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We were fascinated by a pair of these chickens as they ran around near the holiday home in Hinderwell where my brother, partner and friends are staying on holiday this week.

Is the breed a "Silky"? I wish you could see the movements - they were all fast and almost mechanically jerky!

Mike

Edit: I'm assured it's a Polish Chamois Frizzle... Now you knew that didn't you! Thanks Sam.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 650D
Lens:Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5DCMacroAsp.IF HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:18 Sep 2013 - 3:24 PM
Focal Length:70mm
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Unusual chicken!
Username:oldgreyheron oldgreyheron
Uploaded:19 Sep 2013 - 6:35 PM
Tags:Chicken, Hinderwell, Pets / captive animals
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
19 Sep 2013 - 6:39 PM

Unusual is the going word here Smile A great capture !

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 6:40 PM

A very comical looking bantam you've captured here Mike, fantastic feather details and hairstyle!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7137 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 6:45 PM

Isn't it gorgeous, Mike, I want one SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile Carol

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 3253 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 6:54 PM

Gorgeous chicken..I want one or two maybe three..............GrinGrinGrin

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 6:55 PM

What a wonderful looking bird Mike; I have never seen or heard of one.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 7:15 PM

A lovely quirky bird shot!
Ju

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tedtoop
tedtoop e2 Member 3tedtoop vcard United Kingdom
19 Sep 2013 - 7:50 PM

Looks like a "Silky" to me, great shot.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 8:02 PM

he's great -- makes me want to have a chicken-- a chicken muff!

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2013 - 11:23 PM

That is a sight to behold and the name suits well.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 8:31 AM

The name is as fancy and flamboyant as the chicken! My goodness. Very well shot, Mike, and thanks for sharing this fine-feathered fellow with us.

The Liberace of all chickens.

Andrew

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viscostatic
30 Sep 2013 - 10:18 PM

What a beautiful bird. Great image.

Phil.

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