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A wild Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) balancing precariously whilst munching an acorn. Taken last March near Aviemore, Cairngorms National Park, Scottish Highlands.

My thanks to you all for your generous support of my last upload with special thanks to Malcolm (M_squared) for his User Award - gratefully received and very much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Mar 2013 - 10:33 AM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Balancing Act
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:22 Feb 2014 - 10:59 AM
Tags:Acorn, Aviemore, Balancing, Cairngorms national park, Mammal, Munching, Red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, Scottish highlands, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:57

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
22 Feb 2014 - 11:02 AM

Lovely texture on the wood, and a great capture overall

Peter

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 11:34 AM

An enchanting image of this beautiful little creature, his/her seating position looks painful as well as precarious!

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 11:42 AM

I don't imagine that he stayed in that position for long WinkWinkWink
Helen

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 12:40 PM

Ca[tured with your immaculate style, attention to detail and in such a delightful pose: top notch work, Sylvia.
R.

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ade123
ade123 e2 Member 2209 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 12:51 PM

A really lovely image with super composition

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viscostatic
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22 Feb 2014 - 1:31 PM

Beautiful detail and great composition Sylvia.

Phil.

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Maiwand
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22 Feb 2014 - 2:01 PM

Cracking good shot Sylvia-- all the better too for being a wild creature.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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brian17302
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22 Feb 2014 - 5:12 PM

Stunning detailed capture SylviaGrin

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Oliverpants
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22 Feb 2014 - 5:46 PM

Outstanding. Ann

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richmowil
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22 Feb 2014 - 8:00 PM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

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Sylviwhalley
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22 Feb 2014 - 8:39 PM

Gorgeous.
Sylvia

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 9:13 PM

I would love to get a red squirrel, this is perfection Sylvia

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senn
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22 Feb 2014 - 10:04 PM

that can't be from the real life WinkWinkGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2014 - 1:14 PM

He is gorgeous, perfect profile, a gnarly perch and the cutest pose you can ask for!

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