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From a recent Hide session- This male bird is in its final moult of the spring!! The small ginger feathers in the head will be replaced with black and it will then be in full breeding plumage!!

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:21 Mar 2013 - 2:04 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Reed Bunting (m)
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:9 Apr 2013 - 8:16 AM
Tags:Bird, Bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus, Male, Passerine, Reed bunting, Tree, Wildlife / nature
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KingBee
KingBee e2 Member 7323 forum postsKingBee vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 9:09 AM

Haven't seen one of these birds for years. Beautiful study.

Regards.

Bob

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 9:47 AM

Does the same process work on grey hair Sad Good info great image

Tish

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 9:48 AM

An excellent capture of this very tatty looking fella Smile Carol

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 9:49 AM

Well composed pin sharp capture.

Albert

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 9:55 AM

Super quality image and so very well captured...John

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 10:07 AM

Excellent...

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 10:17 AM

Lovely detail, and explanation.

Dave

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 2M_squared vcard United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 11:00 AM

Lovely.
I've just captured some in the same condition.Smile

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
9 Apr 2013 - 12:03 PM

Interesting info explaining its somewhat scruffy look Smile A great capture !!

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 12:33 PM

Great capture,

Ali

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32328 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 12:50 PM

I never realised that bird moulted... A great grab

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 1:30 PM

Superb shot, excellent detail and colours, beautifully captured

Hugh

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capto
capto e2 Member 1598 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 1:33 PM

I'm afraid that I can't tell a Reed Bunting from a sparrow, but I can enjoy the lovely detailed image that you have here.Smile

ivor

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9462 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 2:37 PM

I wish I knew as much about these birds as you do. Cracking image of this little beauty.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 2:39 PM

Well captured fellow......Sandy

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 4:12 PM

Beautifully taken.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
9 Apr 2013 - 4:21 PM

Excellently taken! Great pose and detail.
Effrossini

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
9 Apr 2013 - 4:41 PM

lovely detail bill great capture

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 4Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 4:55 PM

What a great capture Bill.
Brian

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Mike_S
Mike_S  2 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 5:13 PM

Delightful catch.
Mike.

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 5:23 PM

A really lovely shot
Ju

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7100 forum postsTrev_B vcard England61 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 5:59 PM

I bet he will be glad to shed the last of the old feathers.... well done Bill.

Trev

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dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 2dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 6:18 PM

Great shot
Dave

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mauriceegan
9 Apr 2013 - 7:28 PM

Beautiful image
Maurice

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 8:44 PM

Lovely shot

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xwang
xwang  431 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 8:51 PM

Looks so cute...excellent shot.

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footloose
footloose  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 9:01 PM

I love this bird,great shot.
Dennis

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 3canonfan vcard United Kingdom
9 Apr 2013 - 9:09 PM

Top class image with wonderful detail
Jim

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England205 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 9:24 PM

Like the good details and tones in this - well captured
Regards Richard

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 10:11 PM

Good piece of information to go with this fine image!

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2013 - 11:33 PM

Excellent capture and great detail !
George

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom71 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2013 - 1:30 PM

Looking into the image - nice catch light - a beauty.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2013 - 6:44 PM

A splendid shot of this handsome male of the species

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