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A handsome **** chaffinch posing on a dead branch outside the Willow Hide at Slimbridge, the colourful background is provided by a willow tree. This is the same chubby chap I uploaded a couple of weeks ago, but this time in a different pose.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 235.9 - 786.4 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Mar 2014 - 11:34 AM
Focal Length:370mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Willow Hide Cock Chaffinch II
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:27 Mar 2014 - 8:59 AM
Tags:Chaffinch male, Glos, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:69

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CarolG
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27 Mar 2014 - 9:03 AM

One of your very best, Ed SmileSmileSmile Carol

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Trev_B
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27 Mar 2014 - 9:11 AM

I really like this one Ed… nice light….

Trev

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WhiteRose1
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27 Mar 2014 - 9:16 AM

A healthy looking chubby chappy as well, Ed. Bright and sharp.

Dave

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ali63
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27 Mar 2014 - 9:33 AM

Excellent plumage detail Ed,

Ali GrinGrin

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sparrowhawk
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27 Mar 2014 - 10:04 AM

beautiful Chaffy shot

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Caziwinkles
27 Mar 2014 - 10:12 AM

Gorgeous - love the lighting - shows so much detail. Smile

Carol

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gary_d
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27 Mar 2014 - 10:30 AM

That camera/lens combination has taken your photography to a whole new level Ed, sorry I have not been in touch, we will have to arrange something during the Easter break.

Regards. - Gary

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Maiwand
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27 Mar 2014 - 10:32 AM

This is a great shot Ed. Excellent **** Chaffinch.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Mollycat
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27 Mar 2014 - 10:42 AM

One of your very best. Great picture Ed.
Peter.

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Irishkate
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27 Mar 2014 - 10:59 AM

Gorgeous and I love the toning background.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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27 Mar 2014 - 11:34 AM

Great shot, Ed.
Tony

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Nigeve1
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27 Mar 2014 - 11:38 AM

Lovely detailed image with nice light.
Nigel

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DerekL
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27 Mar 2014 - 12:55 PM

Nice shot Ed.

Derek

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Daisymaye
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27 Mar 2014 - 12:55 PM

He's lovely but maybe just a tad over exposed.

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mikbee
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27 Mar 2014 - 4:28 PM

Lovely rusty colours here Ed !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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NDODS
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27 Mar 2014 - 5:09 PM

A little belter captured in what looks like quite tricky lighting conditions Ed.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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LynneJoyce
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27 Mar 2014 - 5:40 PM

Perfect focus just where you need it, a lovely avian portrait.

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lifesnapper
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27 Mar 2014 - 6:23 PM

This is a very Eye catching set Ed', excellent Work.

John Smile

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Nikonuser1
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27 Mar 2014 - 6:29 PM

Excellent capture EdSmile

Cliff

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livinglevels
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27 Mar 2014 - 7:46 PM

Great shot Ed

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JohnoP
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27 Mar 2014 - 7:49 PM

Such lovely light Ed...Smile John

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Glostopcat
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27 Mar 2014 - 8:12 PM

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

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bricurtis
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27 Mar 2014 - 8:33 PM

Another super Chaffinch image Ed.

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JuBarney
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27 Mar 2014 - 8:42 PM

A splendid shot
Ju

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DicksPics
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27 Mar 2014 - 10:13 PM

An excellent image of this chubby little chap, Ed!

Richard

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Holmewood
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27 Mar 2014 - 10:21 PM

What a lovely shot Ed. Cathy

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M_squared
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27 Mar 2014 - 11:42 PM

Great image. Fascinating bokeh.

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SimonFletch
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28 Mar 2014 - 3:40 AM

Top Drawer stuff here, Ed.
At 11.30am, I am amazed at the light you got, it looks like Golden Hour photography.
The background is most unusual, very refreshing indeed, to see some bokehed patterns.
Great detail, too. A winner, in all respects...!!

Simon

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sweetpea62
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30 Mar 2014 - 9:00 PM

Superb details Ed..Lin

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ChristineD
30 Mar 2014 - 11:43 PM

We'll captured, a wonderful pose

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BURNBLUE
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6 Apr 2014 - 10:33 AM

Delightful image Ed.

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