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Today , a Rock Pipit from a session at St Marys, Whitley Bay Tyne & Wear, on Monday gone.

Many thanks for your votes and comments on the Greenfinch. Much appreciated.

Have a great Friday!!

Bill

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D7100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0-500.0 mm f/4.0-6.3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Jan 2014 - 3:24 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Rock Pipit
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:24 Jan 2014 - 12:09 AM
Tags:Anthus petrosus, Beach, Passerine, Pipits, Rock, Rock pipit, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:57

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 12:11 AM

Excellent Bill, they never sit still long enough !!!!!
Ron

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 12:12 AM

He's a handsome fella and you have caught him on a great perch!

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 12:14 AM

Striking a fine pose for you here Bill.
Good shot.
Mick.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
24 Jan 2014 - 12:26 AM

Excellent capture Bill, nice detail,
Fred.

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9199 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 12:39 AM

Beautiful capture!
Ty

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Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
24 Jan 2014 - 12:39 AM

Such a pretty one Bill. Terrific detail and colour..

Lynette Grin

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
24 Jan 2014 - 1:12 AM

Very nice.Pipits are difficult to shoot as they are highly restless.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 3:24 AM

What a delightful image. Great photography

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 4:33 AM

I have never seen one of these before, Bill, thank you for showing this one.
He's a proud looking little fellow, with his chest pushed out, lovely colours, too.
Talking of colour, that rock he's standing on looks good..!

Simon

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 6:19 AM

A lovely capture, Bill. Carol

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 - 7:30 AM

Well captured. Great DoF.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 7:41 AM

He really does think he is handsome...

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 8:28 AM

A very proud looking bird, Bill.

Richard

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Billyray
Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 10:32 AM

A cracking shot Bill.
Ray

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 10:41 AM

A excellent capture BillSmile


Cliff

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 10:55 AM

Great detailed capture Bill

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
24 Jan 2014 - 11:11 AM

Wonderful capture bill lovely detail

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 11:45 AM

Lovely shot, Bill.
Tony

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 - 12:41 PM

Beautiful captureSmile

Eileen

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 1:50 PM

A Rock Star.

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 2:41 PM

Delightful bird photography.

Albert

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10495 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 4:15 PM

I'm going to St Mary's this weekend I wonder if I will see it.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2212 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 5:01 PM

This is a brilliant shotSmile
NettaSmile

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 5:04 PM


Quote: I'm going to St Mary's this weekend I wonder if I will see it.

For Sure Danny - there are at least four pairs that frequent the shoreline!! Good Luck!!

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 6:29 PM

I only know of 2 species of bird. Anything with web feet is an Ar*e up duck, everything else is a Sh*te hawk.
You have captured very fine example of the latter i believe.SmileSmileWink And what a poser he is.
Very nice work Bill.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41113 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 6:38 PM

f8 on the long tom has given a lovely separation from its background, Bill. Quality capture.

Dave

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
24 Jan 2014 - 8:48 PM


Quote: What a delightful image. Great photography

--- Excellent birding again , Bill , ofcourse !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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GeorgePlatis
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24 Jan 2014 - 8:54 PM

Wonderful capture, Bill!
Regards,
George

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AlexAppleby
24 Jan 2014 - 11:06 PM

Nice one. I've got a shot of a similar bird but it's on pebbles, does that make it a pebble pippit?!!!

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 - 11:22 PM

A lovely shot Bill. Cathy

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brandish
brandish e2 Member 1brandish vcard United Kingdom
25 Jan 2014 - 7:49 AM

Not a common species,i have been trying to capture a pipit for some time(there are a pair in my local wood),but they never come within range and move around all the time.Makes this shot rather special,beautifully done i congratulate you.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2014 - 5:01 PM

Well captured,

Ali

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cheesey
cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
1 Feb 2014 - 11:29 PM

Great shot, nicely captured.
Cheesey.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2014 - 8:55 PM

A splendid shot of this lovely little bird, a real pleasure to view

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