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A water rail I saw from the Willow Hide at Slimbridge on a day out there with epzer gary_d on Easter Bank Holiday Monday. This shy bird was looking for food that had dropped out of the feeders

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 242.8 - 809.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:1 Apr 2013 - 9:42 AM
Focal Length:403mm
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Water Rail
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:15 May 2013 - 12:11 AM
Tags:Glos, Slimbridge, Water rail, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:53

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 12:13 AM

A ground feeder, a great shot of this water rail!

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 12:16 AM

Pretty coloured feathers in this bird. Well captured.......Sandy

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
15 May 2013 - 12:21 AM

Some nice detail in this one Ed,
Fred.

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achieverswales
15 May 2013 - 12:25 AM

Wonderful capture of this shy bird Ed, right place right time.

Regards

Trev.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6520 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 12:36 AM

I remember the day well Ed, this is a good one mate. - gary

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mauriceegan
15 May 2013 - 12:40 AM

Great image, excellent detail
Maurice

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tonyguitar
15 May 2013 - 12:45 AM

Never laid eyes on this in real life. Impressive design and interesting top of the head. Well presented. TG

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 2:59 AM

This is a bird I have heard of but don't recall having ever seen, Ed: so Slimbridge and you are delivering the goods for me.
Very interesting plumage colours and with subject posing to perfection.
Ronnie.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 5:59 AM

I've never seen this one before either. Well done for capturing such a shy guy.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41034 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 7:36 AM

Lovely plumage detail, like the eye contact, Ed.

Dave

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
15 May 2013 - 7:39 AM

Great capture. Lovely PoV.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 9:20 AM

Very fine shot of the Rail Ed. Lovely detail.Grin
Ron

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 9:26 AM

An excellent shot, Ed!

Richard

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 9:27 AM

A very nice capture Ed

Brian.................

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 10:43 AM

A very fruitful day at Slimbridge with yet another great bird image.
He looks as if he's got two different coats on with all those colours.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 3:29 PM

Excellent and fantastic capture,ED,love it,
saeid

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A Booth
A Booth e2 Member 12A Booth vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 4:17 PM

well recorded frontal pose, excellent plumage detail and colours.

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 6:40 PM

Great shot, Ed.

Ray

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 6:50 PM

No, don't know this one Ed', very nice image.

John Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 8:53 PM

very shy birds you did well to nail him

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42310 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
15 May 2013 - 8:59 PM

They are lovely birds - when they appear!! Well caught Ed - soon be some butterflies around I hope! Lou

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
15 May 2013 - 9:04 PM

Great photo

Last Modified By Holmewood at 15 May 2013 - 9:04 PM

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2013 - 10:05 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2013 - 6:51 PM

Great shot Ed,never seen one..Lin

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2013 - 8:53 PM

Looks like its been well into the food Ed. Plumptious.Wink
Brian.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2013 - 6:53 PM

excellent capture, I like that beak

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