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Thanks for the votes/comments on my previous upload, much appreciated as usual.
Went up Cannock Chase this morning walking around a few mile looking for the Grey Shrike, no luck so went to my normal spot and was lucky enough to get a shot of the male bullfinch in overcast conditions. It was pretty quiet on the bird front.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 30D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:21 Apr 2013 - 11:31 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Male Bullfinch
Username:DerekL DerekL
Uploaded:21 Apr 2013 - 3:36 PM
Tags:Bullfinch, Wildlife / nature
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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
21 Apr 2013 - 3:39 PM

Outstanding! Well captured.

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Jolind
Jolind  5 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2013 - 3:40 PM

Superb, so clear. Grin

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trevrob
trevrob e2 Member 1trevrob vcard United Kingdom
21 Apr 2013 - 3:50 PM

love every thing about it ,brillant

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
21 Apr 2013 - 4:14 PM

great shot love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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ShotfromaCanon
21 Apr 2013 - 4:14 PM

Now that's what I'd call a great bird shot.

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max_e
max_e Junior Member 144 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Apr 2013 - 5:27 PM

Great shot SmileSmile

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1698 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom81 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2013 - 6:31 PM

Fantastic image.

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dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 2dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
21 Apr 2013 - 6:39 PM

Cracking shot
Dave

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bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2013 - 7:54 PM

A big WOW shot. Great colour and pose, a wow shoot indeed. BobSmile

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2013 - 7:54 PM

Super shot,

Ali

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2013 - 8:10 PM

High on my wish list Derek, excellent BF Wink

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JonnyNI
JonnyNI e2 Member 3602 forum postsJonnyNI vcard
22 Apr 2013 - 8:12 AM

Beautiful capture.

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MandyD
MandyD e2 Member 516777215 forum postsMandyD vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 9:06 AM

That's just superb!

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2013 - 4:22 PM

Maybe the shrike was elusive Derek but this outstanding Bullfinch is pretty good compensation.Stunning.GrinGrinGrinGrin
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Dinky65
Dinky65  1 United States
22 Apr 2013 - 7:32 PM

Awesome shot.

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42310 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
23 Apr 2013 - 9:48 PM

Still quiet up there then Derek? This is a cracker of a bully shot though - so more than worth the visit. Shame you didn't see the Shrike. Lou

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2013 - 5:29 PM

Beautiful Bully shot, sharp with a good catch light in the eye

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9101 forum postsDerekL vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2013 - 6:11 PM

Thank you for your comments and votes, especially to PhillipMinnis for the Guest Editor award and trevrob, Christinecilia, Bob Howell, M_squared & MandyD for there user awards. Much appreciated.

Derek

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