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A first for us yesterday (11th Dec), the first Waxwing we have had to drop into Natures Haven, I couldn't believe my eyes..........I had to get the binoculars out to confirm the identity, then I got the camera out, she returned on and off all day to eat the apples still hanging from the apple trees.........GrinGrinGrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Waxy Apple For A Waxy Bird.....
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:12 Dec 2012 - 6:20 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Female Waxwing, Natures Haven, Waxwing, Wildlife / nature
Votes:90

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senn
senn e2 Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 6:27 PM

that's a marvel

Klaw604
Klaw604 e2 Member 2Klaw604 vcard United Kingdom
12 Dec 2012 - 6:28 PM

Really well captured.

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96187 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 6:30 PM

Well done you Julia
Well chuffed, I betWink

Adrian

Paintman
Paintman e2 Member 8903 forum postsPaintman vcard United Kingdom174 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 6:32 PM

I think a standing ovation is in order for this stunning photo. Wonderful exposure and colour.

Alan.

ossca
ossca e2 Member 6ossca vcard England
12 Dec 2012 - 6:35 PM

Great capture

maowillshootyou

The colors and exposure are spot on. bravo

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:04 PM

Well done Julia, this is a beauty. Must be so exciting having them in your garden.
Spent the morning looking for them but no luck.
David

JohnChambersPhotography

Right time right place, some cracking images coming out of Natures Haven thats for sure, Julia you did again top class capture. good work indeed.

John

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64840 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:05 PM

How wonderful. And you've captured her to perfection. An awesome bird and fantastic image.
x

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:08 PM

Great shot, Julia.
Hope you don't mind me saying but I found your copyright logo a little distracting so close to the subject. Grin

Ray

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:12 PM

Excellent shot, Julia.
Ronnie.

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:16 PM

Lovely shot, Julia.
Tony

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:35 PM

excellent capture, what a wonderful colour contrast for this rare bird!

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
12 Dec 2012 - 7:37 PM

Captured to perfection

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41124 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:40 PM

Wonderful lighting and saturated colour, Julia.

Dave

philmclean
philmclean e2 Member 2philmclean vcard Scotland
12 Dec 2012 - 7:48 PM

Nice one Julia.Saw my very first one on monday but no camera ,of course!

fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:05 PM

A triumph! A real cracker all round.

Lavina

Skeet1Away
Skeet1Away e2 Member 349 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:40 PM

Just lovely..........well composed......


Paul.

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:52 PM

An image which I certainly aspire to. Stunningly composed, wonderfully illuminated.

Regards Nathan

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:55 PM

Super shot of the wax wing--- They come ---briefly-- to our crabapples in great swarms-- does not take long to finish the entire crop! looks like we need bigger apples!

HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
12 Dec 2012 - 9:42 PM

Lovely lighting for this lovely bird Julia,
Elena

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 10:25 PM

Excellent shot of this great looking bird Julia.

Hermanus
Hermanus e2 Member 2Hermanus vcard South Africa
13 Dec 2012 - 5:42 AM

Excellent !! Stunning !! Brilliant !! etc etc etc Smile

Alan_Coles
Alan_Coles e2 Member 9176 forum postsAlan_Coles vcard Wales11 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2012 - 8:21 AM

Cracking image...

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2012 - 8:35 AM

Good work with this capture Julia
Regards Richard

Meheecho
Meheecho e2 Member 2275 forum postsMeheecho vcard United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 - 8:48 AM

Well done indeed on a superb capture
Steve

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 441 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2012 - 9:24 AM

How wonderful for you, well captured.Smile
Carole

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 - 11:21 AM

Oh! you lucky lady, fantastic shot, now ive turned green for the rest of the dayTongueTongueWinkWink
Brian

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
13 Dec 2012 - 12:42 PM

I do not have any choice but to give you my big fish award Julia, well done it is splendid indeed, love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2012 - 1:04 PM

They always seem to know when their favorite fruit is ripe. They will land on our mountain ash for a day, and then I don't see the again until another year's crop.

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 3christinecilia vcard England
13 Dec 2012 - 2:34 PM

wow lovely shot well done love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

dasher
dasher e2 Member 4dasher vcard United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 - 4:24 PM

Beautiful photograph.

kazza12
kazza12 e2 Member 2kazza12 vcard United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 - 5:31 PM

brilliant capture well done Smile

ianrobinson
ianrobinson e2 Member 51181 forum postsianrobinson vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2012 - 8:15 PM

A great shot, they were with us in Norwich last month.

Ian

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2012 - 4:53 PM

A stunning shot Julia, you must have been **** a hoop at one of these visiting your garden! They've been around in huge numbers near where I live but sadly i haven't had time to get out and photograph themSad

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