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... for lunch to fly in!
A Kiskadee (pitangus sulphuratus) sits in a Syzygium malaccense tree to wait for food.
He was chirping happily.
Taken by the roadside on the way to Nicaragua Smile

1000 thanks to Cathy for the UA, most unexpected Smile

and for all your funny comments on the bull!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:200.0-400.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Mar 2014 - 12:54 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Waiting with my open beak...
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:11 Mar 2014 - 12:36 PM
Tags:Alajuela, Costa rica, Great kiskadee, Kiskadee, Pitangus sulphuratus, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 12:40 PM

What a lovely image, Annette, sitting amongst those beautiful flowers. Carol

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
11 Mar 2014 - 12:44 PM

Beautiful!

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digital_boi
11 Mar 2014 - 12:53 PM

love it

Graham

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 1:04 PM

What a colourful capture of this beautiful bird SmileSmile
Helen

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 1:18 PM

Lazy sod Annette.
He should go hunting for lunch like the rest of them !!
A well coloured shot.
Mick.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43897 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 1:36 PM

An image crammed with loads of beautiful colour in which to sit back and admire Annette.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 1:49 PM

Beautiful colours in this, and a happy chappy as well. Lovely picture Annette.
Peter.

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
11 Mar 2014 - 2:48 PM

Extremely beautiful. Love the composition

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 4:15 PM

The bird is wonderful Annette but the flowers on that perch really do steal the show. They are gorgeous.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 5:17 PM

You are an adventurer-- This is a beautiful image all around! colors and focus--- perfect!

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christinecilia
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11 Mar 2014 - 5:59 PM

stunning capture. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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11 Mar 2014 - 6:22 PM

Colourful....lovely shot!
Diane

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11 Mar 2014 - 6:55 PM

Wonderful picture!

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 7:25 PM

"Taken by the roadside on the way to Nicaragua ."

Ooooooh, get you! Seriously a lovely bird adjacent to a lovely flower, exotic and exciting.

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WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2014 - 9:29 PM


Quote: "Taken by the roadside on the way to Nicaragua ."

Ooooooh, get you! Seriously a lovely bird adjacent to a lovely flower, exotic and exciting.

Precisely my thoughts!....

Dave

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Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2014 - 12:02 PM

A most enchanting sight.

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debu  5 India
14 Mar 2014 - 2:42 PM

Great shot, very nicely captured.
debu

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14 Mar 2014 - 7:46 PM

Cracking images lots of detail
mike

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2014 - 9:58 PM

Glad to see someone else is keeping the Simon Fletcher "Lunch" series going in his absence. I like the colours in this one

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Chinga
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18 Mar 2014 - 6:50 AM

The colours are amazing.... Super shot! Grin
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prabhusinha
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25 Mar 2014 - 5:38 AM

Singing in full throttle.

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evelen
evelen  10 England
26 Mar 2014 - 6:21 PM

beautiful image.
eve.

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