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Evening everyone, a not very eventful day today, moved to another perch for a change and it landed when 3 times when i was not in the hide so i waited it out and got some shots BUT this shot is from 4 days ago, i wanted to upload it because i really like it (:

Thanks for viewing (:

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:Canon 100-400mm IS L
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 Dec 2011 - 2:23 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Kingfisher (Alcedo Atthis)
Username:HarveySquires HarveySquires
Uploaded:23 Oct 2011 - 7:05 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:46

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Digby
Digby e2 Member 661 forum postsDigby vcard Wales
23 Oct 2011 - 7:06 PM

Great detail

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Glyn1
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23 Oct 2011 - 7:06 PM

A beauty Harvey, lovely detail & colour.

Glyn

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kieranmccay
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23 Oct 2011 - 7:18 PM

a real beauty mate incredible detail and sharpness

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Glostopcat
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23 Oct 2011 - 7:20 PM

A magnificent shot of this beautiful little bird, the detail and colours in the plumage are immaculate

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pluckyfilly
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23 Oct 2011 - 7:26 PM

NOW Harvey why would you NOT upload this shot, its a beauty

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morpheus1955
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23 Oct 2011 - 7:28 PM

Superb shot, fantastic colour and detail.

Hugh

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Georden
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23 Oct 2011 - 7:31 PM

Fabulous shot - I have only ever seen that flash of blue on a riverbank. I have NEVER been lucky enough to see the bird long enough to take a photo. Great job, excellent details & colours

George

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WhiteRose1
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23 Oct 2011 - 7:42 PM

Fantastic detail, sharp and colourful. Nice one.

Dave

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LukeParkinson
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23 Oct 2011 - 7:46 PM

Looks fantastic on fb mate, but slightly OS on here... Still a quality shot !!

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HarveySquires
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23 Oct 2011 - 7:50 PM

funny because i sharpened it with the sharpen tool on 1%...

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lammie
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23 Oct 2011 - 7:52 PM

Well detailed image, well done.

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alfie99
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23 Oct 2011 - 8:48 PM

stunning,quality.....

Aled

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Mike_Young
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23 Oct 2011 - 9:05 PM

Superb

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martinjp
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23 Oct 2011 - 9:21 PM

she's a cracker, pin sharp and superbly coloured...Wink

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maryg
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23 Oct 2011 - 9:33 PM

Never manage to see these although I know they are down by the river, cracking shot, well done !

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richmowil
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23 Oct 2011 - 9:43 PM

Super image

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Lillian
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23 Oct 2011 - 9:54 PM

Good detailed shot and like the pose here too
Lillian

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LukeParkinson
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23 Oct 2011 - 10:03 PM


Quote: Funny because i sharpened it with the sharpen tool on 1%...

Oh, looks quite white on my screen

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HarveySquires
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23 Oct 2011 - 10:25 PM


Quote: Funny because i sharpened it with the sharpen tool on 1%...

Oh, looks quite white on my screen

i suppose it looks different on different monitors? (:

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limey42
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24 Oct 2011 - 1:08 AM

This is lovely Smile. Kelli

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24 Oct 2011 - 3:36 PM

nice....

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Brian65
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24 Oct 2011 - 6:00 PM

Fantastic image Harvey, best ive seen for a while, well done.
Brian

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