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Hi all, the waxwings have hit town......Taken on Saturday morning not far from where I live.
Cheers for your C/Cs on my last upload.

Keith

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:500.0 mm f/4.5
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Nov 2011 - 1:14 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Waxwing with Rowan Berry
Username:KBan KBan
Uploaded:12 Nov 2012 - 7:20 PM
Tags:Birds, Wildlife / nature
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Chrisjaz
Chrisjaz  3 France
12 Nov 2012 - 7:21 PM

How amazing you managed to get the shot with the bird just getting ready to eat the berry !!!!

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 7:22 PM

fantastic timing keith brilliant detail and colour a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3276 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 7:24 PM

Well caught........GrinGrinGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 7:26 PM

Well caught indeed. That is what I call perfect timing ...and perfect contrast Smile

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
12 Nov 2012 - 7:26 PM

Incredible

Peter

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Briwooly
Briwooly  9452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 7:27 PM

Very nice work with this one Smile

Brian...............

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Andrea16
Andrea16  2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 - 7:30 PM

Great timingSmileSmileSmile

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91970 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 7:57 PM

Superb capture Keith - great juggling act - looks good amongst the berries.
Brian.

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
12 Nov 2012 - 7:59 PM

Just perfection. Excellent timing! Ann.

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fatfranksfolley

Superb shot.In all respects

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fatfranksfolley

A little Photoshop involved i think?

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KBan
KBan  10469 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 8:09 PM

AS SHOT !!!!!!!!!

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Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 - 8:09 PM

Fantastic image Keith, spot on.
Brian

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footloose
footloose  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 8:15 PM

Brilliant image.
Dennis

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 8:19 PM

Superb capture Keith, great timing WinkWink

Glyn

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ValSaxby Plus Member 9140 forum postsValSaxby vcard United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 - 8:23 PM

Beautiful image Keith, not seen any of these guys round here

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thedon1941
12 Nov 2012 - 8:48 PM

Great clear image. Beautiful timing, colour and detail. Don.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9883 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1691 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 8:55 PM

Simply stunning, great timing, beautiful red berries and a juggling waxwing.

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Norfolkboy
12 Nov 2012 - 9:22 PM

Superb capture, Keith.
Colin

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phonocar  2 Germany
12 Nov 2012 - 9:27 PM

Great Picture, how long did you have to wait to take this Picture?

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KBan
KBan  10469 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 9:32 PM

Stood for 3 and a half hours

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stu8fish
stu8fish  2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 - 9:34 PM

Oooh Does this mean another Waxwing year like 2010.... I do hope so.
Neat shot of a fab subject.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 9:41 PM

Superb Keith, hope they get down here,
David

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Misty56
Misty56  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 9:43 PM

Excellent shot

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stu8fish
stu8fish  2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2012 - 9:47 PM

Where was this shot?

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KBan
KBan  10469 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 9:50 PM

Clitheroe near Burnley Lancs

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 9:57 PM

Oh, my! What a stunner and sadly i have no UA left to give!

Ann

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 10:18 PM

Well Keith, you certainly have top marks for this beauty!!
brilliant timing too..and I still had my UA..Grin
Lillian

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pluckyfilly Plus Member 8336 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 10:25 PM

I am getting ever so slightly envious of these wax wing shotsWink beautiful

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12 Nov 2012 - 11:07 PM

Beuatiful timing, gorgeous shot.
Elena

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taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2012 - 11:56 PM

A splendid capture!

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CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 6:57 AM

Fantastic timing, Keith, a winner for sure Smile Carol

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maggie9  645 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 7:18 AM

im so chuffed for you!
they arrived aberdeenshire late october and have been spreading daily
we've had some sizeable flocks north
always a joy to see

maggie

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M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 - 8:47 AM

Well timed.

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fificat100
13 Nov 2012 - 8:57 AM

EXCELLENT SmileSmile

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cheesey  8 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 - 11:03 AM

Great shot mate, tlmed to perfection.
Cheesey.

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13 Nov 2012 - 2:22 PM

Brilliant!

Sue Smile

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Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 3:12 PM

Wonderful birds Keith and you have timed this to perfection.
Ron

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Niknut Plus Member 5927 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 5:38 PM

Terrific shot !!!....cracking timing to catch that berry in mid flight !!!!

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WindowonWildlife Plus Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2012 - 6:00 PM

Timed to " Absolute Perfection " Keith Tongue Superb mate

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13 Nov 2012 - 11:08 PM

A brilliant beautiful image Keith.
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Mike_Smith Plus Member 7222 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 6:10 PM

We have some in our area but i havent had chance to track them down yet. But this is a cracking shot

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2012 - 6:27 PM

A fabulous image of this beautiful winter visitor, such wonderful detail, colours and clarity. You've timed this one to perfection to catch him downing the berry and the clear blue sky makes the perfect background

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bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2012 - 11:04 PM

superb, I`ve never seen oneof those
bunSmile

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phil99 Plus Member 845 forum postsphil99 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 8:35 PM

Superb . On my list of birds to see. ....Phil

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DerekL Plus Member 10124 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2012 - 4:38 PM

Great timing.
Like the blue sky background which sets of the bird and the red berries well.

Derek

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FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2012 - 3:18 PM

Catching up at the moment Keith and so sorry I missed this perfect shot, very surprised it didn't make at least an HC,
Geoff.

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