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A Nuthatch (Sitta europaea) showing off the rather beautiful and intricate plumage detail on the underside of the tail, which is not always fully seen. An avian pole-dancing act comes to mind with this pose !

Many thanks for your support of my last upload - always very much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:22 Sep 2012 - 3:55 PM
Focal Length:700mm 8.1m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Rusty Pole-Dancer
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:23 Sep 2012 - 8:49 AM
Tags:Balancing, Bird, Dancer, Garden, Humour, Nuthatch, Pole, Pose, Rusty, Sitta europaea, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:29

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
23 Sep 2012 - 8:53 AM

A beautiful capture in lovely warm tones.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 8:57 AM

Love your title - splendid detail and colours in this capture Sylvia
Helen

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Chinga
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23 Sep 2012 - 9:05 AM

Good title and a very cute image. GrinGrin Good shot! IB

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 9:28 AM

Well captured......lovely bird......GrinGrin

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 10:34 AM

Love that rusty pole Sylvia Wink excellent detail in the Nutty and that warm BG top notch Smile

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 11:23 AM

An excellent capture Sylvia and bird perch and bg all compliment each other
Richard

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91892 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 11:59 AM

Beautifully detailed Nutty Sylvia - its got a great grip on the pole and a perfect bg.
Brian.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 12:18 PM

splendid capture well sharp and a great pose

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:29 PM

Lovely original perch for this excellent shot of the Nutty Sylvia.
Ron

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:38 PM

A nice bright eye.
Joan.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:39 PM

Great photo Sylvia, very interesting to see the underside of the tail and in such detail
David

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Daisymaye
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23 Sep 2012 - 2:42 PM

Super detail and cute title Sylvia......Sandy

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DannoM
DannoM  556 forum posts England
23 Sep 2012 - 2:46 PM

great shot and nice perch sylvia
dan

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CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:05 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Carol

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 6:41 PM

What a splendid shot of this lovely little nuthatch Sylvia. I'm sure your title will get Mikbee all excited!WinkGrin Rust and birds are his two main passions!

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 7:38 PM


Quote: What a splendid shot of this lovely little nuthatch Sylvia. I'm sure your title will get Mikbee all excited!WinkGrin Rust and birds are his two main passions!

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Hilarious, Ed - love it!
Sylvia

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 11:48 PM

OK Sylvia,Ed is correct.
A fine shot,but rather disappointed to see it is a bird of the feather variety !!
Mick.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2012 - 10:15 AM


Quote: OK Sylvia,Ed is correct.
A fine shot,but rather disappointed to see it is a bird of the feather variety !!
Mick.

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Abject apologies, Mick - will try to do better next time Wink
Sylvia

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