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Great Spotted Woodpecker (dendrocopos major)
A lovely bird who has been giving me a bit of fun just recently with appearances ot the local hide. In common with so many people have found birds a bit sparse this year so this one has been a very welcome visitor. Dont want to wish the year away but it will be quite nice next spring to hear one hammering away in the woods.
Hope you like him.
Thanks all for the very generous response to the Reed Warbler.
Ron

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D4 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:300.0 mm f/2.8 + 1.4 TC
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Jun 2014 - 2:53 PM
Focal Length:420mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Woodland Drummer
Username:Maiwand Maiwand
Uploaded:14 Jul 2014 - 8:18 PM
Tags:Birds, Maiwand., Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:70
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2014 - 8:25 PM

brilliant comp and detail ron a stunner Wink
andy

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johnjo58
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14 Jul 2014 - 8:25 PM

He looks well fed Ron, nice work mate

David

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2014 - 8:25 PM

A top class image, Ron. Carol

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JuBarney
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14 Jul 2014 - 8:26 PM

What a handsome chap and capture.
(The magpies have frightened off all our WPs)
Ju

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14 Jul 2014 - 8:29 PM

Excellent Ron, great detail,
Fred.

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ade123
ade123 Plus Member 2226 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2014 - 8:33 PM

An Excellent image Ron Beautiful composition

Ade

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14 Jul 2014 - 8:37 PM

A top shot with great detail
Phil

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morpheus1955
14 Jul 2014 - 8:39 PM

First class shot, excellent detail and colours

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91970 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2014 - 8:56 PM

Super shot Ron - that's a plump pecker.Smile
Brian.

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96321 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2014 - 9:01 PM

What a real good one Ron

He puffed his breast out for you

Always a pleasure to view your images

Adrian

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14 Jul 2014 - 9:16 PM

Lovely shot Ron. Cathy

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2014 - 9:39 PM

A great capture SmileSmile
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DerekL
DerekL Plus Member 10124 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2014 - 9:53 PM

Great image Ron.
Looks like it's been eating all the pies - lol! WinkWinkWink


Derek

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RonnieAG
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14 Jul 2014 - 10:00 PM

Very nicely captured image, Ron.
R.

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2014 - 10:02 PM

must be all the birds came to us-- we are inundated--- even with out cat patrolling-- I love the woodpeckers-- Yours is a fat one!(You feed them well me thinks)

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14 Jul 2014 - 10:58 PM

A superbly captured image, Ron.

Ken

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Daisymaye
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15 Jul 2014 - 5:22 AM

This one is a beauty and so well captured.

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2014 - 6:13 AM

Great shot Ron - glad to see you are still knocking them out in top quality

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15 Jul 2014 - 7:26 AM

Helooks so stern

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15 Jul 2014 - 7:40 AM

brilliant shot ..

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15 Jul 2014 - 8:22 AM

beautiful

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15 Jul 2014 - 8:47 AM

An excellent shot Ron, gorgeous natural colour with great detail. Love it.

Ray

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jaktis
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15 Jul 2014 - 9:03 AM

Well captured

Peter

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Joline
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15 Jul 2014 - 12:37 PM

They are such saucy little chaps. I love to hear them tapping away.

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15 Jul 2014 - 12:58 PM

Good shot, they do so fascinate meSmile

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15 Jul 2014 - 2:06 PM

Lovely Ron, you are lucky to be able to get this close,
Geoff.

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15 Jul 2014 - 8:13 PM

Just had our first Woody in the garden today, first we have seen for over 2 years, I think it was a juvenile, I got a quick shot and it was gone, it came back and I missed the shot (to slow to re-act)............but a joy to see one............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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15 Jul 2014 - 9:48 PM

Excellent shot and presentation Ron..Lin

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tonyng
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15 Jul 2014 - 10:18 PM

Lovely shot Ron. Like him I need to lose a bit of weight Grin.

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16 Jul 2014 - 5:30 PM

Excellent composition and pose, Ron. Superb capture.
Effrossini

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16 Jul 2014 - 9:00 PM

a fine shot Ron

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17 Jul 2014 - 7:16 PM

colourful character well captured. excellent work.

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18 Jul 2014 - 4:13 AM

Great shot Ron
I just met three of his cousins today....
Lillian

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19 Jul 2014 - 1:45 PM

Cracking Woody shot Ron, a bird i always like to capture

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19 Jul 2014 - 8:05 PM

Top shot Ron great colours
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20 Jul 2014 - 6:46 PM

A cracking shot of this handsome bird Ron, not surprised this one has drummed up so much support from the epzers'

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