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Thank you to Jenny-D, Jenny for her valued UA & to all that voted & commented, I hope you like today's picture which was taken between the rain showers yesterday,

Ali Grin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF300mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:13 May 2014 - 12:38 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Starling
Username:ali63 ali63
Uploaded:14 May 2014 - 8:32 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Votes:51
Voters:Richsr · JohnoP · pentaxpatty · ABPhotosUK · CarolG · Badgerfred · Alan_Baseley · M_squared · bobpaige1 · PhilT2 · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · ukgubbi · sparrowhawk · georgiepoolie · kuvailija · gss · ugly · ColleenA · stub197 · tarkalove · SteveMoulding · Cookie_Monster · Greyheron · Len1950 · hasslebladuk · Niknut · Mollycat · ade123 · capto · RobertTurley · max_e · myrab · cabbie · Tish1 · Nigeve1 · DerekL · GeorgePlatis · Holmewood · nobby1 · ValSaxby · Fred263 · Chinga · SimonFletch · Crespo · alligatorpants · BIGRY1 · richmowil · MD2009 · Brian65 · viscostatic · Glostopcat ·
Views:140
Unique Views:62

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 8:32 AM

Like the good details and colours in the feathers Ali
Regards
Richard

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JohnoP
JohnoP Plus Member 9JohnoP vcard
14 May 2014 - 8:35 AM

Wow Ali....everything about this is superb and I love rain images which add extra dimension! Smile Wish I had another award to give today! John

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty Plus Member 2pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 8:47 AM

Super detail and wonderful colours on this Starling Ali, not seen much now in cities ,
Great shot once again
Patty GrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8164 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 8:54 AM

WOW SmileSmileSmile The detail and colours are amazing, Ali, one of your best images, imo. Carol

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
14 May 2014 - 9:05 AM

Stunning image. 'Clean' and great detail.

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PhilT2
PhilT2 Plus Member 5110 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 9:18 AM

A very stately looking starling........lovely shot

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
14 May 2014 - 9:45 AM

Very vivid. Brilliant shot

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sparrowhawk
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14 May 2014 - 10:17 AM

a beauty

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
14 May 2014 - 10:30 AM

Excellent Birding Ali !SmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2230 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 12:30 PM

Magnificent capture Ali. You have brought out the colours of his feathers so well.

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bobpaige1
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14 May 2014 - 3:01 PM

Nice shot Ali,great colours.

Bob.

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hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 3:34 PM

Excellent shot
mike

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 4:40 PM

Plummage detail and colour is magnificent Ali.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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ade123 Plus Member 2220 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 5:28 PM

Fantastic Ali superb detail and colours
Ade

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14 May 2014 - 6:05 PM

A brilliant capture, showing the bird at its very best.Smile

ivor

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 11008 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom100 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 7:03 PM

Really shows it not to be the common boring black bird as it is considered by many, the irridescence well conveyed.
Nigel

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DerekL
DerekL Plus Member 10119 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 7:03 PM

A superb image Ali.
The sharp detail and beautiful iridescent colours of the plumage have been captured so well.

Derek

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 7:48 PM

Superb portrait of this wonderful bird, Ali!
George

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Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
14 May 2014 - 8:01 PM

Superb shot Ali. Everything perfect. Cathy

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Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
14 May 2014 - 10:10 PM

An outstanding image, Ali. Stunning close up and plumage.

Fred

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
15 May 2014 - 6:15 AM

A very beautiful sharp capture...
Well done! Smile
IB

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch Plus Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 6:40 AM

An incredible image of this Starling, the rain soaked feathers adding a sheen to the wonderful colours.

Simon

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 3:02 PM

Quite an underrated bird but this one has been captured in all its colourful glory, nice oneWinkGrin
Ryan

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6304 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 3:34 PM

Stunning colour and clarity Ali!! Great image!!

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viscostatic
22 May 2014 - 11:03 AM

Wonderful colours Ali.

Phil.

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26 May 2014 - 7:24 PM

An image of exceptional quality Ali, one of your very best methinks. Such fantastic pin sharp detail and beautiful irridescent colours captured in the plumage

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