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Another Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata) taken the other day in our garden, before they all disappeared :-( Large is best if you have a moment
Settings F/5.6 1/250sec ISO400 manual@700mm tripod

Many thanks for your great response to my last upload - really appreciated as always Smile

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon 500mm F4L IS + 1.4x TC
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:5 Aug 2010 - 9:56 AM
Tags:Bird, Close-up / macro, Flycatcher, Garden, General, List, Migratory, Muscicapa, Red, Spotted, Striata, Wild, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:39

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samlw68
samlw68  4 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2010 - 10:12 AM

great capture

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2010 - 10:13 AM

Another belter, Sylvia. Carol

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finepetportraits

I obviously love this fantastic capture BUT am green with envy... Wink

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LeeFisher
LeeFisher e2 Member 559 forum postsLeeFisher vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2010 - 11:51 AM

Superb shot, with stacks of detail.
fish

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2010 - 11:53 AM

A delightful shot, Sylvia.
Ronnie.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2010 - 1:38 PM

Just that little turn of the head Sylvia seems to add so much to this grand shot. Super eye light and excellent plumage detail, unobtrusive BG. What more could we wish for???
Ron

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2010 - 1:48 PM

What a great capture.
Brian

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Vince_S
Vince_S  4 England
5 Aug 2010 - 3:59 PM

Another cracking shot.
Vince

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2010 - 7:21 PM

Cannot understand why this hasn't done better Sylvia. A superb detailed bird and a rarity to get still and in the clear
Richard

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finepetportraits

Generally not many people voting at the moment it seems...

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2010 - 8:21 PM

superb shot and detail is great

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2010 - 8:34 PM

What a stunner you have captured Sylvia,
beautiful eye details perfect shot
Lillian

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lianna
lianna  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2010 - 9:23 PM

This is a superb capture, such wonderful detail!!! stunning x x x

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2010 - 10:37 PM

Fabulous detail Sylvia and a great comp

Jon

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
6 Aug 2010 - 8:07 AM

Hi great capture I think lot of people away on holiday gray

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mrjt
mrjt  8 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2010 - 11:07 AM

A beautiful image, and very well presented....Jack

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2010 - 11:43 AM

Superb in all respects Sylvia, I can even see the head of the fly when viewed large,
Geoff.

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2010 - 6:16 PM


Quote: Superb in all respects Sylvia, I can even see the head of the fly when viewed large,
Geoff.

I raelly cannot agree more Sylvia...........What an excellent image in all respects,lovely work here.

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2010 - 9:20 PM

Excellent capture Sylvia, great detail
Steve

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2010 - 9:32 PM

Another fantastic flycatcher image, one to be proud of

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2010 - 3:41 PM

Pleased to make this 30, Sylvia. A fine, detailed shot of an uncommon bird. Good work all round.
Terry

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2010 - 9:27 PM

Super detail on this lovely bird and again the bonus of food - lovely shot - Ina

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harrattp
harrattp  7 England4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2010 - 2:27 PM

A real beauty Sylvia. Lovely detail and a strong composition.

Paul

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2010 - 6:17 PM

Oh, he's such a lovely little chappy, great capture,
Johanna

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