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A male greenfinch awaiting its turn at the feeders at Slimbridge, this was taken from the Willow Hide on a recent visit

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 - 1:58 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Male Greenfinch
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:17 Apr 2013 - 7:34 AM
Tags:Glos, Greenfinch, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:67

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
17 Apr 2013 - 7:38 AM

Lovely image. Neat composition.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 7:46 AM

Nice one, Ed. Carol

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 7:57 AM

A great shot Ed

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 8:43 AM

Great shot Ed
just a shame about the wire from feeder
but that's nature for you eh?Wink
Lillian

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 9:11 AM

Nice detail and colour in this fine capture!!

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 9:33 AM

A well captured image here Ed, with good dof.

Best Matt

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barbarahirst
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17 Apr 2013 - 9:33 AM

He reminds me of a cross teacher.....

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 9:34 AM

Lovely image,

Ali

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 9:54 AM

Excellent Greenfinch Ed.
Ron

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 10:11 AM

Very nice Ed.
Joan.

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kathrynlouise
17 Apr 2013 - 10:16 AM

Nice shot Ed Grin

Kathryn

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 10:28 AM

Shows his lovely colours so well.

Ann

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achieverswales
17 Apr 2013 - 12:04 PM

Very sharp eye and excellent background Ed, one thing I have found with my 150-500 used at long end the subjects are quite soft so I never take it above 475 and this seems to work well.

Regards

Trev.

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gary_d
gary_d  7575 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 12:41 PM

I always found the same as Trev and that F8 works a lot better than F6.3 but you need more light which is not always available, I like the pose here Ed. - gary

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
17 Apr 2013 - 1:07 PM

This is a wonderful capture lovely detail and colour

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 1:10 PM

Oh he's a lovely fellow with a perfect neutral background.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
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17 Apr 2013 - 1:30 PM

A lovely goldfinch......Sandy

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TyChee
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17 Apr 2013 - 4:44 PM

Excellent capture.
Ty

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 5:05 PM

Great shot, Ed with wonderful natural colouring.

Ray

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 5:23 PM

Another fantastic and great image,ED,love it,
saeid

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NDODS
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17 Apr 2013 - 6:10 PM

A wonderfully crisp and fresh image with a beautiful burst of colour Ed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Holmewood
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17 Apr 2013 - 8:56 PM

Lovely shot

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 9:10 PM

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

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RonnieAG
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20 Apr 2013 - 4:36 PM

Fine capture of this colourful wee bird, Ed.
Ronnie.

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