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Hi all, here's a female woodpecker looking a bit surprised as a seed came out of the feed hole !

Cheers for your C/Cs on my last upload.............Appreciated

keith

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:500.0 mm f/4.5
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Mar 2013 - 10:30 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Custom
Title:Great Spotted Woodpecker....And Nut !
Username:KBan KBan
Uploaded:3 Mar 2013 - 6:19 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature, Woodpecker
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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 6:25 PM

Wonderful colours and detail Keith, and the pose just finishes it off beautifully
David

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 6:27 PM

Catch It...........England need her in the field in NZ............GrinGrinGrinGrin

Excellent timing and a wonderful capture............GrinGrinGrin

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 6:27 PM

Great capture, she does look surprised Wink

Glyn

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 6:34 PM

What a wonderfully well timed capture, though I guess it was as much a suprise to you as to the Woodpecker when that Peanut hurled itself into the image! The details, pose and colours are, of course, just excellent.

Ann

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 6:41 PM

That'll do for me mate, perfect timing and perfect GSW.....Congrats on the GEA & have mine too Tongue

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 6:44 PM

The timing is perfect, Keith, what a fine capture. Carol

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hunter031072
hunter031072 e2 Member 2hunter031072 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 6:45 PM

well done in capturing an image of the Woodpecker, and its a good image at that well dome Keith.GrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 6:47 PM

Wow! What an amazing shot.......Sandy

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 7:31 PM

Perfect timing, excellent

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 7:52 PM

Cleverly timed and a beautiful picture

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 8:27 PM

Terrific timing to catch the seed in mid air. This one proves the old adage true.........if you don't sucseed try, try again!Grin

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 8:35 PM

A damn fine shot indeed Keith

Thought I had seen the best Woody today, until now

Adrian

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HenB
HenB  6
3 Mar 2013 - 8:53 PM

Lovely shot with great detail and backdrop.
Regards Harry

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 8:57 PM

Cracking capture Keith. Congrats.
Brian.

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 9:28 PM

There are some really good GSW shots on the site tonight but the timing on this one sets it apart... excellent Keith.

Trev

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 11:22 PM

Excellent timing and exceptional detail.
Joan.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2013 - 12:22 AM

Fantastic timing and congrats on all those awards... Well deserved!

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Dinky65
Dinky65  1 United States
4 Mar 2013 - 2:00 AM

Awesome, perfect outstanding timing.Smile

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
4 Mar 2013 - 5:35 AM

Superb timing

Peter

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2013 - 8:37 AM

A brilliant action shot,

Ali

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2013 - 11:03 AM

Fab shot Keith, congrats on the well deserved awards,
Geoff.

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PhilSingleton
PhilSingleton e2 Member 2PhilSingleton vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Mar 2013 - 12:28 PM

Super image - great detail, perch and background.
Phil.

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jaymark1
jaymark1  6 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2013 - 10:42 PM

Cracking shot Keith, its really nice.

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 7:15 PM

Very nice Keith Smile
Steve

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 - 7:48 PM

Congratulations Kieth worthy of all those awards and more, great capture.
Shaun

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tommyld
tommyld e2 Member 3tommyld vcard United Kingdom
8 Mar 2013 - 11:24 AM

Lovely shot, excellent timing!!!
Tom

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