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Just one more Red Squirrel(Sciurus vulgaris) image to round off the series for the moment, as too many become boring. This is a full frame image.

Many thanks for your kind comments on yesterdays Squirrel Easter Card and a big thank you to Ann (Pluckyfilly) for her User Award. All really appreciated and I hope you are continuing to enjoy the Easter break, despite the weather Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Mar 2013 - 11:06 AM
Focal Length:700mm taken 12.1m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Red Squirrels at Play
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:1 Apr 2013 - 10:29 AM
Tags:Aviemore, Cairngorms national park, Highlands, Mammal, Playing, Red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, Scotland, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:57

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longhoss
longhoss e2 Member 4longhoss vcard United Kingdom
1 Apr 2013 - 10:33 AM

Great image they look playful little fella's
Glyn

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2013 - 10:38 AM

Superb...

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:03 AM

Very well done Sylvia for getting two of these lovely little creatures in one image, not normally very sociable, except at mating time.
An excellent image, very well captured.
David

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:05 AM

I have never seen the red squirrel but here you have captured two in one shot: such endearing wee animals, beautifully capturedm Sylvia.
Ronnie.

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colin beeley
colin beeley e2 Member 111070 forum postscolin beeley vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:06 AM

very nice shot sylvia with great dof Wink

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richmowil
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1 Apr 2013 - 11:30 AM

Wonderful!!

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tommyld
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1 Apr 2013 - 11:39 AM

An excellent image Sylvia, sorry to hear they are the last in the seriesSadSad.

Tom.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6228 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 12:02 PM


Quote: An excellent image Sylvia, sorry to hear they are the last in the seriesSadSad.

Tom.

Thanks for that, Tom Smile. I do actually have a lot more, but will save them for a rainy day Wink

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 12:13 PM

Such an awesome Image Sylvia. DOF exposure and composition is absolutely outstanding, Very well presented...John

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johnjo58
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1 Apr 2013 - 1:04 PM

Beautiful in every aspect Sylvia, love it
David

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ColleenA
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1 Apr 2013 - 1:37 PM

A wonderful capture, too cute, I will never tire of squirrel imagesGrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 2:37 PM

Beautifully captured reds. Love them, only wish we had some like these......Sandy

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Maiwand
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1 Apr 2013 - 3:39 PM

Beautiful capture Sylvia and I think quite original. I dont think I have seen a shot with two of the little beauties at the same time.
Ron

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Norfolkboy
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1 Apr 2013 - 3:54 PM

A super image again, Sylvia.
Colin

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85907 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 6:13 PM

Top drawer Sylvia
Not often we get two in the same frameSmile


Adrian

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 7:26 PM

Certainly hope to see more of these Sylvia, well captured
and presented to your high standard
Lillian

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mauriceegan
1 Apr 2013 - 8:51 PM

Great images with excellent detail
Maurice

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Glostopcat
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1 Apr 2013 - 10:32 PM

An enchanting image of these beautiful creatures Sylvia, lucky you to catch two in one shot, I'm so envious

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 11:39 PM

fantastic!
So rare to see them on the ground, let alone get a capture of two!!

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PhilSingleton
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2 Apr 2013 - 12:21 PM

Great image Sylvia - they are such beautiful little animals.

Phil.

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