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A Nuthatch who was a hungry one,
seemed to spend a lot of time looking for hidden food

Was once suggested to me to show without the food
but to me it is a challenge to get with the foodGrin
so hope you like this shot ...I do!

Some of you asked...A new lens? no borrowed for the day
But on the lookout for a 2nd hand oneWink


Thank You Steve and Malcolm for your User Awards yesterday
and to you all for commenting

Enjoy your day

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Nuthatch
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:20 Mar 2013 - 7:21 AM
Tags:General, Nuthatch, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:274
Unique Views:109

Comments

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:23 AM

Simply stunning, Lillian and such a good crop!
Perfect!

****

gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:26 AM

Try seeing a nuthatch with out food in its mouth, I don't think I ever have, I might see them but rarely get a chance to get an image like this, this is impressive Lillian. - gary

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:27 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:31 AM

another great shot

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:31 AM

Wonderful sharp image.

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:32 AM

This is a magnificent capture Lillian.

KBan
KBan  10473 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:32 AM

Classic Lillian

KeithGrin

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 578 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:38 AM

Spot on Lillian! What a lens!
Carole

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
20 Mar 2013 - 7:47 AM

Classic posture. Stunning bg.

johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:49 AM

Definitely better with the food as this goes to the action and this is again superb Lillian. Very very well captured...John

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
20 Mar 2013 - 7:50 AM

Excellent image Lillian, great pose and detail,
Fred.

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:51 AM

Can't see any problem with catching nutties with food in their mouth, Lillian, they have to eat the same as we do Wink A super image. Carol

callaby
callaby  2 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2013 - 7:55 AM

Lovely capture Lillian, very sharp, I see you were at 500mm, was this with your Sigma?

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 8:09 AM

Beautiful capture.

Albert

Caziwinkles
20 Mar 2013 - 8:14 AM

What a stunner Lillian!! Did he pose especially for you?! Great super-sharp image! Smile

Carol

pks
pks  11 England
20 Mar 2013 - 8:32 AM

great shot well taken

peter

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 8:44 AM

Amazing postures nuthatches can present for you: great shot, Lillian, and I too like to see them with their food in beak.
Ronnie.

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 8:48 AM

A classic Nuthatche pose Lillian, good details and tones too
regards Richard

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 8:53 AM

Typical Nuthatch, a beauty Lillian.
Ron

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 8:55 AM

Pin sharp in typical pose - Super image!!

PhillipMinnis
20 Mar 2013 - 8:56 AM

Another nice bird image, Lillian! Well captured!

Cheers

Phil

User_Removed
20 Mar 2013 - 9:03 AM

A super detailed image Lillian.
Alf.

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 9:09 AM

Wonderful pose and capture, Lillian.

Ray

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 9:10 AM

Excellent Nuthatch captured in a classic pose. Well done Lillian.
Ron

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
20 Mar 2013 - 9:27 AM

What a superb and perfect Nuthatch pose that you have captured here Lillian ! Excellent Smile

jdinne
jdinne  12 England
20 Mar 2013 - 9:53 AM

Wonderful Lillian

John

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44004 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom110 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 10:01 AM

Pin sharp and perfectly posed.

Nathan

morpheus1955
20 Mar 2013 - 10:21 AM

Superb shot Lillian, fantastic detail and colours

Hugh

Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Mar 2013 - 10:32 AM

Stunning detail
Steve

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
20 Mar 2013 - 10:35 AM

Amazing capture, great detail!!!!
Effrossini

digital_boi
20 Mar 2013 - 10:56 AM

a very fine detailed capture Lillian excellent

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 11:41 AM

Lovely details and of course the classic Nuthatch pose.

Ann

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2271 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 11:44 AM

What a stunner Lillian, lovely detail

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 11:48 AM

Definitely interesting to capture with the food.
KateGrinGrinGrin

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51306 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 12:33 PM

Wonderful clarity again against the dark, Lillian.

