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Many thanks for yourC&Cs and Annies UA. I went wth Dean and managed to get some Waxwings, they only stayed for a few minutes. so all were taken in a hurry. A BIG THANKS Dean for taking me as it was the first time i have seen them. Have got to work on them today but heres a couple.
Brian

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF400mm f/5.6L USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Waxwing
Username:Brian65 Brian65
Uploaded:12 Jan 2013 - 12:12 PM
Tags:General/ Waxwings, Wildlife / nature
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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 12:15 PM

Now I am green, two stunners Brian well done mate.

Trev

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 12:24 PM

Well caught, Brian. Waxwings have been hit & miss here in the east
this winter, still time though.
Colin

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 12:36 PM

Where did you go to get these? I am a little envious, but as ever, excellent images!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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senn
senn e2 Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 12:44 PM

lovely duo, .. superb light, .. well caught, Brian

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2013 - 12:53 PM

The Waxwing is a beautiful bird Brian
Jim

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
12 Jan 2013 - 1:05 PM

A very successful outing, Brian - great shots,
Tony

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 1:07 PM

Two beautiful captures, Brian, have never seen a waxwing Sad Carol

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33098 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 1:08 PM

Two superb images of the highest quality Brian. I particularly like image number two, the inquisitive charm wonderfully captured.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 1:09 PM

A bird Ive never close up Brian these are wonderful shots well done.
Rob

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
12 Jan 2013 - 1:11 PM

These are excellent Brian, V1 my favourite,
Fred.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 1:19 PM

I have never seen these, or at least not aware of having done so! Brilliant capture Brian.
Carole

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franken
franken e2 Member 113103 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 1:30 PM

Version 1 is outstanding Brian!

Ken

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
12 Jan 2013 - 1:30 PM

Two lovely images, well captured. V1 for me today

Effrossini

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 1:41 PM

I knew it would be well worth waiting for! Grin Stunners, and you've even managed some delicious little shadows for a Saturday!

Ann

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digital_boi
12 Jan 2013 - 1:41 PM

excellence on both again Brian

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 2:43 PM

Clean as a whistle Brian

One of the best I have seen this season

Adrian

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
12 Jan 2013 - 2:47 PM

This is the first time I see two of these beauties together Brian !! Excellent set Smile

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 2:52 PM

Cracking good shots of the Waxwing Brian. A very pretty bird and a lovely winter visitor.
Ron

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 2:55 PM

Superb pair of images.

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 572 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 3:33 PM

looks like you had a good day for it
well taken

lovely captures .. V1 for me on this occasion

david

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 3:41 PM

Lovely birds nicely captured Brian
David

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 3:46 PM

Simply stunning Jim.

Ray

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 4:21 PM

You got them at last Brian, well done,
Ali.SmileSmile

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 4:25 PM

Those are two fantastic images, Brian!
I love them both but I think V1 hits the spot for me!!

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Lelah
Lelah e2 Member 1Lelah vcard United Kingdom
12 Jan 2013 - 5:22 PM

Never seen a Waxwing before and that is one of the values of great photography, people like myself can see things they may not ever see in such close and lovely detail and this is such a beautiful shot so thank you Brian, I can view at my leisure because it is not going to fly away. GrinGrin

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 5:50 PM

I can't let you get away with these must look back a few yearsWink and find mineSad fabulous Brian

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 5:52 PM

Bloody Hell you didn't waste any time getting these on did ya Tongue Well that's my finest in the bottom draw....Last time I take you anywhere TongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue

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cleg
cleg  4 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2013 - 5:58 PM

Super shots mate
Adrian

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
12 Jan 2013 - 6:12 PM

i love the blue a gaints the bird lovely shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 7:09 PM

two fantastic shots Brian
lillian

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2173 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 7:09 PM

Waaw! These are beautifulSmile
NettaSmile

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nealie
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12 Jan 2013 - 7:24 PM

Beautiful takes, never seen one of these.

John

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 7:54 PM

V1 is a cracking image.Smile

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2013 - 8:21 PM

Superb Waxwings Brian. We had flocks of 100+ up here a few weeks ago but things have gone quiet now.
V1 for me.

Mike.

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carper123
carper123  280 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 9:47 PM

Hi, Brian, my friend, hope your are well.
Two superb images, luv v1, my fav, great composition and detail as always. Missed so many of your wonderful images lately, Brian, apologies for that, must be an age thingWink.
Well done, mate.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jan 2013 - 8:38 PM

that is a smart hairdo Smile very beautiful capture Brian.
I am sick with jealousy. Waxwings, never seen one in my life. and SUN.

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 - 8:40 AM

Superb detailed images V1 for me
Steve

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johncob
johncob  4 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 - 7:24 PM

Brian Terrific. We had them in our area early Dec but I kept missing them . Maybe one day . Regards John

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madbob
madbob  8 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 10:37 AM

never seen waxwing yet ace photo

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 11:36 PM

Two fabulous images Brian, I'm really envious of these. However you did not get as many birds in the shots as I managed though!Wink (see v12 of todays upload "Snowtime")

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