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From a couple of weeks, or so, ago!!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0-500.0 mm f/4.0-6.3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:7 May 2013 - 11:44 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Oystercatcher
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:23 May 2013 - 7:53 AM
Tags:Bird, Haematopus ostralegus, Nest, Oystercatcher, Pebbles, Sitting., Wader, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:48
Voters:ColleenA · User_Removed · dven · johnke · andylea · Badgerfred · Hermanus · Nigeve1 · Derek_Fearn · NaturesHaven · pollisher · Nikonuser1 · cats_123 · morpheus1955 · barbarahirst · WhiteRose1 · gwynn56 · Alan_Baseley · lonely_oryx · jovanovic · Mrsbass · S_Psharma · capto · prabhusinha · boov · anglingandyq · xwang · franken · brian17302 · taggart · dave1967 · tomcat · Mike_Smith · Holmewood · Rende · GeorgePlatis · ali63 · Tish1 · headskiesfly · KingBee · helenlinda · fentiger · rayme330 · Brianmdoucette · pentony · BarbaraR · Myathebirdwatcher999 · Glostopcat ·
Views:126
Unique Views:55

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2268 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 7:58 AM

Great capture, we have them in our marina but can never get close enough....I need your lens.....nice dof

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johnke
johnke  2214 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 8:05 AM

Great Fg and Bg Richard, well isolated with super detail..John

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
23 May 2013 - 8:06 AM

Excellent capture Richard, some nice detail,
Fred.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
23 May 2013 - 8:07 AM

A lovely image of this red eyed beauty Smile

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21049 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 8:15 AM

Good capture of the oystercatcher and it's habitat.
Nigel

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 8:53 AM

A great capture, I like the image a lotSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114301 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 8:56 AM

Yes...I was wondering how you got so close...they're very photogenic but reticent to stand and pose WinkGrinGrinGrinGrin

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morpheus1955
23 May 2013 - 9:01 AM

Super image, excellent detail, well spotted and captured

hugh

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 9:10 AM

whoah!!
great capture

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 9:41 AM

Hunkered down nicely for you, Bill.

Dave

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lonely_oryx
23 May 2013 - 11:28 AM

Excellent capture

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 12:44 PM

Super image.

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capto
capto Plus Member 32132 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 2:12 PM

Don't think I have seen one on the nest before, well done.Smile

ivor

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 2:42 PM

Very cute .Is it sitting in the nest/ hatching ?

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6305 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 3:24 PM

The short answer is yes!!


Quote: Very cute .Is it sitting in the nest/ hatching ?

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
23 May 2013 - 4:20 PM

Great capture Bill excellent detail

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 4:51 PM

Excellently captured image. I've never seen a real bird...the eye is so red.. It can't catch a lot of oystercatchers there, can it?Grin

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brian17302
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23 May 2013 - 6:33 PM

Super detailed capture Bill
Regards Brian

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 6:46 PM

A super bird picture, does he have a nest?

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dave1967
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23 May 2013 - 6:58 PM

Great shot
Dave

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96318 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 7:33 PM

Love that eye indeedSmile

Adrian

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7222 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 May 2013 - 7:34 PM

Cracking shot another one i have yet to get

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Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2013 - 10:32 AM

Beautifully detailed capture!
Rende

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2013 - 5:39 PM

Great capture !
George

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KingBee
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26 May 2013 - 11:17 AM

Beautiful detail.

Regards.

Bob

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 6:58 PM

Lovely detailed capture, Bill gotta love those eyes.

Ray

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Brianmdoucette
30 May 2013 - 1:00 PM

Great shot, love the DoF, regards, B...

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2013 - 11:09 AM

Great capture of this lovely bird.
Hope they raise their brood.

B.

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