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Some little Ox peckers interacting on the back of a buffalo...
V2 and 3 some more ox peckers....

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 Mar 2014 - 5:14 PM
Focal Length:270mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Chit chat
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:10 Apr 2014 - 6:48 AM
Tags:Ox pecker, Wildlife / nature
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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6108 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 6:49 AM

Tee Hee, great shot, they really do look like they are having a chat.

Andy

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 7:03 AM

Great captures again, Collen, the little oxpeckers are having a good chin-wag Smile Carol

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Sillybilly
Sillybilly e2 Member 1Sillybilly vcard
10 Apr 2014 - 7:10 AM

Awww so so cute

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
10 Apr 2014 - 7:11 AM

Excellent captures Colleen,
Fred.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 7:15 AM

Delightful captures and ah they are so cute on such a big animal.

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
10 Apr 2014 - 7:42 AM

Well captured.

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JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
10 Apr 2014 - 7:48 AM

Lovely set Colleen...my favourite is V3...what fab little birds! Smile John

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saeidNL
saeidNL e2 Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 7:51 AM

Beautiful and fine captures,Colleen,very well done,
Saeid

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 459 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 8:11 AM

3 real beauties Colleen love the eyes and beaks of these birds! Superb work

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viscostatic
viscostatic e2 Member 8viscostatic vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 8:12 AM

Great images Colleen, especially the composition of V2.

Phil.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 8:13 AM

Carol got there before me..
In V1 they are being so animate..

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 354 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 8:28 AM

Good all around, Colleen.
Love the bits of bright colour.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 8:44 AM

superb set they look so tiny on the back of that water buffalo

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 9:06 AM

Lovely coloured eyes and beaks, horns in there two.
Nice trio, V1 for me….WinkWinkWink

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marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 6marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
10 Apr 2014 - 9:26 AM

V1 is my favourite but I am amazed by the colour of their eyes Colleen.

Mary Grin

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 9:27 AM

Looking very happy in their work - eyes and beaks very colourful.
Joan.

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brandish
brandish e2 Member 1brandish vcard United Kingdom
10 Apr 2014 - 9:29 AM

Simply great,love all 3of these.Lovely colours,I love these kind of wildlife shots,well done Colleen,you never disappoint.
Martyrs

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brandish
brandish e2 Member 1brandish vcard United Kingdom
10 Apr 2014 - 9:30 AM

Sorry,iPad mistake,its me above,
Martyn.

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 10:13 AM

Well spotted Colleen, I love the eyes on these birds,

Ali SmileSmile

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briantjjones
briantjjones e2 Member 1briantjjones vcard United Kingdom
10 Apr 2014 - 10:28 AM

Colleen, Three lovely images just shows how wonderful nature is. I really look forward to seeing your images everyday SmileSmile

Brian J

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 10:38 AM

well spotted and beautiful set.

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
10 Apr 2014 - 10:46 AM

Three lovely and funny images. V1 is my fav .- Love those eyes. The buffalo gives them transport too .Wink --- Jukka.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 10:49 AM

Three lovely images, Colleen!

Richard

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 11:30 AM

A great set of images Colleen, looks like they have plenty of food!!!!Smile

Cliff

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Drighlynne
Drighlynne e2 Member 349 forum postsDrighlynne vcard United Kingdom
10 Apr 2014 - 11:48 AM

Great shots Colleen, love V1, it's super.

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 12:27 PM

These guys have got such amazing coloured eyes and beaks. Wonder why!. Once again great pictures from you Colleen.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR e2 Member 8BarbaraR vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 12:47 PM

Such colourful little birds.

B.

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 12:56 PM

Love it love it love it, all three but V2 does it for me Colleen, wonderful I love the little on all on his own. Great shots you never disapoint.GrinGrinGrinGrin

Hope you are ok too, Best wishes Patty

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 3:44 PM

Fabulous images Colleen. V3 I think for me today GrinGrinGrin

Kathryn

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 4:11 PM

Everyone has a different way to earn a living Colleen.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 5:01 PM

Wonderful images of these beautiful birds !
George

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gss
gss  1 Romania1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 5:10 PM

Lovely birds and a very good photo set

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Franko59
Franko59 e2 Member 3Franko59 vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 5:12 PM

Love the group shot! They look a bunch of hooligansSmile great series againWink

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64840 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 5:24 PM

I love their meeting place. Grin

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 5:44 PM

All are superb Esp V 2

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 5:46 PM

Smashing set (as we say here in the South East of England) very nicely captured Colleen.

John Smile

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44302 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 6:04 PM

Probably discussing what's on the menu at their favourite eatery! They have taken their usual table, I see.Smile

Malc

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evelen
evelen e2 Member 10evelen vcard England
10 Apr 2014 - 6:21 PM

lovely capture of these lovely birds , thanks for the comment.
eve.Smile

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 6:36 PM

Brilliant Colleen, such colourful little birds, half expected to see Kermit pop his head up.

Dave.

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williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 7:57 PM

a terrific trio well captured



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Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
10 Apr 2014 - 8:01 PM

Stunning set of images, Colleen. The eye detail is superb.

Fred

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 8:28 PM

Easy to see hoe they got their name. Nice set.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 8:36 PM

….and then there was one…….

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Holmewood
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10 Apr 2014 - 10:13 PM

What lovely shots Colleen. Lovely birds. Cathy

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xwang
xwang e2 Member 531 forum postsxwang vcard 7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2014 - 11:24 PM

How lovely....Grin

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2014 - 12:36 AM

I especially like V1 Colleen with those Ox Pickers having a good old chin wag!
Catching up after our holiday with the grandchildren.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
11 Apr 2014 - 1:32 AM

This shows interdependency. lovely shots. Lot of message.

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Chinga
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16 Apr 2014 - 3:00 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Love V2!
IB

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17 Apr 2014 - 10:59 PM

These images would lend themselves to a great caption competition Colleen. The large orange rings around their eyes make them appear quite comical and a bit like birds in a Disney or other animation!Grin

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