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Spent the last two mornings in the great company of Adrian (tomcat) at his local reserve Twywell Hills and Dales. The aim was to find and photograph Green Hairstreaks and Grizzled Skippers, but we couldn't find any. Luckily we took our telephoto lenses and managed to photograph some of the birds instead.

This shot was taken around lunchtime today under pretty harsh lighting, so i'm pretty pleased with how it turned out.

Thanks for looking.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Sigma 500mm f4.5
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:6 May 2013 - 11:59 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Willow Warbler
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:6 May 2013 - 4:12 PM
Tags:Birds, Wildlife / nature, Willow warbler
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senn
senn Plus Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 4:14 PM

immaculate as usual Nigel

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saeidNL
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6 May 2013 - 4:15 PM

Excellent capture,
saeid

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mossy
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6 May 2013 - 4:26 PM

Nice capture Nigel, good composition, detail, and sharpness against an uncluttered background.

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M_squared
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6 May 2013 - 4:37 PM

Great result. Well captured.

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6 May 2013 - 5:11 PM

The best photo I've ever seen of this species!

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boov
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6 May 2013 - 5:19 PM

Brilliant....

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Trev_B
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6 May 2013 - 5:26 PM

Spot on Nigel.

Trev

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6 May 2013 - 6:08 PM

A great captureGrinGrin

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martfaulkner
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6 May 2013 - 6:13 PM

Well done, nice shot. I'm the unlucky beggar that spoke to you today with the broken 500mm sigma lense LOL.

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6 May 2013 - 7:18 PM

An image of the highest quality, pin sharp and perfectly posed. The uncluttered backdrop allowing one to fully admire this beautify bird at his very best Nigel

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6 May 2013 - 7:27 PM

Excellent !
George

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6 May 2013 - 7:43 PM

First class

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6 May 2013 - 7:51 PM

Stunning Nigel.

Jim

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6 May 2013 - 8:59 PM

Love it

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6 May 2013 - 9:39 PM

A cracking shot of this beautiful little bird Nigel, the detail and colours in the plumage have been perfectly recorded and I like the thorny perch. I'm glad you managed to survive the Tomcat experience, I had to put up with him last weekend!Wink The green hairstreaks are on the wing at Prestbury Hill and Rodborough Common now. I photographed some late this afternoon at PH with gary_d, there were also a number of orangetips and brimstones around but no skippers or duke of burgundys yet.

Last Modified By Glostopcat at 6 May 2013 - 9:39 PM

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6 May 2013 - 10:48 PM

We are so fortunate to have such a lovely image to view.
Joan.

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6 May 2013 - 10:58 PM

Beautifully captured with perfect b/g.
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12 May 2013 - 1:14 PM

An Excellent image,Superb detail and pose,Love that catch light in the eye too.

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