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This little fella and I have nearly fallen out with each other...........every time I spot him he's off at breakneck speed............this image took me 4 weeks to nail............patience is a virtue they say...........GrinGrinGrinGrin

Thank you to Brian17302 for his UA on the Greenfinches............greatly appreciated.....Grin

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Hardy In The Laurel...........
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:22 Mar 2013 - 6:40 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Canon, Goldcrest, Natures Haven, Wildlife / nature
Votes:82

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pollisher
pollisher Plus Member 2pollisher vcard Scotland
22 Mar 2013 - 6:47 PM

I know.
My little goldcrest has been keeping a low profile for weeks. Hope he is ok.
Lovely little bird. Well done Smile

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 41169 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England139 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 6:53 PM

That's another fine mess he's got you into Grin

Dave

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64871 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 6:58 PM

You birders have so much patience. I'm glad you got your shot in the end, well worth it. Smile

basith
basith Plus Member 2basith vcard Sri Lanka
22 Mar 2013 - 7:01 PM

Lovely shot.

Basith

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 7:05 PM

its a cracker... (nice play on words in the title too). Great shot Julia.

TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 7:14 PM

Worth the wait, Julia, lovely image.
Tony

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 7:20 PM

Fabulous shot Julia. Worth every second of your wait.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

Mike_S
Mike_S Plus Member 3Mike_S vcard United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 - 7:23 PM

Only 4 weeks ! Its been 2 years before I got one Smile
Great capture.

Mike.

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 - 7:48 PM

Stunning capture of an often elusive bird.

dave1967
dave1967 Plus Member 3dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 - 7:57 PM

Great shot they are tricky to get a sharp shot of.
Dave

johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 8:35 PM

Well doen Julia, very tricky to capture

David

tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 8:52 PM

Not seen this from this angle. Nice one Julia.

derekp
derekp Plus Member 4derekp vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 10:35 PM

Good capture. These birds disappeared from my garden some years ago and I miss them.

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6299 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 10:38 PM

Very nice capture!! I like it alot!!

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 10:51 PM

A cracking shot of this feisty little fella, I love his hair do!Grin

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 10:55 PM

Got him at Last, what a great image Julia, well worth the effortSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8153 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 7:00 AM

Definitely worth waiting for, Julia, a super capture, and I love the title Smile Carol

Ray42
Ray42 Plus Member 6Ray42 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 7:20 AM

An excellent capture - been trying for ages to get a shot as good hence never posted one - green with envyWinkWink

Last Modified By Ray42 at 23 Mar 2013 - 7:20 AM
helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 8:24 AM

A most unusual angle - lovely detailed shot - can't see the nail though WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink
Helen

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 9:24 AM

Your patience paid dividends with this wonderful shot, Julia.

Ray

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 - 9:47 AM

Yes not easy to get, but youve nailed it Julia, great shot.
Brian

headskiesfly
headskiesfly Plus Member 11headskiesfly vcard Austria
23 Mar 2013 - 10:22 AM

Wonderful
Rick

JohnChambersPhotography

HA HA HA great title love it made me smile and that takes some doing on a day like this I can tell you. great shot Julia another fine ....shot

John

brian17302
brian17302 Plus Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 11:50 AM

Persistance paid off with this superb photo Julia
Regards Brian

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England213 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 1:06 PM

Interesting angle and good details Julia
Regards Richard

Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski Plus Member 681 forum postsJat_Riski vcard United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 - 2:13 PM

Great image, hard work paid off Julia.Smile

christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
23 Mar 2013 - 2:39 PM

beautiful like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

jasonrwl
jasonrwl Plus Member 4338 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 3:08 PM

Fantastic Julia - well done indeed
Jason

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 3:31 PM

Great shot Julia !
George

Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris Plus Member 42425 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
23 Mar 2013 - 3:59 PM

They are quick little blighters and always moving! Well done Julia. Lou

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