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Many thanks to DonMc and franken for their valued UA's and to all who voted and commented on the Redshank, much appreciated as always.

Here's another image of the confiding female Stonechat in a different pose.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Sigma 500mm f4.5
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Nov 2013 - 10:23 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-0.375
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Stonechat
Username:NigelKiteley NigelKiteley
Uploaded:5 Dec 2013 - 2:02 PM
Tags:Birds, Stonechat, Wildlife / nature
VS Mode Rating 103 (83.33% won)
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Votes:62
Voters:stuart1963 · Irishkate · morpheus1955 · AnneWorner · CarolG · Dave_Henderson · TonyDy · Mike_Young · ali63 · franken · alligatorpants · trevrob · anniepickering · M_squared · 49er · GeorgePlatis · Alan_Baseley · EMJAYCEE · tonyng · MireilleLeurs · martinjp · gwynn56 · Alda · craggwildlifephotography · rsjkinson · cdm36 · Niknut · SueIW · DonMc · gilbertmjake · cabbie · dark_lord · Arty · NDODS · viscostatic · john_slevin · Mike_S · Paintman · MD2009 · Philip_H · DerekL · Louise_Morris · pudd64 · bricurtis · annettep38 · tomcat · Bzox · Glostopcat · carmenfuchs · ColleenA · Richard Hovland · mex · PhilSingleton · CaroleS · Norfolkboy · Greyheron · Cookie_Monster · bluetitblue · JuBarney · Pete · ABPhotosUK · incheye1971 ·
Views:181
Unique Views:78

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 2:04 PM

Absolute perfection.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 2:09 PM

A superb image, Nigel. Carol

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AnneWorner
5 Dec 2013 - 2:10 PM

Very good bird capture - not my genre, but I do appreciate the good images. I especially like the limited warm palette in this. I like the way the stonechat is balanced on the straw, the positing of the legs and the pose in general. Nice detail in the feathers and sharp throughout.

Anne

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TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 2:11 PM

Superb shot, Nigel.
Tony

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3660 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 2:17 PM

Superb image,

Ali Smile

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franken
franken Plus Member 123481 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 2:19 PM

Excellent!Smile

Ken

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trevrob
trevrob Plus Member 2trevrob vcard United Kingdom
5 Dec 2013 - 2:33 PM

excellent capture Nigel

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
5 Dec 2013 - 2:39 PM

A beauty. Well captured.

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49er
49er  9564 forum posts
5 Dec 2013 - 2:41 PM

Great clean shot.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 3:03 PM

This is perfection in all departments.
Joan.

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MireilleLeurs

Nice details and good composition

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martinjp
martinjp  6 Wales3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 3:33 PM

Superb...Wink

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rsjkinson
rsjkinson Plus Member 5rsjkinson vcard United Kingdom
5 Dec 2013 - 4:33 PM

Brilliant

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DonMc
DonMc Plus Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
5 Dec 2013 - 5:06 PM

Nigel, just perfect, gets my award!SmileSmileSmile
Don

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44035 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom111 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 5:49 PM

A most beautiful little bird and one in which you have captured perfectly Nigel

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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stu8fish
stu8fish  2 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2013 - 6:36 PM

Quality shot of a quality bird....Smile

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DerekL
DerekL Plus Member 10148 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 8:02 PM

Cracking image Nigel.
Saw one on the Chase yesterday about 150 yds away.SadSadSad

Derek

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 8:39 PM

fantastic detail in the plumage, lovely light!

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 9:42 PM

A fantastic shot of the female of the species, she's posing perfectly for you

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PhilSingleton
PhilSingleton Plus Member 3PhilSingleton vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 10:27 AM

Once again, superb Nigel.

Phil.

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Norfolkboy
6 Dec 2013 - 12:32 PM

Brilliant image, Nigel.
Colin

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JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2013 - 8:33 PM

Splendid shot
Ju

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