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The Dartford Warbler (sylvia undata)
Delighted to get just a couple of shots recently of this shy, elusive and secretive little Warbler. Strong direct light from the right was a bit of a problem but I hope you will like him.

As usual my very grateful and appreciative thanks for all c/c's given to 'You have been Framed'. My particular thanks to Brian ( bricurtis) for his UA.

Hope you are all enjoying a lovely warm w/e.We have waited a long time for it.

Ron

Camera:Nikon D700 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 500mm f4 VR + 1.4
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Dartford Warbler
Username:Maiwand Maiwand
Uploaded:26 May 2012 - 2:24 PM
Tags:Birds, Nature., Warbler, Wildlife / nature
Votes:67

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 2:30 PM

Haven't been back from the Somerset Levels long and the first shot that takes my eye in the gallery is yours Ron......Can't be bad can it?......Well done mate, still a species I'd like to capture....

Ade

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 2:38 PM

You have captured the Warbler and it's gorse perch in such crisp detail, Ron, and with all the elements so nicely disposed across and arranged within the frame.
Ronnie.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 2:41 PM

gosh everybody must be out enjoying the sunshine, I never get here this early in the comment threadWink lovely picture of the DW

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41122 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 3:00 PM

Wonderful pose and perch, bright and cisp, Ron. Excellent.

Dave

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jennialexander
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26 May 2012 - 3:01 PM

Beautiful sharp well composed image Ron
Jenni

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bagman
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26 May 2012 - 3:28 PM

Highly detail lovely color chap. Sharp and well placed in your photo.
Nicely done.
Frank.

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Ayoob
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26 May 2012 - 3:34 PM

Fantastic shot .excellent detail and presentation-very well done........Grin

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tomcat
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26 May 2012 - 3:36 PM

I'm envious RonWink

Thanks for the PM the other week

Adrian

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taggart
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26 May 2012 - 3:43 PM

Looking very much like our phoebes--- a dear one!

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
26 May 2012 - 4:18 PM

One day I'll travel to capture one of these, A brilliant shot Ron...............love it.

Len

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MossyOak
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26 May 2012 - 4:34 PM

Very well handled in strong directional light Ron. Its amazing its on the same perch as mine a week ago, must have been clicking away together that morning.
Richard

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helenlinda
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26 May 2012 - 5:16 PM

Splendid detail - very well captured Ron SmileSmile
Helen

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
26 May 2012 - 5:29 PM

Well done to capture this

Peter

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 441 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 5:39 PM

Super capture, well done - Carole

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franken
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26 May 2012 - 5:39 PM

Lovely shot Ron.

Ken

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TerryMcK
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26 May 2012 - 6:05 PM

I'd be very happy indeed to have this splendid shot in my own PF, Ron. Well done.
Terry

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TonyDy
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26 May 2012 - 6:18 PM

Very good shot, Ron.
Tony

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lil48
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26 May 2012 - 7:55 PM

stunning

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Lillian
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26 May 2012 - 8:29 PM

So well captured Ron, the detail is amazing and know how
elusive they can be
Lillian

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Maiwand
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26 May 2012 - 8:34 PM

Thanks very much everyone.
Ron

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Snapitt
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26 May 2012 - 8:46 PM

Delightful shot Ron. Nicely presented.

Jane

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annettep38
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26 May 2012 - 8:49 PM

lovely shot,I like the pose on top of the world Smile

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Glostopcat
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26 May 2012 - 10:41 PM

A cracking shot of this beautiful little bird perched on top of the gorse

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Oleg_Lobzin
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26 May 2012 - 10:46 PM

Perfectly captured. A stunning shot.
Regards, Oleg

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goso
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27 May 2012 - 12:34 AM

Another bottler Ron 11/10 ...Bill

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Joline
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27 May 2012 - 11:28 AM

I love his expression....he's thinking "well, who the heck are you intruding on my lunch".

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AnneWorner
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27 May 2012 - 1:07 PM

The light is so very special in this one - the catchlight in the eye is perfection.

Anne

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Maiwand
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27 May 2012 - 3:41 PM

Thanks all.
Ron

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Brian65
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27 May 2012 - 5:56 PM

Its a craker Ron, well taken with that harsh light.
Brian

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LexEquine
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27 May 2012 - 6:18 PM

'Superb & artistically presented Warbler Image' ~ Peter

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maggie9
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28 May 2012 - 4:36 PM

well you've handled the harsh light to your advantageSmile
lovely detailed shot Ron


'moggie'

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Mike_Smith
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28 May 2012 - 9:40 PM

Beautiful shot i wish we had these birds up here in the North

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hasslebladuk
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29 May 2012 - 12:35 PM

What a cracker Ron excellent shot
mike

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bunbeam
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29 May 2012 - 5:05 PM

beautiful capture, love the pose and eye detail
bunSmile

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wonkers
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29 May 2012 - 6:24 PM

A beautiful capture.

Jill

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moiral
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29 May 2012 - 9:33 PM

Beautifully captured Ron. Moira

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Richsr
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30 May 2012 - 1:05 PM

Good work here Ron
Regards Richard

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accipiter
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30 May 2012 - 1:44 PM

What a little beauty - super capture. A

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NeilWigan
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30 May 2012 - 8:04 PM

well controlled under the circumstances Ron.

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sparrowhawk
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30 May 2012 - 9:16 PM

beautiful

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Alan_Coles
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31 May 2012 - 7:24 AM

Cracking shot Ron.

Another bird on my list, never ever seen one even Sad

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