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Taken on a cold snowy day this woodpecker was trying to shelter from the snow hence the streaky backdrop.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Mar 2013 - 10:10 AM
Focal Length:220mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.0
Shutter Speed:1/13sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Great spotted woodpecker
Username:bobsblues bobsblues
Uploaded:1 Apr 2013 - 10:47 AM
Tags:Birds, Trees, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature, Woodpecker
Votes:62

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 10:49 AM

A pin sharp and perfectly posed capture of this rather endearing GSW with superb detail an colour

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:04 AM

His shoulders are hunched up against the cold, poor fella Sad Carol

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2185 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:06 AM

He does look verry cold,A Brilliant image with lovely detailSmile
NettaSmile

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stokesy
stokesy  3 Scotland
1 Apr 2013 - 11:10 AM

difficult in that weather youve done well, to make it even better clone out the bottom right corner its a distaction from th eimage itself, ronnieWink

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
1 Apr 2013 - 11:23 AM

Such a lovely photo of this beautiful bird !!

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:26 AM

It says everything re our present weather conditions! Excellent work.

Ann

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:29 AM

A lovely capture here. A

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achieverswales
1 Apr 2013 - 11:35 AM

Stunning wildlife capture!

Regards

Trev.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:36 AM

What a great shot with the added bonus of the snow
has really added atmosphere Bob
superbly captured
Lillian

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:50 AM

Super shot
Ju

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 1:01 PM

Excellent capture of this enchanting bird and the snow adds movement and atmosphere.

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 2:18 PM

One of you best yet, Rob the colours and textures are stunning.

Ray

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 2:35 PM

Superb - love the snowy background as well.

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Brian65
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1 Apr 2013 - 3:21 PM

Wonderful image Bob, love the BG, makes it stand out lovely.
Brian

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JohnChambersPhotography

Excellent capture of this GSW, the snowgive it atmosphere with a good BG.

John

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 5:20 PM

Excellent image, so nice and sharp, Bob. Well done again.

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bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 2bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 5:23 PM

A fantastic image of this GSW, gosh it looks cold. Bob

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 6:04 PM

Classic Woodpecker pose, just enduring the bad weather. Great detailed image Bob
Regards Brian

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2013 - 8:55 PM

Top draw GSW image.
Mike.

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
1 Apr 2013 - 9:01 PM

Great colours and textures Bob, lovely capture.
ElenaSmile

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 9:14 PM

A beautiful woodpecker Rob Grin
One of many birds i've never had the pleasure of seeing.
Kathryn

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:53 PM

excellent detail and the bad weather is a bonus here.

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
2 Apr 2013 - 1:18 AM

A superb capture, Rob, of this beautiful bird, I'm not sure he would agree with the snow adding this that and the other, only how it is making he feel so cold Wink ... Carol

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2013 - 7:00 AM

Awesome image with super color and composition...John

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8769 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1598 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2013 - 5:05 PM

Excellent colour and detail, background beautifully muted, love it.

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bulbulov
bulbulov  3 Tunisia
13 May 2013 - 12:05 PM

well-done job. profesional photographer.

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