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A Weaver Bird at Chester Zoo. Similar to one I posted a few months ago, but this one has the bird with an insect in it's mouth.

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 May 2012 - 2:00 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Weaver Bird
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:10 Nov 2012 - 5:08 PM
Tags:Chester zoo, Pets / captive animals, Weaver bird, Wildlife / nature
Votes:54

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8169 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 5:20 PM

A superb close-up, Alan, wonderful colours in his plumage, and I love the little insect in his beak Smile Carol

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fificat100
10 Nov 2012 - 5:29 PM

A excellent shot of a beautiful little bird. Gorgeous colour and stunning detail.

Lavina

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5146 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 5:38 PM

A beautifully plumaged wee bird, so well captured in fine detail.
Ronnie.

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Misty56
Misty56  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 5:42 PM

Excellent shot, sharp clear, like glass,

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 6:31 PM

you are featured e2 piccy at this moment.
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tezquirk
tezquirk  327 forum posts United Kingdom
10 Nov 2012 - 6:32 PM

Great clear shot , Well captured . Smile

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
10 Nov 2012 - 7:32 PM

Nice one!

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 7:47 PM

Top shot Alan.
Ron

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2012 - 8:17 PM

Beautiful image of a beautiful bird, Alan, and so crisp and sharp.

Ray

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Ruthannette
Ruthannette Plus Member 8Ruthannette vcard England
10 Nov 2012 - 9:36 PM

Well timed Alan, lovely shot of this pretty bird.

Ruth

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
10 Nov 2012 - 11:57 PM

Well captured Alan
Jim

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moiral
moiral Plus Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
11 Nov 2012 - 9:20 AM

Excellent capture Alan. Moira

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 10:04 AM

Superb detail
Carole

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digital_boi
11 Nov 2012 - 10:47 AM

cracker Alan fine work

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
12 Nov 2012 - 1:54 PM

Excellent photo love the colours and detail, very nice shot, insect is seen, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Glostopcat Plus Member 8248 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2012 - 7:00 PM

A real belter Alan, such wonderful pin sharp detail and glorious colours in the plumage

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