Your garden? Hide?

Dave

Bravdo
Bravdo Plus Member 7Bravdo vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 12:51 PM

A challenge to get the nuthatch with or without food Lillian, as they do not stay still for long at all. An Amazing capture, and you rose to the challenge well.

Barry

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 1:06 PM

A super capture Lillian. I have to get my feeders filled soon, after being away for so long the birds take some time before they know I'm home........Sandy

Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 1:24 PM

I love this shot, stunning capture.

Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 2:08 PM

Lovely pose and composition, and wonderfully detailed.
Rende

Canadiann
Canadiann  5 Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 2:31 PM

Lots of lovely captures that I have missed. This is a smashing one as always a superb capture with great detail showing up. xxx

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 2:37 PM

Yes, I like, Lillian! SmileSmile A beautiful capture, and very well posed too Wink
Trev Smile

User_Removed
20 Mar 2013 - 2:56 PM

A Nuthatch without food? let me know if you see one! nope any bird with food in its mouth makes a more interesting shot of the bird, super detail, stunning natural and lovely colours and a great photo.

Bob

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10521 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 4:17 PM

A classic Nuthatch shot Lillian.

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 4:27 PM

Lovely colours and detail - and the classic pose.
Ann

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 5:49 PM

I had never even seen a nuthatch in the feathers till a month ago....
Lovely shot!
Diane

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 5:51 PM

Another of my Fav' British Birds Lillian, smashing image.

John Smile

HuddersfieldHil

With food is excellent Lillian - really well taken a beautiful imageSmile

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 6:20 PM

A classic shot with the classic pose.
Joan.

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 6:20 PM

Stunning capture, Lillian!
George

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 6:25 PM

Great classic pose Lillian,
Geoff.

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96339 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 6:52 PM

Well nailed Lillian

Adrian

janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
20 Mar 2013 - 7:45 PM

A beautiful shot Lillian Smile
Jan

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 7:51 PM

A stunning shot Lillian Grin

Kathryn

Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris Plus Member 42430 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
20 Mar 2013 - 7:56 PM

Super classic pose Lillian

jennialexander
jennialexander Plus Member 1045 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
20 Mar 2013 - 8:09 PM

Fantastic. I can't ever get them on a tree. Don't particular like photos of them on feeders ( not mine anyway) but this is an envious image
Jenni xxx

Billyray
Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 8:14 PM

This is a cracking shot Lillian. Superb timing, colour and detail.
Ray

Norfolkboy
20 Mar 2013 - 10:46 PM

Nice shot.
Colin

jujupops
jujupops  4 England
21 Mar 2013 - 12:10 AM

Amazing shot Lillian Grin am disappointed we cant make Venice in Feb Sad however, hope we can meet up sometime in the summer at Leeds Castle? GrinGrin
Julie xx

Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 6:35 AM

A great shot

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:39 AM

Oh I thought you already had a 500mm f/4? Got one without all the modern gimmicks, it was affordable that way. Had once a zoom with af and it didn't really help. Unless they are in the sky.
Yes I can recommend the old one to a friend.. Bet the canon ones are as good.
Yes, I like the fact he has got his prize to show offSmileSmile

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 6:19 PM

I love the fact that it has a nut in its mouth, lovely avian portrait.

kerrylunt
kerrylunt  8 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 - 7:21 PM

Great capture Lillian

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 - 8:04 PM

Splendid shot! Great timing and great sharpness! GrinGrin
IB

tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 8:54 PM

Lovely classic pose.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 12:38 AM

An excellent shot of this lovely little nuthatch in classic pose

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 12:33 AM

a fine acrobat taken in true perfection

Mavis
Mavis Plus Member 13143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 12:56 PM

Your birds are excellent Lillian, none better So sharp & colourful . I find the nut in his mouth a great Bonus xx

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3660 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 3:40 PM

Well captured,

Ali

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