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Well I believe it to be a Sedge Warbler if you know different please put me right. This is a different from most bird images on here as it shows singing in natural surroundings so I will be interested to see how it fares.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:Canon EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 May 2008 - 8:01 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Title:Sedge Warbler
Username:fentiger fentiger
Uploaded:27 Jul 2012 - 6:40 AM
Tags:Bird, Flowers & plants, Sedge warbler, Singing, Tree, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:34
Voters:phillG · CarolG · Norfolkboy · RonnieAG · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · NDODS · CaroleS · Badgerfred · WhiteRose1 · AnnChown · User_Removed · phil1963 · nicedayout · EAS · Tibetan · woolybill1 · Richsr · helenlinda · mrswoolybill · pronabk · Big_Beavis · exposure · Alan_Baseley · mikbee · bagman · SlowSong · Niknut · taggart · annettep38 · Chinga · Snapitt · pascalg · Mike_S · ringyneck ·
Views:93
Unique Views:40

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8153 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 6:57 AM

A charming image, Albert, excellent capture. Carol

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy Plus Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 7:24 AM

Very good image, and yes thats a Sedge Warbler. I like images that present a natural
picture and show a bit of the habitat. Well done. Wink
Colin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 7:41 AM

I have often remarked that I like seeing birds in their natural setting as here with your shot, Albert, even if it means the bird occupies a smaller space within the frame.
So you have the thumbs up from me.
Ronnie.

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY Plus Member 7965 forum postsJN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 7:42 AM

A delightful image.
JNC

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 7:42 AM

A really beautiful and colourful bird photograph, which is crammed packed full of detail.

Regards Nathan

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 452 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 7:53 AM

Lovely to see the natural setting, certainly does not distract from the bird itself. A fine image.
Carole

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
27 Jul 2012 - 7:59 AM

Lovely image Albert, hope you enjoyed the singing,
Fred.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 41169 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England139 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 8:05 AM

Sharp, well-framed and the setting is delightful too. Lovely image, Albert, and I just had to get a You Tube clip of the bird song to listen to whilst viewing this.

Dave

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 8:17 AM

I really like the setting too - it does make a difference seeing the bird in its surroundings and he's just about the right size in my opinion. I like the fact you can see the colour in his gape and I love the bokeh.
Ann

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
27 Jul 2012 - 8:48 AM

That is very nicely presented Brilliant setting! nice little bird, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 8:52 AM

Gets my vote any day, Albert.
Bill

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Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 8:59 AM

Like the framing to give an idea of it surroundings
Regards Richard

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8581 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1120 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 9:01 AM

Singing its heart out. Or giving the missus a roasting...
Moira

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 9:02 AM

Lovely capture Albert - love the inclusion of those branches- delightful natural framing SmileSmile
Helen

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exposure Plus Member 101883 forum postsexposure vcard England
27 Jul 2012 - 2:03 PM

Beautiful fine detail Albert Lovely surroundings light & tones.
Pauline.

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 3:37 PM

Yes,most are tighter crops Albert,
so a change to see some natural surroundings.
Good shot.
Mick.

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64871 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 4:59 PM

I much prefer bird pics to be natural like this. Utterly charming. Smile

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 4796 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 5:40 PM

Cracking shot !!....lovely 'pictorial' quality !!!!

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 5:56 PM

You caught him singing---- how lovely!

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
28 Jul 2012 - 1:00 AM

Happy to be number 30 in the fine capture. Good camera selective focus and a lovely subject. IB

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 6:14 AM

Many thanks to everyone who have looked, voted and commented.

Albert

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pascalg
pascalg Plus Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
29 Jul 2012 - 5:21 AM

impressive capture... & nice light too

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Mike_S
Mike_S Plus Member 3Mike_S vcard United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 - 10:08 PM

A charming image Albert.

Mike.

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