoulding) for the UA - really appreciated and valued Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:500mm 7.6m from subject tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:26 Jul 2011 - 9:21 AM
Tags:Cape-cod, Catbird, Displaying, Dumetella-carolinensis, Gray, Grey, Massachusetts, New-england, Usa, Wildlife / nature
Votes:49

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
26 Jul 2011 - 9:33 AM

A wonderful capture well taken.
Brian

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6520 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 9:40 AM

A nice pose and eye contact. - gary

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franken
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26 Jul 2011 - 9:59 AM

Superb!

Ken

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
26 Jul 2011 - 10:02 AM

Hi Sylvia this is a stunner gray.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 10:10 AM

Fabulous, Sylvia. Carol

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 1:34 PM

Excellent light, great image Sylvia............Sandy

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 4:14 PM

Well spotted and exposed Sylvia. Some really lovely detail in that plumage.
Ron

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114491 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 6:16 PM

The ruffled feathers and backlighting really make this one Sylvia, top quality work as always....

Ade

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 7:09 PM

Another quality capture, Sylvia and your welcome. You have some lovely birds from your trip, all beautifully captured.
Steve.

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Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 8:52 PM

cracking capture

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johnjo58
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26 Jul 2011 - 9:10 PM

Sylvia, lovely composition and lighting.
Johnjo

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 9:29 PM

I like the backlighting in those ruffled feathers and the raised tail in this Sylvia.
Brian.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 9:42 PM

I like the pretty flared skirt, good shot

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2011 - 7:36 AM

A good quality shot Sylvia - looking very perky - tail up and fluffed out - trying to make an impression on the pommie visitor

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2011 - 9:08 AM

Brilliantly taken, with great detail.
Dave

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2011 - 10:02 AM

What a delightful pose Sylvia.

Mike

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2011 - 7:03 PM

A top shot Sylvia, he/she looks rather indignant

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2011 - 10:00 PM

Wonderful shot Sylvia, a very interesting bird
Lillian

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