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Red Squirrel, taken at Averstone NR, Isle of Wight, within the reserve in a wooded area there is a dedicated Squrrel hide, a must to visit if you want to observe these beautiful little creatures at close quarters.
280mm f/5.6, 1/125sec, ISO 400, Aperture, centre weighted, monopod, December 2009.
Many thanks to everyone who commented and voted on my previous upload.
David

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 70-200 2.8 and 1.4 TC
Title:Red Squirrel
Username:chalkhillblue chalkhillblue
Uploaded:7 Jan 2011 - 3:07 PM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Red squirrel, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:72
Voters:JackieB · KBan · CONDE · skewey · RonnieAG · CarolG · Brian65 · fraser · Grangeflyer · Graham-Mead · Crabtree99 · Daisymaye · pluckyfilly · mohikan22 · Imagephotographics · HarrietH · Kai · Alhammer · MikeGillingham · Len1950 · WindowonWildlife · taggart · Samuel_Aron · jeb2012 · Cabit · Stace · Vince52 · jase147 · jennialexander · Lillian · Silverzone · wolfy · brill · Maiwand · chase · dormay · tomcat · mikesmith · BarbAnna · AlleyCatz · dabbler100 · teocali · Ray42 · mex · Glostopcat · OAKEY · Alan_Baseley · JeniTLC · GillyB · bricurtis · bluetitblue · gary_d · FeatherFriend · franfoto · TerryMcK · ianrobinson · Big_Beavis · Ridgeway · Gaucho · MikeRC · ringyneck · Natzdad · illiboy · RTDS · SandraKay · ValeryAst · AnnJ · ChristineD · Snapitt · annettep38 · Jenny-D · MissPea ·
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JackieB
JackieB  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2011 - 3:12 PM

This is a beautiful image, so sharp. Well Done

Jackie

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CONDE
CONDE  4 Brazil
7 Jan 2011 - 3:15 PM

Very good picture and great color, Well done!!!
Regards
Conde

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8155 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2011 - 3:18 PM

A superb image. Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2011 - 3:19 PM

Superb profile shot of the squirrel: they don't come much better than this, David.
Ronnie.

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Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
7 Jan 2011 - 3:40 PM

What a cracking shot.
Brian

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fraser  11631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2011 - 3:44 PM

This should do well!
Fraser

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Graham-Mead
7 Jan 2011 - 3:51 PM

Excellent capture.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2011 - 4:04 PM

Superb capture, love it. So very adorable......Sandy

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pluckyfilly Plus Member 8323 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2011 - 4:12 PM

wish I had known about the hide when we visited - never saw one I could get a pic of (just one ran across the road) really like this shot and all the fine hair on the tail is gorgeous and so well taken, he looks a bit like a cross between the black squirrel and the red

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Imagephotographics

Wonderful capture - well done !

Chris

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WindowonWildlife Plus Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2011 - 4:58 PM

Lovely detail and perch,fabulous BG !!

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Samuel_Aron
7 Jan 2011 - 5:11 PM

Beautiful capture!
Sam.

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jeb2012
jeb2012  5 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2011 - 5:12 PM

Excellent capture

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Vince52
Vince52  5 Wales
7 Jan 2011 - 5:55 PM

Superb photograph, well done.
Vince

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jase147  5 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2011 - 6:04 PM

a belter , pose detail and colour just spot on .........Jase

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2011 - 7:00 PM

Excellent shot David, very worthy of the award
Lillian

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Maiwand
Maiwand  8 England69 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2011 - 8:34 PM

A perfect charmer David. Congrats on the well deserved UA
Ron

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tomcat Plus Member 96212 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2011 - 9:22 PM

Top marks David
It is a cracker indeed.

Adrian

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BarbAnna  4 England
7 Jan 2011 - 10:28 PM

Wonderful detail, super shot!
Barbara

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7321 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2011 - 12:26 AM

Superbly detailed and simply stunning capture David. Wonderful pose, perch and coat textures/colours. Love the soft complementary bg tones.
Sylvia

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2011 - 8:10 AM

An excellent and stunning shot - very good detail and a good ose and perch

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8 Jan 2011 - 6:51 PM

A splendid shot of this beautiful little creature, a real joy to view

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OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2011 - 10:00 PM

Fantastic detail/colours, very well captured indeed, LOVE IT!!
Shaun

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Alan_Baseley Plus Member 13335 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2011 - 9:30 AM

Superb shot,
Alan

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JeniTLC
JeniTLC  6 United Kingdom
9 Jan 2011 - 11:29 AM

This is SENSATIONAL...LOVE it!!!

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91937 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2011 - 3:52 PM

What a pose - fabulous capture David. Love the tail touching the ears.
Shortlisted.
Brian.

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gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2011 - 9:31 PM

Not seen a better squrrel shot than this and a red too, fantastic. - gary

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FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2011 - 2:06 PM

A stunning shot David, the detail really is superb,
Geoff.

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  671 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 1:59 PM

Beautifully captured, David. Excellent exposure, ensuring some very nice detail.
Terry

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30 Mar 2011 - 8:17 AM

stunning.

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22 Jul 2011 - 11:47 PM

I've only just seen this. Words fail me.
Malcolm

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11 Aug 2011 - 4:44 PM

....'wot a shot.
.....Mike

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illiboy  6
6 Nov 2011 - 5:55 PM

FANTASTIC C H BLUE

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RTDS
RTDS  6 Cyprus
10 Nov 2011 - 12:13 PM

Awsome!!! what can i say...simply superb capture.
Robert

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
12 Jan 2013 - 8:30 PM

Stunning portrait!Smile
Regards Valery

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
12 Jan 2013 - 8:32 PM

What a beautiful shot, such a wonderful capture. Love it. Ann.

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ChristineD
ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
13 Jan 2013 - 3:26 PM

Excellent capture and pose

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