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Many thanks for your Comments a votes yesterday. This flew in for only a few seconds, the only one ive seen in four years at the place i go. So only got one shot at it, hoping it will come back one day.
Brian

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF400mm f/5.6L USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Redpoll
Username:Brian65 Brian65
Uploaded:4 Dec 2012 - 10:17 AM
Tags:General, Wildlife / nature
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
4 Dec 2012 - 10:24 AM

What a beautiful bird this Brian - red head and all Smile Great capture !! Hope it will give you a return visit SmileGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 10:30 AM

You may have only managed one shot at it, Brian, but it's a corker Smile Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 10:43 AM

Well, I have never even see one at all, so great that you managed to get in s shot, Brian.
Ronnie.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 10:55 AM

Good details and colours Brian, well worked
Regards Richard

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nealie
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4 Dec 2012 - 11:09 AM

Lovely shot of a cracking little bird, well done Brian
John

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jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 11jdinne vcard England
4 Dec 2012 - 11:13 AM

Stunning capture Brian.

John

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 11:41 AM

Only one shot but what a little beauty! My brother-in-law took several images of little brown birds bathing by the fish pond stream. It was only after they went onto the larger screen we discovered they were a pair of Redpolls. Hadn't had any idea they lived around here!

Ann

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Big_Beavis
Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 12:27 PM

Excellent !

David

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 - 12:40 PM

Stunning shot
Steve

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digital_boi
4 Dec 2012 - 12:44 PM

cracking capture Brian featured e2 photo now Wink

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 12:54 PM

What a curious little bird with it's red head! Another stunning shot.

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 1:15 PM

You Lucky Lucky Sod Wink Well done mate, its a Beauty Smile

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 - 1:56 PM

Superb shot, Brian - a stunner!
Tony

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 1:57 PM

This is a little cracker! I know of a place in Derbyshire where they get a few of these visiting. I hope this one returns for you, well done mate!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 8MalcolmM vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 2:02 PM

Beautiful bird, & a very good shot.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85835 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 2:48 PM

Lucky you Brian - I cannot recall the last time I ever saw oneSad

Sat up well for the small time it was there

Adrian

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cleg
cleg  4 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 - 3:06 PM

Here is no 30,great image Brian
Adrian

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franken
franken e2 Member 113027 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 3:17 PM

Another high quality wildlife image Brian.

Ken

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 3:27 PM

Well captured Brian,i hope it makes a return visit,
Ali GrinGrinGrin

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 3:41 PM

This is beautifully captured. Super detail and d.o.f.

Lavina

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 4:17 PM

A cracking image, Brian. I have never clicked at one as yet.
Colin

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 - 4:29 PM

Nicely spotted and well captured.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 4:41 PM

Looks rather as if one shot is all you need Brian. GrinGrinGrin This is a wonderful shot.
Ron

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 5:16 PM

Cracking Redpoll portrait, Brian.

Ray

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 5:59 PM

I have never seen one of these BrianSad BeautifulGrinGrin
Diane

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DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 7:24 PM

What a beautiful feathered friend, Brian!
Excellent!

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 8:40 PM

Such a beautiful little bird and you have really done it justice Brian, superb
David

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CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 9:01 AM

Oh, lucky you and an amazing shot Brian.
Carole

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
6 Dec 2012 - 12:56 PM

Curious that pretty red patch on his head! Lovely shot... IB

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2012 - 9:06 PM

An exceptional image Brian. A Redpoll is still on my wishlist.
Great to see this image.
Mike.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 11:15 PM

a bird I have never seen... and what a fine capture!

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12 Dec 2012 - 8:58 PM

A fine shot of a bird I've never seen, you've definitely made the most of your one shot at it! There have been a small flock sighted a few miles from where I live, so I may try and find them in the next few weeks if i've the time

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