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Slimbridge Cock Chaffy II

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A handsome **** chaffinch taken from the Willow Hide at Slimbridge on a visit there at the end of April.

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 Chaffy II
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:13 Jun 2013 - 6:31 AM
Tags:Chaffinch, Glos, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2013 - 6:33 AM

He's a beautiful fella, Ed, wonderful colouring in his plumage, well captured. Carol

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LynneJoyce
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13 Jun 2013 - 6:59 AM

I had no idea that they had yellow wing bars until I saw this. Thanks for the education.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
13 Jun 2013 - 7:10 AM

A real beauty you captured here Ed !!

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Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8142 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2013 - 7:11 AM

Such a pretty little bird... nice one Ed.

Trev

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Maiwand
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13 Jun 2013 - 7:16 AM

Fine capture of this smart looking bird Ed.GrinGrin
Ron

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barbarahirst
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13 Jun 2013 - 8:29 AM

what's he been eating?
lovely capture

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2013 - 9:18 AM

Nice detail and colour in this nice image!! I like it a lot!!

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achieverswales
13 Jun 2013 - 11:54 AM

This is one of your best Chaffie captures Ed, the feather and eye detail is exceptional.


Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2013 - 12:27 PM

Lovely detail of that beautiful plumage Ed.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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gwynn56
gwynn56  380 forum posts England
13 Jun 2013 - 12:31 PM

nice capture Smile

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2013 - 12:34 PM

Nice ''rusty'' colour here Ed !!
Super shot.
Mick.

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Daisymaye
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13 Jun 2013 - 1:11 PM

Great shot Ed.......Sandy

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ColleenA
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13 Jun 2013 - 2:17 PM

What a beauty, great capture

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2013 - 2:55 PM

Excellent sharp capture!

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Holmewood
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13 Jun 2013 - 3:32 PM

Great shot

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DicksPics
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13 Jun 2013 - 3:38 PM

A colourful little bird; well detailed, Ed!

Richard

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graceland
graceland  102521 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2013 - 4:49 PM

Grin nice close up

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2013 - 5:47 PM

Another very good capture Ed', a lovely natural shot.

John Smile

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pluckyfilly
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13 Jun 2013 - 7:10 PM

top drawer Ed

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2013 - 7:25 PM

Well captured Ed, someone's been generous with the seed Wink
Geoff.

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54734 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jun 2013 - 8:13 PM

A well-fed little fellow, Ed. Gorgeous colours.

Malc

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bricurtis
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13 Jun 2013 - 9:24 PM

Lovely Ed - colour is spot on.
Brian.

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ChiliMan
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14 Jun 2013 - 5:34 PM

Lovely colours Smile Well shot, Ed.

Andrew

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cantona43
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14 Jun 2013 - 9:31 PM

what a super fellow you have captured here Ed, super colour and detail
neil

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Badgerfred
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15 Jun 2013 - 7:15 PM

A little beauty Ed, some nice detail captured,
Fred.

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2013 - 11:41 PM

well fed it would seem... although SLIMbridge would suggest a bird's weight watcher program!.
and yes, he shows excellent colours.

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