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Female Blackbird
I Was so taken back by the response with the waxwing
And like to thank you for your comments and to Featherfriend Tomcat Bigry1 Lillian Windowwildlife Andylea
For the UA/Awards

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800E Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:600.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 Dec 2012 - 12:28 PM
Focal Length:600mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:On A Diet For The New Year
Username:hasslebladuk hasslebladuk
Uploaded:2 Jan 2013 - 10:35 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 567 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 10:36 AM

nice sharp capture
well spotted
david

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 10:58 AM

She's certainly well fed, but may well need to feed on those reserves over the next couple of months. Very well captured. Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 11:10 AM

How well she shows up against that neutral b/g tone and the frosted hedge makes for a different 'perch' to the usual.
Fine shot with good detail and a nice catch of light in the eye.
Ronnie.

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 11:29 AM

I reckon it's the Blackbird equivalent of wearing a duvet given the look of the weather conditions! She gorgeous with such lovely details.

Ann

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 11:38 AM

Super shot esp. on all the frost; she looks splendid.
Ju

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 12:30 PM

Love the title Mike, cracking detailed image,
Geoff.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 12:39 PM

Lovely fluffed up feathery detail and a great perch, Mike.

Dave

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 12:42 PM

Love the puffed up feathers. Well captured

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
2 Jan 2013 - 1:05 PM

What a beautiful photo of this puffed up beauty !

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 1:19 PM

A lovely capture.
Colin

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 1:45 PM

brilliant detail mike wonderful textures and colours a belter nice one Wink
andy

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32346 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 2:17 PM

Photographs of Blackbirds do not come much better than this...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 2:22 PM

Thank you so much for your comments
mike

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 2:57 PM

Great shot Mike.
Ron

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 3:59 PM

First class. Very nice work.

Gerry

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RazvanD
RazvanD  4 United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 4:01 PM

Very nice picture with great details, and nice colour tones.


Razvan

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 4:07 PM

An excellent image, such good detail.
Carole

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 4:52 PM

Top class shot,
Ali

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 4:53 PM

Chubby Checker comes to mind...............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4399 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 5:08 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin !!....great shot !!

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
2 Jan 2013 - 8:07 PM

An excellent shot. Superb details
Effrossini

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 8:10 PM

Thank you for your comments
mike

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jan 2013 - 10:00 PM

excellent title for this contrasty shot.
Aerobics in perfection.

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 12314 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2013 - 10:55 AM

Fine capture Mike,
Alan

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jan 2013 - 8:43 PM

She's a real beauty and is puffed up against the cold. The detail in the plumage is immaculate

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jan 2013 - 8:18 AM

Great shot. Super clarity and love the perch! Paul

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