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One of the pair of great crested grebes that are regularly seen on South Lake at Slimbridge. The pair now have a family but they were not to be seen on my last visit to the Wetlands Centre on Friday.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 235.9 - 786.4 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Mar 2014 - 12:25 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Great Crested Grebe
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:5 May 2014 - 12:12 AM
Tags:Glos, Great crested grebe, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:48

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 12:19 AM

A stunning capture of this one of my favourite Wetland Birds Ed.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 12:36 AM

That hairdo makes mine look good.
Great image Ed .
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 12:37 AM

Cute little fella with his mohawk.

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 12:44 AM

I do like these, they are such great characters. And yours looks good Ed.
Peter.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 1:05 AM

Great capture, one of these days, i am going out for ducks at a nearby pond-- inspired!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 5:54 AM

An excellent capture of this very pretty bird, Ed. Carol

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:25 AM

I just love to see images of these beautiful birds!Smile
An excellent capture, Ed!

Richard

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bobpaige1
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5 May 2014 - 7:28 AM

Cracking image Ed,very nice comp.

Bob.

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LynneJoyce
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5 May 2014 - 7:28 AM

A cracking shot of this avian punk.

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lifesnapper
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5 May 2014 - 7:44 AM

Another good'n Ed', keep'em coming.

John Smile

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2014 - 7:50 AM

Nice one. Well captured.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:57 AM

I enjoy watching these birds and you have a great shot of him Ed
Lillian

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 9:02 AM

This is a good one Ed - they are delightful to watch.
Joan.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 10:07 AM

Stunning capture Ed, lets hope the young are ok,

Ali Grin

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 10:27 AM

Razor capture, Ed, and nice one capturing its profile so we can admire his hairdo Grin Er...featherdo?

Andrew

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 10:44 AM

Super capture of this Grebe EdSmile

Cliff

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9102 forum postsDerekL vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 5:49 PM

Lovely shot of a beautiful bird Ed.
Might go to Slimbridge tomorrow myself.

Derek

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 6:12 PM

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

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 6:41 PM

excellent capture Ed, nice and sharp.
have a good weekend.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:25 PM

Lovely shot of, possibly, my favourite water bird Ed. Excellent.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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kathrynlouise
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5 May 2014 - 7:54 PM

A gorgeous capture of this beautiful bird Ed GrinGrin

Kathryn

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livinglevels
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5 May 2014 - 10:38 PM

Great image of this a grebe in its prime.

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brian17302
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5 May 2014 - 11:09 PM

Another great capture from Slimbridge Ed

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 5:52 AM

Love the reflection here.
Definitly a shady character, Ed Wink
Reminds me of some of the Afro hairstyles.

Simon

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michaelo
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6 May 2014 - 1:37 PM

Great image of this a grebe in its prime!!!!!!!!!!!!

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2014 - 11:22 PM

Simon, it is not an Afro, it is a cross between a duck and a hedgehog Smile
great shot!

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