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Back to the archives for another Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata), taken, as a full frame capture, in our garden in June, when we were lucky enough to have these lovely birds nesting. All four babies fledged successfully and I am hoping they will be back next year.

Many thanks for your C&Cs on yesterday's Honeysuckle upload - much appreciated as always Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Jun 2011 - 3:07 PM
Focal Length:700mm 13.8m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:1 Dec 2011 - 10:17 AM
Tags:Close-up, Garden, Muscicapa striata, Nesting, Spotted flycatcher, Wild bird, Wildlife / nature
Votes:38

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 10:40 AM

Good details and colours too.
Regards Richard

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 10:43 AM

Great shot, Sylvia: not a bird I have seen up here, to my knowledge, but there again, possibly I would not recognise it.
Fine detail and an attractive 'pose'.
Ronnie.

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 11:11 AM

Lovely shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 11:52 AM

A beauty, Sylvia, love the fact that you have captured him with a fly, too Smile Carol

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 12:56 PM

An excellent capture Sylvia.............Sandy

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 2:09 PM

Beautiful photograph Sylvia, lovely light, background and great timing with the fly in the mouth
David

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franken
franken e2 Member 123197 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 4:42 PM

Beautiful image.

Ken

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Gray_ina
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1 Dec 2011 - 4:51 PM

Hi Sylvia, another superb shot, love it regards gray.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 5:18 PM

Fine capture Sylvia....

Ade

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 6:39 PM

Great shot and the light captured on the feathers stunning...
beautiful image Sylvia
Lillian

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 7:36 PM

Top class capture Sylvia. These are such lovely little birds.
Ron

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nonac350d
nonac350d  7 Northern Ireland
1 Dec 2011 - 7:59 PM

Lovely work.

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 8:36 PM

Lovely image Sylvia - superb detail in the breast plumage.
Brian.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2011 - 10:45 PM

Top class as always Sylvia, this beautiful bird is posing perfectly for you

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