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The Stonechat (saxicola torquata)

Looks like this one has secured a meal to last a few hours.!!
Hope you will enjoy looking.

Most grateful and many many thanks to all members who found time for c/c's on the Dunnock.
regards to all

Ron

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:500.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 May 2010 - 8:48 AM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Stone chat
Username:Maiwand Maiwand
Uploaded:2 Jul 2013 - 3:02 PM
Tags:Birds, Food, Maiwand.nature, Wildlife /
Votes:65

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franken
franken e2 Member 123136 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 3:07 PM

Brilliant wildlife capture Ron.

Ken

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 3:15 PM

What a great image-- Big Mouthful!

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johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 3:17 PM

That's one lovely well presented image.
Regards John.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2194 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 3:29 PM

A great image, love his lunch in his beak, a well timed capture

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 3:32 PM

Well composed

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 3:33 PM

beautiful

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
2 Jul 2013 - 3:49 PM

Excellent Ron, like the composition and detail,
Fred.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2013 - 3:55 PM

Beautiful capture Smile

Eileen

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
2 Jul 2013 - 3:55 PM

lovely capture well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 4:06 PM

My, he's been busy, Ron Smile A super capture and presentation. Carol

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 4:07 PM

looks like a nice big fresh dinner!
great to see the gorse to accompany the lovely bird.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
2 Jul 2013 - 4:18 PM

This one has a great appetite for sure Smile Excellent capture Ron !!

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 4:34 PM

greedy tyke!!!
great capture

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 4:44 PM

Thanks everyone.
Ron

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 4:46 PM

That's a pretty big worm and you've captured both bird and it very well Ron......Sandy

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 5:14 PM

Beautiful image !

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 5:33 PM

A fine capture, with his meal.
Ju

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 6:25 PM

Brilliant image,,
Ali

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7124 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 6:34 PM

Nice image Ron, i have been wanting a shot of one for a few year but no luck yet. Whenever i see one on here they are nearly always on Gorse, ill try looking there more

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senn
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2 Jul 2013 - 6:34 PM

excellent capture Ron ..

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
2 Jul 2013 - 6:41 PM

Wonderful image Ron, great comp and detail.
Brian

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dave1967
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2 Jul 2013 - 7:22 PM

Great shot
Dave

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 7:51 PM

Well nailed Ron

That is some mouthful indeed


Adrian

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 8:28 PM

Looks like its got itself a small Lizard Ron. Well caught.
Brian.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 9:26 PM

Gosh Ron that will last for ages!
what a shot, perfectly timed
worthy of my UA
Lillian

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2013 - 11:33 PM

superb capture.. love it
bun Smile

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PattiW
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2 Jul 2013 - 11:45 PM

Absolutely amazing capture! Love this! PattiSmileSmileSmile

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 7:29 AM

Well observed and beautifully captured.

Albert

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 8:30 AM

Wow complete with newt!

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2013 - 1:41 PM

A real little beauty, Ron - lovely colours and composition and what a brilliant catch for supper. That must have been quite a struggle for such a tiny bird.
Sylvia

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Glostopcat
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3 Jul 2013 - 5:32 PM

A fine shot of this beautiful little bird proudly showing off her catch

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maratsuikka
4 Jul 2013 - 6:46 AM

Excellent Sir

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FeatherFriend e2 Member 626 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 11:07 AM


Quote: Well nailed Ron

That is some mouthful indeed


Adrian

Couldn't have put it better Ron,
Geoff.

Last Modified By FeatherFriend at 4 Jul 2013 - 11:07 AM

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 5:46 PM

Nicely timed and a great bonus with the lizard Ron. Just a tad on the soft side but all the same a great record
Richard

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accipiter
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6 Jul 2013 - 8:04 AM

What a greedy little devil! I have yet to see a lizard in the UK. A

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 6:52 AM

A fine shot- worm and all. paul

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LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 6:30 PM

'Superb & Beautiful color Image Rendering' ~ Peter Smile

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Chinga
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25 Jul 2013 - 12:47 AM

That lizard is history! Great take away lunch... Grin
Very well caught! IB

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