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Evening all. This juvenile starling with some of his adult plumage coming through. Cropped and sharpened otherwise as taken. Never noticed that bit of grass in the top corner when cropping - sorry Grin. Thanks for C&Cs on yesterday's upload.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:150-500mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Aug 2012 - 2:01 PM
Focal Length:289mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.9
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:They grow up so fast
Username:moiral moiral
Uploaded:28 Aug 2012 - 5:35 PM
Tags:Starling, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 5:52 PM

A first class capture, Moira, excellent detail in the plumage. Carol

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 5:55 PM

Not bothered about that grass blade Moira when the image is as good as this
good capture
Lillian

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Aug 2012 - 6:11 PM

Excellent detail in this lovely capture Moira,
Fred.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:27 PM

A really first class capture Moira, just that hint of colour coming on his breast.
Carole

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 6:29 PM

he is going to be a true beauty..great capture....
make aV2 without that bit of grass ..... he deserves it Smile

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
28 Aug 2012 - 6:32 PM

Wouldn't have noticed the grass in the corner Moira. This is a stunning capture.

John

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 282 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 7:17 PM

Wonderful image Moira, one of your best i think, superb composition.
Well done. (cannot be bettered)
Darryl.xSmileSmile

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
28 Aug 2012 - 7:52 PM

Great lighting. Lovely PoV. Well captured.

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2012 - 8:27 PM

Great shot Moira, lovely detail and pose, Peter..

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13321 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 8:31 PM

Well captured Moira,
Alan

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 9:21 PM

Lovely shot of it peeping out from behind the grasses.
Ronnie.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 10:23 PM

Will forgive you the corner grass MoiraWinkWinkWink'cos the image is a beauty.
Joan.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 10:41 PM

All of the above and then some!

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
28 Aug 2012 - 10:44 PM

Agree with Carol's comment ! Just superb .Liked your comment on the meringuesWinkWink ! My computer still acting strangely! Sad

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2012 - 11:34 PM

beautiful capture.
ant.

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MisterGrimshaw
29 Aug 2012 - 1:20 AM

oh hye mrs that is awesome ,....crisp and delightful ..well done you xx

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 8:21 AM

Ah now this is the view through a big lens, I wish I had had it when one of these landed nearby the other day.
Tremendous Moira.

Dougie

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 1:36 PM

Who's looking at the bit of grass when there's a beautifully captured subject like this Moira! A lovely quality image, with excellent detail Smile
Trev Smile

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1881
1881  2 India
29 Aug 2012 - 4:28 PM

GREAT work.


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bluetitblue
29 Aug 2012 - 6:29 PM

Great capture here Moiral well done.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2012 - 6:48 PM

A lovely shot Moira..Lin

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
30 Aug 2012 - 5:56 PM

Excellent shot.
jj

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