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African Black Headed Weaver birds part 2

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Part 2 of my Weaver Bird collection continued from my last upload
V1 Weaver Bird busy constructing their elaborate woven nest while its mate is inside. Nest entrance is always on the bottom
V2 & 3 Weaver Bird is looking for more nest material

Many thanks for C & Cs on Part 1

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:18 Jul 2013 - 12:10 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320, 320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:African Black Headed Weaver birds part 2
Username:brian17302 brian17302
Uploaded:21 Aug 2013 - 10:54 AM
Tags:Birds, General, Photo journalism, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
21 Aug 2013 - 10:57 AM

We have a few visiting here as well in summer Smile Noisy little fighters they are ! A really excellent capture this Brian !

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 11:05 AM

Three superb images, Brian.
All very different apart from the rather 'irritated and surprised looking' facial expressions!!!SmileSmileSmile
Excellent photography!!

Richard

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21 Aug 2013 - 11:18 AM

All three excellent detailed captures.

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Jeddahknight111
Jeddahknight111 e2 Member 2Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 11:29 AM

Super capture I really like this one. well doneSmile

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 11:54 AM

wonderful work

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
21 Aug 2013 - 12:28 PM

All 3 versions are great.
JNC

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
21 Aug 2013 - 12:35 PM

Wonderful set of images , Brian - like them all ......GrinGrinGrin

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senn
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21 Aug 2013 - 12:36 PM

V2 a cracker Brian

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
21 Aug 2013 - 12:59 PM

In the first version this bird looks as if she asks for helpWink
A very good set again, BrianSmile
Regards Valery

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 1:39 PM

Truly superb set, excellently captured.

Lavina

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 3:08 PM

A fine set but they don't look too pleased to see you!
Ju

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 3:50 PM


Quote: Truly superb set, excellently captured.

Lavina

Great photography

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Growmore
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21 Aug 2013 - 3:53 PM

Fantastic shots Brian so colourful and well detailed, this is a beautiful looking bird.
Gary

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Mike_Smith
21 Aug 2013 - 5:39 PM

Three superb shots Brian, they are a very colourful bird

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43436 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 6:28 PM

Three quite incredibly beautiful images, each packed with superb colour and pin sharp detail Brian

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 7:07 PM

Well captured Brian, just like the first set.

Ray

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footloose
footloose  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 8:12 PM

V2 is excellent,a fine set,well done.
DennisWinkWink

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johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 9:56 PM

Three super shots so sharp and colourful great captures.
Regards John.

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
21 Aug 2013 - 10:23 PM

Fantastic set. Cathy

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Aug 2013 - 10:50 PM

Three excellent Images Brian, V2 is outstanding!!

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 7:58 AM

Another wonderful set - v3 is my favourite but v1 is wonderful

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morpheus1955
22 Aug 2013 - 4:14 PM

Excellent series of images, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
22 Aug 2013 - 5:42 PM

Three first class images of this beauty Brian

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 9:28 PM

Three terrific shots of which v2 is the best. I love the startled expression in v1

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tocketts
tocketts  3 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2013 - 7:51 AM

Never seen this bird before. Lovely 3images. No3is so comical looking expression. No 1 Is my fave though.
Nice to see different species.
Rick .

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Tom-Melton
23 Aug 2013 - 8:28 PM

stunning capture brian

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ChristineD
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24 Aug 2013 - 3:57 PM

Three superb images

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pamelajean
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24 Aug 2013 - 5:49 PM

Although V1 is a fine record of the nest-building, and also quite comical, my favourite is V2 because the detail is better, particularly on the eye and beak, which is where it should be, and I also like the angle from which you took this shot.

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leontari
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25 Aug 2013 - 10:09 AM

Three excellent captures but V2 is really outstanding.
Effrossini

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2013 - 6:22 PM

Three brilliant captures Brian..Lin

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rariyanto99
29 Aug 2013 - 4:26 AM

wonderful macro shot, very sharp and detail..Roy

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29 Aug 2013 - 7:58 PM

Another super set of images BrianSmile
Don

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johncob
johncob  4 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2013 - 5:08 PM

Brian A great set of images -- especially V2. Regards John

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