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Taken in June this year - just as a Sparrowhawk was harrassing a feeding station!! Couldn't resist putting this unusual shot up!!

Thanks for your votes on the Ringed Plover much appreciate as always!!

Have a great day!!

Bill

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0-500.0 mm f/4.0-6.3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 Jun 2013 - 11:13 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:That Damn Sparrowhawk again!
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:20 Aug 2013 - 12:21 AM
Tags:Bird, Bullfinch, Finch, Passerine, Pyrrhula pyrrhula, Tree, Wildlife / nature
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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 12:32 AM

An excellent shot, Bill!

Richard

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7109 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 12:39 AM

A super inquisitive pose Bill... Like it.

Trev

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 12:51 AM

Great pose Bill brilliant detailed capture.
Gary

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
20 Aug 2013 - 3:59 AM

You have captured the moment perfectly Bill !! Excellent image Smile

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 4:10 AM

Great capture, Bill, and good use of dog.

Peter

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 5:56 AM

A superb pose and capture, Bill Smile Carol

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 6:45 AM

Excellent shot Bill, super pose.

Andy

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Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
20 Aug 2013 - 6:46 AM

He certainly looks like his feathers are ruffled Bill....wonderful image GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

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anglingandyq
20 Aug 2013 - 7:06 AM

Great pose Bill well captured

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2167 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 7:13 AM

A great shot of a lovely little poserSmile
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Mike_Reid
Mike_Reid  645 forum posts Scotland
20 Aug 2013 - 7:29 AM

HaHa, He does look nervous Bill
MikeSmile

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104009 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 7:31 AM

perfect catch Grin

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
20 Aug 2013 - 7:34 AM

Brilliant capture.

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 7:37 AM

Lovely image very well captured.

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 8:03 AM

In a defensive pose this Bullfinch BillSmile Very good image of this beautiful bird.
Ron.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 8:22 AM

Love the title so fitting. Joking apart- they have taken bullfinches off the feeding station at our local RSPB reserve! Great shot. paul

Last Modified By PaulLiley at 20 Aug 2013 - 8:22 AM

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
20 Aug 2013 - 8:48 AM

Excellent Bill, nice colour and detail,
Fred.

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digital_boi
20 Aug 2013 - 9:06 AM

very much an under starters orders pose Bill good one

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 10:08 AM

Keeping an eye out for that sparrowhawk!!! Super capture BillSmile


Cliff

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 10:42 AM

Good feather detail

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33063 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 11:50 AM

An extremely well observed, composed, exposed, captured, processed and presented image of this darling Bully Bill.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 6:16 PM

Great pose & excellent capture Bill
Regards Brian

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 6:22 PM

It certainly doesn't look relaxed, but then who can blame him with a Sparrowhawk near by,

Ali

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85907 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 6:42 PM

Love the pose Bill

Hoping to finally nail one at the woods this Autumn

Adrian

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 7:03 PM

Fantastic capture Bill love the expression you have caught there great detailSmileSmile

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 7:06 PM

Wonderful capture - great pose !
George

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 432 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 7:12 PM

What a great pose Bill - and one of my favourite birds
Jason

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 7:41 PM

Tremendous Bill. You can see the look of fear.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2013 - 8:02 PM

Beautiful capture Smile

Eileen

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 8:05 PM

Cracking Bullfinch shot Bill, the trouble is with the resident Sparrowhawk he never stops on his way through so we can get a shot of him lol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2013 - 9:14 PM

Looks like it just ducked in time and you also pressed the shutter at precisely the right moment: excellent shot, Bill, the 'pose' just making it that bit different.
Ronnie.

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
20 Aug 2013 - 11:00 PM

Great shot. Cathy

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
21 Aug 2013 - 9:26 AM

These birds come to us only in winter...
Good portrait, BillSmile
Regards Valery

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