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A break from the manic testosterone fuelled action of the rut.. here's one of the girls doing her best pirate impression, Aaaharrrrr Jim lad! Smile

Thanks for looking and the cc's on yesterdays Head to Head

Jon
Monopod
1/640
f5.6
ISO400
WB cloudy
exposure comp +1/3

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon 100-400IS@400
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:A Jack And A Queen
Username:SurreyHillsMan SurreyHillsMan
Uploaded:17 Oct 2009 - 7:55 AM
Tags:General, Landscape / travel, Wildlife / nature
Votes:69

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
17 Oct 2009 - 7:57 AM

A beauty of a shot, spot on focusing, they get really fed up with these birds don't they......Super colours

Nicky

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woollyback
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17 Oct 2009 - 8:00 AM

I knew it was yours straight away - brilliant - love it

Bridie

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Alan_Coles
Alan_Coles e2 Member 9176 forum postsAlan_Coles vcard Wales11 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 8:00 AM

Fab image.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 8:12 AM

what a fantastic shot so well timed and huge fun, I like this a lot

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 8:15 AM

Bloody heck....what a stunner
Mike

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 8:21 AM

A fantastic capture, Jon, perfect. Carol

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM e2 Member 6BERTRAM vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2009 - 8:27 AM

Excellent capture.
Dave

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DOGSBODY
DOGSBODY e2 Member 61432 forum postsDOGSBODY vcard England30 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 8:27 AM

A superb piece of work with great timing too. Andy

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 8:31 AM

Lovely capture Jon, and dare I say it 'sweet'. God did I say that.
Fine detail and a great Jackdaw
Richard
We'll have to get together for a day doing Kingy's mate

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davidjleyland
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17 Oct 2009 - 8:38 AM

Perfect

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ChrisB53
ChrisB53 e2 Member 5ChrisB53 vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2009 - 8:55 AM

Brilliant timing and a lovely detailed image, love it.
Chris

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justin c
justin c e2 Member 114574 forum postsjustin c vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 9:07 AM

Hi Jon,

I think this is excellent.
It's certainly not easy to get the expression and position of both deer and bird just right, but it most certainly is here.
A perfect example showing this aspect of behaviour and combined with a wonderful sunlit background make this a winner in my book.
Superb.

Justin

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FabVab
FabVab e2 Member 5FabVab vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2009 - 9:36 AM

wow truly brilliant !

Val

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Graham_P
Graham_P e2 Member 8Graham_P vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 9:47 AM

Great image Jon.
Graham.

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Artangel
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17 Oct 2009 - 10:28 AM

I simply love this. wonderful timing, such clarity and great fun shot.

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HUMIE
HUMIE e2 Member 7HUMIE vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2009 - 10:32 AM

Absolute belter mate....great expression and detail.
Should have looked at this before I'd uploaded mine.,,hey-ho.


*Mike*

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maggie9
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17 Oct 2009 - 10:32 AM

...a word in your ear....

i think this is just fab, a great great catch of expression and wildlife quirky behaviour

maggie

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palmypom
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17 Oct 2009 - 11:20 AM

Amazing! well done

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Imagephotographics
Imagephotographics e2 Member 5Imagephotographics vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 11:29 AM

Excellent shot

Chrsi

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fraser
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17 Oct 2009 - 11:51 AM

Brilliant capture. The expression on the deer's face says it all.

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arhb
arhb e2 Member 72468 forum postsarhb vcard United Kingdom68 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 12:19 PM

A wonderful image Jon.
Such a well captured moment, with the winking doe, and the expression and pose of the jackdaw, well detailed and a lovely dof.
Well taken.

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TerryMcK
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17 Oct 2009 - 1:08 PM

Top shot all round, Jon.
Terry

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dalecath
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17 Oct 2009 - 1:24 PM

Cracking shot Jon and a Jackdaw to get rid of them parasites.

Dale

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Karrol
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17 Oct 2009 - 2:34 PM

Just brilliant!

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Cor
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17 Oct 2009 - 2:39 PM

Perfect!
Cor.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2009 - 2:40 PM

Stunning capture Jon and wonderful title. The detail is so sharp and the colours so warm and soft. Love the Jackdaw's eye detail. Superbly timed pic.
Sylvia

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Image123
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17 Oct 2009 - 3:26 PM

wonderful

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Daisymaye
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17 Oct 2009 - 3:45 PM

How amazing is this to be so well timed. Wonderful detail and so awesome to see what goes on in the wilds. I wonder if she likes that jackdaw picking off her bugs? She probably does!.......Sandy

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SurreyHillsMan
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17 Oct 2009 - 3:57 PM


Quote: .... so awesome to see what goes on in the wilds........Sandy

Thanks Sandy ... but not really "the wilds" this is going on about 10 miles from Trafalgar Square! Wink

Jon

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rontear
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17 Oct 2009 - 6:08 PM

Cap'en ahoy ! Was here today, dull weather but plenty to see Jon. Ron.

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Maiwand
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17 Oct 2009 - 7:17 PM

Superbly spotted Jon. A really lovely natural shot.
Ron

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lammie
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17 Oct 2009 - 7:33 PM

Nice one Jon.

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BerryGood
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17 Oct 2009 - 7:53 PM

Excellant capture
Chris

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maratsuikka
17 Oct 2009 - 8:04 PM

One of the best,MonoPodMan

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wyatturp
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17 Oct 2009 - 9:26 PM

Give us a wink, well seen, nice sharp eye on jack To

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WindowonWildlife
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17 Oct 2009 - 9:40 PM

Superb Image,what a capture and what timing !! Incredibly well spotted.........

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Ian-Munro
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17 Oct 2009 - 11:57 PM

spot on Jon.

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Wooly
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18 Oct 2009 - 7:48 AM

She's winking at you Jon... Get your coat, you've pulled! Wink

Alan

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NigelKiteley
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18 Oct 2009 - 12:17 PM

Superb!!!!!

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Steve_S
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18 Oct 2009 - 9:28 PM

Stunning capture Jon, love it
Steve

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49er
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20 Oct 2009 - 5:50 PM

wonder shot

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colin beeley
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18 Dec 2009 - 5:26 PM

just found this what a great shot Wink

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