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Managed to get out today with the tweets and the camera, boy it was cold, I could only stay out for an hour before the cold got to my old bones..............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

I was really pleased when the Fieldfares turned up for the apples..............made my day...........GrinGrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:I'm Freezing My Crystals Off Up Here......
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:17 Jan 2013 - 6:31 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Fieldfare, Natures Haven, Wildlife / nature
Votes:131

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:31 PM

stunning !!!!!!
well worth cold digitsSmile

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:33 PM

A cracking shot of this handsome winter visitor, I'm hoping to get some shots similar to this tomorrow when the snow arrives in Gloucestershire

KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84257 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:35 PM

A beautiful capture - the colours are fantastic!

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32925 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:35 PM

Breathtaking quality in abundance.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

kenwil
kenwil  346 forum posts United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 6:35 PM

top shot. all the best kenwil

zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:37 PM

lovely capture.
ant.

HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 6:43 PM

Nice to see samobody breaking the elements Julia.It was worthy, nice shot.
Elena

Jellyfire
Jellyfire  241 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:47 PM

beautiful, so crisp and a perfect background

tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:49 PM

This is a beauty. Those snow make so much difference to the composition.

Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:57 PM

A beautiful image Julia, a real corker WinkWink

Glyn

johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:59 PM

This has every thing it should have, Prefect composition,pin sharp focus & perfect expoure. Even if it makes me feel cold.

nealie
nealie e2 Member 2nealie vcard
17 Jan 2013 - 7:06 PM

What a cracking take this is, WOW.

John

dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 2dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 7:40 PM

Great image SmileSmileSmile
Dave

PhilSingleton
PhilSingleton e2 Member 2PhilSingleton vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:42 PM

Lovely to see this bird - great shot.
Phil

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:43 PM

A really excellent shot Julia.

Ray

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:44 PM

Super you braving these temps., Julia........it's a wonder you could click the shutter, but so worth it when you come back with such an image.
Ronnie.

Graham_P
Graham_P  7 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:45 PM

Beautiful image, looks great with the sky as the b/g.

mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 945 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:46 PM

A beauty of a shot
Mike

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 7:47 PM

Lovely shot, Julia.
Tony

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4523 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:47 PM

Exquisite shot !!.........can't see it's crystals though ???????

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:50 PM

Outstanding capture, Julia.
Colin

oll1e
oll1e e2 Member 755 forum postsoll1e vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:57 PM

Beautiful image of a great bird often not noticed by many ,i love the composition and the perch is perfect ,its been a few years since i last saw a field full of these gorgeous birdsWink

JohnChambersPhotography

Top class image Julia loved the title, time well spent. amazing shot.

John

philmclean
17 Jan 2013 - 8:08 PM

Excellent.

Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 571 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:08 PM

excellent.....
david

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:15 PM

Fantastic shot,
Ali GrinGrinGrin

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:20 PM

amazing, very frosty capture Smile

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:22 PM

Fine details here Julia
Regards Richard

Sue_R
Sue_R e2 Member 8Sue_R vcard Scotland6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:33 PM

Beautiful image. Well worth getting cold for Smile

Sue Smile

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:39 PM

Super capture
Ju

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:42 PM

What a wonderful shot - tremendous colours and the light was good too.
Brave you for venturing out Julia SmileSmile
Helen

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91895 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:46 PM

Now that's a gorgeous Fieldfare image - cracking shot.
Brian.

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:52 PM

BRILLIANT SmileTongueWink

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 9:52 PM

Tremendous Seasonal Image of this winter visitor.
Absolutely first class.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41029 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 10:34 PM

Perfect seasonal image, Julia. Hope the snow doesn't hit you too hard.

Dave

AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
17 Jan 2013 - 10:36 PM

Beautiful shot. Ann.

Baden
Baden  2156 forum posts United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 10:37 PM

This is superb Julia! well done Smile

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 2:00 AM

One of your best Julia, great bird, composition and the perch is an absolute belter, excellent work
David

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:25 AM

Stunning capture.

Albert

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54233 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:25 AM

Absolutely gorgeous.
x

mex
mex e2 Member 6mex vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 9:41 AM

Outstanding julia, beautiful.
cheers phil.

Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 10:46 AM

Absolute perfection in every way
Steve

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 11:02 AM

What a fantastic shot Julia, your brave effort paid off.
Brian

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 11:02 AM

Stunning!

Metro6R4
Metro6R4  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 11:55 AM

One of the best captures I have ever seen of this bird. Top class & I have yet to see one this year. Regards Paul.

Have my award for pure quality.......

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 12:13 PM

Staggering quality Julia. A superb capture of the bird. Congrats on your well deserved awards.
Ron

kazza12
kazza12  1 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 1:31 PM

brilliant shot with great detail SmileSmile karen

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
18 Jan 2013 - 1:34 PM

fab shot love the snow on the branch and good detail well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Mototaur
Mototaur e2 Member 126 forum postsMototaur vcard England
18 Jan 2013 - 5:00 PM

Stunning Smile Smile Smile

chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 5:47 PM

Beautiful capture, congratulations
David

jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 430 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 9:46 PM

Superb shot in every respect Julia. The bird, the frost and that pastel sky backdrop. Just brilliant.
Jason

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8752 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1578 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 10:41 PM

This is real quality, Julia, and I am so glad that others think so, too.

fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2013 - 3:06 AM

A fabulous capture.

Lavina

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
19 Jan 2013 - 9:34 AM

I do not have words to convey how much I like this image !! Totally awesome and supreme SmileGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin.

jackyp
jackyp e2 Member 3jackyp vcard United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 11:36 AM

Stunning detail, what a beautiful frosty capture!

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
19 Jan 2013 - 3:29 PM

What a cracking capture, beautifully detailed

rod45
rod45  1134 forum posts United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 3:54 PM

Lovely shot, a number of these birds arrived in our garden in norfolk today, not seen any for several years, Rod

JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
19 Jan 2013 - 6:13 PM

Outstanding! John

justin c
justin c  104512 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 4:50 PM

Excellent shot and what a superb setting.

Justin

nige53
nige53  1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 - 2:20 PM

Superb shot!!

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