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Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:400.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:2 Feb 2012 - 11:12 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Water Rail
Username:hasslebladuk hasslebladuk
Uploaded:4 Feb 2012 - 12:03 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Votes:91
Voters:eviemay · rambler · EAS · barbarahirst · RonnieAG · rayme330 · Len1950 · Pricegrah · WhiteRose1 · tezquirk · NaturesHaven · beckybookins · GillyB · colin beeley · stokesy · andypitstop · FeatherFriend · Philip_H · Norfolkboy · andylea · skewey · jameswburke · MalcolmM · franken · Shane136 · sirous5 · KBan · Stace · EMJAYCEE · CarolG · Daisymaye · Porthos · madshutter · Glyn1 · Paintman · KarenFB · CaroleS · mex · nikshot · Hazelmouse · bagman · Maiwand · flowerted · Ray_Seagrove · nanpantanman · M_squared · Iain_Proudfoot · cats_123 · martinjp · Rev2 · kinfatric · john_slevin · HeathMcDonald · Niknut · MD2009 · teocali · bagupsteve · TonyDy · annettep38 · tomcat · Mynett · martin174 · Ade_Osman · simons · moiral · BarbaraR · Lillian · cabbie · pamelajean · nonur · Ray42 · raygregson · Arty · Alan_Baseley · Louise_Morris · Pete · Tom-Melton · gingerdelight · sparrowhawk · ali63 · riu · john_starkey · NeilWigan · PaulLiley · DilysT · sailfin · Glostopcat · Jat_Riski · Cor · cheesey · Buffalo_Tom ·
Views:258
Unique Views:129

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 12:06 PM

Ooh! Fab! Doing the Quickstep, I see!

Ann

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 12:11 PM

Just perfect, stepping out, the raised foot parallel to the the beak, superb detail, etc: could not be better, Mike.
Ronnie.

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 12:13 PM

Terrific capture.

Ray

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Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
4 Feb 2012 - 12:15 PM

Fabulous capture with great detail.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51308 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 12:24 PM

Excellent timing. A beauty.

Dave

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3276 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 12:40 PM

The real Dancing On Ice...........GrinGrinGrin

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colin beeley
colin beeley Plus Member 121094 forum postscolin beeley vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 12:43 PM

great shot of a shy bird Wink

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stokesy
stokesy  4 Scotland
4 Feb 2012 - 12:44 PM

superb timing superb image, ronnie

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 12:46 PM

Superb detail and lovely eye as it should be Mike......a cracker,
Geoff.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 - 12:47 PM

Fabulous capture and timing.

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Norfolkboy
4 Feb 2012 - 12:48 PM

Fantastic image Mike.
Colin

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skewey
skewey  931 forum posts England
4 Feb 2012 - 12:51 PM

Excellent capture with good eye contact.

Paul

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jameswburke
4 Feb 2012 - 1:06 PM

Lovely shot.

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM Plus Member 9206 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 1:09 PM

Superb

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franken
franken Plus Member 123477 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 1:10 PM

Superb!!

Ken

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 1:37 PM

A top class image, Mike. Carol

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 1:49 PM

A fabulous image. Love the pose and such superb detail............Sandy

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bryan26
bryan26  5 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 - 1:53 PM

Well captured. Superb image.

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 2:26 PM

Stunning capture, what a beaut.

Glyn

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 585 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 3:00 PM

Stunning timing for this superb image - Carole

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 3:58 PM

Perfect Water Rail Mike. Focus is fantastic; sharp as a new pin. Looks as if he could become a member of the Ministry of Silly Walks.!!!GrinGrin

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flowerted
flowerted Plus Member 10105 forum postsflowerted vcard United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 - 4:01 PM

great shot love it so much will give it my award
ted

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 - 4:17 PM

A charming image. Well captured.

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cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114323 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 4:35 PM

wonderful detail..happy to give this my UA Smile

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HeathMcDonald

Superb shot, excellent pose adn lighting.Smile

Heath

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 5:25 PM

Thank you for your kind comments and to cats 123/ and flowerted for their UA Awards much appreciated
mike

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TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 6:50 PM

Brilliant shot, Mike.
Tony

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 6:58 PM

excellent detail and the balancing act is very well captured.

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96342 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 7:01 PM

Seems to me, it needs putting in that small drawer above the top drawer MikeSmile

Apparently there are a a pair of them, no more than twenty minutes walk from home, but never got around to checking them outSad

Adrian

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Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 7:31 PM

Awesome!.......

Ade

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
4 Feb 2012 - 8:34 PM

What a beautiful capture Mike. You have caught that foot right in midstep. The bird almost seems to be smiling at you Grin. Moira

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 9:32 PM

Wonderful capture.
Very well done.

B.

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 10:25 PM

100% perfection
a truely beautifully captured image
Lillian

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nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2012 - 12:44 AM


Quote: Terrific capture.

Ray

+1.

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2012 - 8:51 AM

A superb shot - congratulations on the two very well deserved UA's

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raygregson
raygregson Plus Member 7raygregson vcard United Kingdom
5 Feb 2012 - 10:23 AM

superb image mike,great timing.ray

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gingerdelight

Now this is exceptional, an amazing capture!
Carol

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2012 - 11:11 AM

wow !! only ever seen one once but alas not fast enough with the camera

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3660 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2012 - 12:21 PM

lovely capture well done,
ali,

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riu
riu  6 England
6 Feb 2012 - 10:21 PM

An absolute cracker. Superb in every way

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan Plus Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2012 - 7:57 PM

great shot ,it always looks to be aware of you but not worried ,colour and detail are spot on.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 8:47 AM

Briliiant shot. Love the pose.We have them here at RSPB Leighton Moss but havent seen one yet. Paul

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2012 - 6:29 PM

An outstanding image of this water rail stepping out across the ice, I saw one again yesterday at Slimbridge

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cheesey
cheesey  9 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2012 - 10:44 PM

Absolute belter.
Nice work.
Cheesey.

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