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Thank You for all the clicks and comments on my previous shots. Today i have a Jay who has his eye on me lol,

Found across most of the UK, except northern Scotland. Lives in both deciduous and coniferous woodland, parks and mature gardens. Likes oak trees in autumn when there are plenty of acorns. Often seen flying across a woodland glade giving its screeching call, it becomes more obvious in autumn when it may fly some distance in the open in search of acorns.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Jul 2013 - 3:00 PM
Title:Jay
Username:Mike_Smith Mike_Smith
Uploaded:1 Sep 2013 - 4:33 PM
Tags:Bird, Birds, Garrulus glandarius, General, Jay, Wildlife / nature
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
1 Sep 2013 - 4:36 PM

He is sure giving you a great pose too Mike !! A great capture this !!

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 4:37 PM

What a cutie, love the shy poseGrinGrin

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anglingandyq
1 Sep 2013 - 4:37 PM

A wonderful pose very well captured MikeSmile

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
1 Sep 2013 - 4:39 PM

great shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Danny1970
Danny1970 e2 Member 1Danny1970 vcard United Kingdom
1 Sep 2013 - 4:43 PM

Lovely Jay,don't get to see them very often.

Danny

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 4:46 PM

He really is a beauty Mike
and you seem to have these all to yourself at the moment!!
I am still trying to getWink
Lillian

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 4:47 PM

Great pose, lovely image.

Ali SmileSmile

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Jeddahknight111
Jeddahknight111 e2 Member 2Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom
1 Sep 2013 - 4:52 PM

Very nice captuure, almost looks posed!Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 5:04 PM

we get Jays down this way but very shy and difficult to get a good shot, I like the pose on this one Mike

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
1 Sep 2013 - 5:05 PM

Excellent what a pose.

John

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 5:11 PM

Lovely birds but always on their guard...........well spotted and captured..........GrinGrinGrin

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
1 Sep 2013 - 5:15 PM

Great pose and detail in this fine capture Mike,
Fred.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 5:15 PM

A fine shot Mike, excellent eye contact and expression

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Caziwinkles
1 Sep 2013 - 6:02 PM

Excellent image - great eye-contact. I think he is saying 'One shot - that is all you are gonna get...!' Smile

Carol

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7109 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 6:10 PM

Well done Mike a wonderful shot.


Trev

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 572 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 6:52 PM

well spotted and captured

David

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Myathebirdwatcher999
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior e2 Member 1Myathebirdwatcher999 vcard United Kingdom
1 Sep 2013 - 7:17 PM

Great sharp shot!!


MyaGrin

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dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 2dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
1 Sep 2013 - 7:36 PM

Superb shot
Dave

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 7:38 PM

I am not normally a fan of 'head on' shots Mike. It always seems to distort facial features. However I almost changed my ming when I saw this lovely shot. Great capture.
Ron

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Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
1 Sep 2013 - 8:07 PM

Wonderful capture Mike, superb pose.

Jenny Smile

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johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 8:12 PM

A super capture.
Regards John.

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4547 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
1 Sep 2013 - 10:04 PM

Cracking shot !!

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
1 Sep 2013 - 10:10 PM

I love all the jaybirds a lot! This is, without a doubt, my favorite kind of the birdsSmile
Regards Valery

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
2 Sep 2013 - 3:04 PM

Looks like is posing for you! Superb capture.
Effrossini

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2013 - 3:56 PM

An excellent pose and image. Keep these Jay pics coming as they have all been fantastic!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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