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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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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 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 e2 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 e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 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 e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 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 e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
14 May 2014 - 9:05 AM

Stunning image. 'Clean' and great detail.

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PhilT2
PhilT2 e2 Member 496 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 9:18 AM

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

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
14 May 2014 - 9:45 AM

Very vivid. Brilliant shot

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 10:17 AM

a beauty

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
14 May 2014 - 10:30 AM

Excellent Birding Ali !SmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 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
bobpaige1 e2 Member bobpaige1 vcard
14 May 2014 - 3:01 PM

Nice shot Ali,great colours.

Bob.

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 3:34 PM

Excellent shot
mike

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 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
ade123 e2 Member 1163 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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capto
capto e2 Member 21049 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 6:05 PM

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

ivor

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1680 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom75 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 e2 Member 9100 forum postsDerekL vcard England23 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 e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 7:48 PM

Superb portrait of this wonderful bird, Ali!
George

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
14 May 2014 - 8:01 PM

Superb shot Ali. Everything perfect. Cathy

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Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 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 e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
15 May 2014 - 6:15 AM

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

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch 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 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 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 e2 Member 5241 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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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
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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