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So I will stay a bit longer in the Aquitaine, said the brambling. Although it is still very nippy here, says I after buying another 12kg sack of sunflower.
THIS is Specially for Brian (65) SmileSmileSmile

Sorry wasn't around yesterday.. Will catch up with you later.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor 600mm F5.6 MF Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Mar 2013 - 6:58 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:1250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Fjords are so cold in March
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:16 Mar 2013 - 6:23 PM
Tags:Brambling, Dordogne, Finch, Wildlife / nature
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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 6:25 PM

A lovely capture.

Lavina

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 6:26 PM

Nice one, Annette. I like your POV here -- with the branch leading us into the shot.
I like the title as well. Smile
-=\Walter

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
16 Mar 2013 - 6:26 PM

cracking shot like it brian will like this one. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 927 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 6:30 PM

Lovely image, lovely bird & a welcome visitor

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
16 Mar 2013 - 6:37 PM

Stunning image. Beautifully exposed.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 6:40 PM

Fantastic detail, Annette, super capture. I have to buy sunflower seeds for three parrots, you can imagine what that costs Wink Carol

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2013 - 6:47 PM

A real beauty Annette, lovely detail and colours.
Very well done.
Shaun

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 6:55 PM

You can't do this to a frozen bird, wild life, this little thing looks frozen stiff he must at least be breathing Annette, well captured a super image...John

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33160 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 6:58 PM

Pin sharp and perfectly posed Annette, superb wildlife photography.

Nathan

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digital_boi
16 Mar 2013 - 7:09 PM

a wee winner for sure Annette fine work

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
16 Mar 2013 - 7:11 PM

Love the pose and clarity Annette.

Have a good weekend.

Regards

Trev.

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 7:19 PM

A super detailed shot
Ju

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 7:25 PM

This is a really delightful capture of the Brambling Annette. The plumage is particularly well shown.GrinGrinSmileSmile
Ron

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
16 Mar 2013 - 8:31 PM

OH! a big thank you for that AnnetteSmileSmileSmile and what a great shot, love it.
Brian

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 8:39 PM

What a stunner, Annette!
An absolutely superb image!

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2177 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 9:08 PM

A Brilliant imageSmile
NettaSmile

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 9:24 PM

Nice one Annette.

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 9:24 PM

Brilliant capture, Annette ! Stunning detail and fabulous bokeh in background !
George

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 10:08 PM

Pin sharp and great clarity.
Matt

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 10:23 PM

A very fine shot, Annette, the bird captured in very fine detail.
Ronnie.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 10:49 PM

Excellent details and colours. Bramblings are such pretty little birds. think we're busy feeding the 250 cousins here at the moment and going through 2 x sacks of sunflower hearts per week. Must be time they headed off home soon, surely? Grin
Ann

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2013 - 11:13 PM

One of your best Annette - wonderful detail.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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EMJAYCEE
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16 Mar 2013 - 11:28 PM

An excellent detailed image of this lovely little bird.
Joan.

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
17 Mar 2013 - 12:34 AM

Una captura excelente..

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2013 - 3:28 AM

Stunning capture Annette SmileSmile
Helen

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
17 Mar 2013 - 4:43 AM

This must be an old bird as it is turning grey Smile What a lovely photo you have here Annette !! Very well taken !!

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PhilSingleton
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17 Mar 2013 - 9:33 AM

Super shot with great detail Annette.

Phil.

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headskiesfly
17 Mar 2013 - 9:34 AM

Superb feather detail, a cracking shot.
Rick

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
17 Mar 2013 - 9:39 AM

Great feather detail!!
Effrossini

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Joline
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17 Mar 2013 - 10:49 AM

A real little beauty you have here.

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Jefflor
Jefflor  1 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2013 - 11:55 AM

Beautiful... Lovely composition and capture.


Jeff

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43858 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2013 - 3:00 PM

...and very sensible indeed to stay there a while longer. 24 hours of non-stop snow has just finished and the sun is attempting to break through. Winter came back just when we thought Spring was winning. Hey-hoSad

Malc

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rontear
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17 Mar 2013 - 4:59 PM

Pin sharp Annette !!
Ron.

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2013 - 5:22 PM

My Favorite Winter visitor here in the uk, so stunning beautiful colours on them

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2013 - 6:10 PM

Great shot,

Ali

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2013 - 7:51 PM

Well deserved success with this one AnnetteTongue

Keep buying the seedWink


Adrian

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2013 - 11:31 PM

Superb Brambling - Super sharp detail.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:04 AM

Truly beautiful Annette
Lillian

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:21 AM

Utterly gorgeous capture, Annette - beautiful light, detail and colour!

Andrew

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 2:55 PM

A superb shot Annette, a winner all the way Wink
Geoff.

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prabhusinha
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20 Mar 2013 - 3:09 PM

Great.take.

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NigelKiteley
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20 Mar 2013 - 5:09 PM

What a stunning capture Annette, amazing detail!

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Glostopcat
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21 Mar 2013 - 9:41 PM

A top shot Annette, not surprised to see this one garner so many votes

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