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A male reed bunting I saw from the Willow Hide at Slimbridge on a visit there last March when the weather was unseasonably cold and windy. Many thanks to Kathryn "Kathrynlouise" for the user award on the "Female Reed Bunting" which I uploaded yesterday.

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:28 Mar 2013 - 11:09 AM
Focal Length:403mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Windswept Reed Bunting
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:18 Mar 2014 - 8:01 AM
Tags:Glos, Reed Bunting male, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:58

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2014 - 8:07 AM

Woooo
This is fantastic ,ED,very well done,
Saeid

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accipiter
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18 Mar 2014 - 8:15 AM

another lovely capture Ed. Well done - it is so nice to see them 'involved ' in a real life way than just a perfect record shot. A

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CarolG
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18 Mar 2014 - 8:20 AM

Another super reed bunting capture, Ed. Carol

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AnneB50
AnneB50  2117 forum posts Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2014 - 8:38 AM

Aw he's lovely

Anne

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8690 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1197 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2014 - 8:38 AM

Yes, my hair looks like that in the wind too!
Moira

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EMJAYCEE
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18 Mar 2014 - 8:42 AM

Windy or not he looks perfectly happy on his chosen branch. Great nature shot.
Joan.

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Nikonuser1
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18 Mar 2014 - 8:44 AM

Excellent capture EdSmile

Cliff

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M_squared
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18 Mar 2014 - 8:52 AM

Well captured.

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stuartbailey1963

great shot

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CaroleS
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18 Mar 2014 - 10:25 AM

Ruffled and fluffed up against the weather - super shot!

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Irishkate
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18 Mar 2014 - 10:29 AM

Amazing these light little birds can withstand the wind.
A little beauty.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Mollycat
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18 Mar 2014 - 10:37 AM

Strong little guy hanging on against that wind. Excellent capture Ed.
Peter.

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ali63
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18 Mar 2014 - 10:39 AM

Wonderful shot Ed,

Ali Grin

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DerekL
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18 Mar 2014 - 12:03 PM

Lovely shot Ed.

Derek

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Daisymaye
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18 Mar 2014 - 12:43 PM

A good capture of him Ed.

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richmowil
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18 Mar 2014 - 2:10 PM

Great focus on this wind swept Reed Bunting!! Nice Image Ed!! I like it a lot!!

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mikbee
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18 Mar 2014 - 3:30 PM

Must have a good grip with these claws for the wind Ed !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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ade123
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18 Mar 2014 - 3:30 PM

Great shot
Ade

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ColleenA
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18 Mar 2014 - 4:09 PM

Poor little guy is having a bad hair day....a charming capture Ed

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18 Mar 2014 - 4:18 PM

A delightful capture, perfectly posed with wonderful ruffled detail and colour Ed.

Regards Nathan Grin

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18 Mar 2014 - 6:05 PM

Super capture, I love the windswept lookWinkGrin
Ryan

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18 Mar 2014 - 7:19 PM

Well done Ed very nice.

Trev

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18 Mar 2014 - 7:24 PM

Excellent shot of this lovely bird on a bad hair day!

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18 Mar 2014 - 7:33 PM

Well spotted Ed. A lovely capture.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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AlexAppleby
18 Mar 2014 - 7:59 PM

Excellent shot. Saw a couple in Sussex the other weekend, but didn't get any really good shots of them! Well done!

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18 Mar 2014 - 8:15 PM

Great ruffled portrait of a very handsome bird.
Paul

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18 Mar 2014 - 8:21 PM

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

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18 Mar 2014 - 9:11 PM

Lovely shot Ed. Cathy

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18 Mar 2014 - 11:09 PM

Great capture in breezy conditions Ed

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18 Mar 2014 - 11:48 PM

Wind, indeed!

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19 Mar 2014 - 5:17 AM

Can't believe you are resorting to images taken a year ago (windswept ones at that...!!!), with your hard drive stuffed full of recent meanderings into Slimbridge, Ed Wink
How about more up-to-date 'high quality' ones, like yesterdays, now youv'e had all that time to practice? Wink Smile Grin

Simon

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