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A little egret I saw at Tack Piece at Slimbridge on a visit there at the start of the Easter Holiday, despite the sun being out don't let that fool you, it was a bitterly cold day that felt more like midwinter!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 242.8 - 809.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Mar 2013 - 11:05 AM
Focal Length:247mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Little Egret
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:14 May 2013 - 12:08 AM
Tags:Glos, Little egret, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:48

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 12:12 AM

A great shot here Ed, the cold don't bother a strong chap like you. - gary

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taggart
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14 May 2013 - 12:14 AM

OHhhh this is wonderful-- good with the whites, a great capture!

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achieverswales
14 May 2013 - 12:24 AM

Stunning image captured Ed, whites held perfect.

Regards

Trev.

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Daisymaye
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14 May 2013 - 2:06 AM

Love his black sox and orange feet......Sandy

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DicksPics
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14 May 2013 - 6:54 AM

A fabulous shot, Ed - excellent feather details!

Richard

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LynneJoyce
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14 May 2013 - 6:59 AM

Delightful portrait- just love those feet!

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kathrynlouise
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14 May 2013 - 7:47 AM

A beautiful shot Ed. We have some at the zoo but due to the fencing, i wouldn't get a beautiful clear shot like this.
Kathryn

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CaroleS
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14 May 2013 - 8:16 AM

Great shot!

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rayme330
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14 May 2013 - 8:18 AM

Well captured, Ed.

Ray

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Jekaro
Jekaro Plus Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
14 May 2013 - 8:36 AM

A cracking shot, Ed, very well captured.
Roy

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5144 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 9:23 AM

Fine shot of this white plumaged bird, Ed.
Ronnie.

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Irishkate
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14 May 2013 - 11:01 AM

So very beautiful Ed - I'd love to capture this fellow up close.
The feathers look so fine - wonder what bird would win a bird beauty parade?
KateGrinGrinGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 11:13 AM

what a cracking bird, wonderful plumage, is he on his way to the bowling green?

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ColleenA
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14 May 2013 - 1:13 PM

A great capture, well done

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lifesnapper
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14 May 2013 - 5:25 PM

Beautiful shot Ed', nice light and very sharp. Well done.

John Smile

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14 May 2013 - 6:35 PM

Very well spotted and captured Ed, nice work mate Smile

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 6:38 PM

Fantastic and excellent capture,ED,very well done,
saeid

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Maiwand
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14 May 2013 - 6:56 PM

Top class little Egret Ed. Well done.GrinGrin
Ron

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pluckyfilly
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14 May 2013 - 8:18 PM

Some great detail in the little Egret

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chalkhillblue
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14 May 2013 - 9:12 PM

Very well captured Ed, white balance well controlled, a feat on it's own to get anywhere near these beautiful birds.
David

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ChristineD
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14 May 2013 - 9:19 PM

Stunning image with brilliant detail

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Holmewood
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14 May 2013 - 9:58 PM

Great shot

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Glostopcat
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14 May 2013 - 10:02 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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sweetpea62
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14 May 2013 - 11:09 PM

A stunning image Ed..Lin

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bricurtis
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16 May 2013 - 8:52 PM

Lovely detailed plumage Ed.
Brian.

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