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Slimbridge Cock Chaffinch II

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A **** chaffinch looking for food that had dropped from the feeders, taken from the Willow Hide at Slimbridge on a visit last week

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 242.8 - 809.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Apr 2013 - 12:36 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Slimbridge Cock Chaffinch II
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:2 May 2013 - 8:09 AM
Tags:Chaffinch, Glos, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:42

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 8:27 AM

Another cracker, well done, Ed.

Ray

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
2 May 2013 - 8:30 AM

Nice one Ed,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 8:36 AM

This is one of the very few small birds that I have ever photographed as they are usually quite tame and approach near enough for me to see in the first place, and allow me to capture with my limited telephoto lens.
A fine shot from you of this wee individual, Ed.
Ronnie.

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 8:56 AM

I have a regular visitor to my garden, have you decided on the venue for Monday. - gary

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 10:02 AM

Good detail and colour in this fine capture!!

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 11:08 AM

Charming capture of the Chaffinch Ed.GrinGrin
Ron

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achieverswales
2 May 2013 - 11:45 AM

Excellent detailed capture Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 11:58 AM

You captured the colours, details and attitude so well.

Ann

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2278 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 12:52 PM

Well captured

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 1:08 PM

Well captured with good detail.....Sandy

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Val Prowse
Val Prowse Plus Member 12Val Prowse vcard England
2 May 2013 - 5:22 PM

Super detailed shot. I haven't seen many chaffinches around this year and usually I have a lot around my feeders.

Val

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zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 5:44 PM

lovely shot Ed, i saw lots of lovely pelicans and swans at slimbridge but no chavs Smile
ant.

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lifesnapper
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2 May 2013 - 5:56 PM

Smashing image Ed'.

John Smile

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mauriceegan
2 May 2013 - 7:26 PM

Excellent image Ed, love the colour and detail
Maurice

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91976 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 8:40 PM

Super shot Ed - lovely detail.
Brian.

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
2 May 2013 - 9:23 PM

wonderful detail and colour

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 9:30 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2013 - 10:04 PM

His colours stand out nicely from his surroundings.
Even I have managed some chaffinch images!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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