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This Egyptian goose loves sport ! His favourite place is on top of the spray light next to the main pavilion. Here he was watching a cricket game Smile
V2 - an Ibis [ Hadeda ] sitting high too
Thank you to all who commented and voted on the old cars and a special thanx to Willie for his mods Smile
Have a super Sunday

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Lens:4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24.0 - 1200.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Oct 2013 - 2:14 PM
Focal Length:215mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.5
Aperture:f/6.5
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Silly Goose
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:27 Oct 2013 - 3:14 AM
Tags:Egyptian goose, Hadeda Ibis, Humour / fun, Silly sunday
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Votes:82
Voters:S_Psharma · Potra · Jocelia · Daisymaye · LynneJoyce · Mollycat · ColleenA · andylea · Ray12 · jaktis · CarolG · jovanovic · dven · kathrynlouise · Mototaur · Badgerfred · cheesey · Philip_H · anglingandyq · lenocm · User_Removed · Caziwinkles · mistere · RobertTurley · sparrowhawk · GeorgePlatis · Bzox · Derek_Fearn · EMJAYCEE · cazozphil · barbarahirst · achieverswales · digital_boi · Alan_Baseley · cats_123 · marshfam19 · gary_d · Rende · PattiW · Chinga · williamsloan · widtink · rayme330 · EileenH · alligatorpants · taggart · capto · sable · Nikonuser1 · Lillian · netta1234 · myrab · basith · jdinne · mikbee · chrissie3 · Mike_Smith · derekp · JuBarney · jasonrwl · ChristineD · pentony · Jenny-D · Holmewood · DicksPics · gallero · prabhusinha · ValeryAst · fificat100 · BIGRY1 · 213hardy · kuvailija · mashwood10 · georgiepoolie · AnnJ · ChiliMan · accipiter · User_Removed · abeeror2 · lesliea · annettep38 · Ayoob ·
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 3:31 AM

Superb images second version looks better.

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Potra
Potra Plus Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
27 Oct 2013 - 3:50 AM

That must be a preferred seating. He looks pretty comfortable. Wink
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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 4:20 AM

I do prefer V2. There seems to be more detail and like the colour in the feathers.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 5:02 AM

V2 for me too though the expression on the Goose's face in V1 is highly amusing.

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
27 Oct 2013 - 5:38 AM

I like the way goose is enjoying the cricket from that vantage point. v2 is equally good.

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 5:52 AM

He's enjoying the view in V1. Trying to make out what he's squating on. GrinGrin Peter.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2220 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 5:59 AM

Morning Herman....a beautiful day in CT....sunny and no wind...two of the noisiest birds around...great imagesGrinGrin

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
27 Oct 2013 - 6:17 AM

A great POV in v1

Peter

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8153 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 6:30 AM

Super pov in V.1, Herman, that's what's called 'getting a bird's eye view' Grin Carol

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 6:50 AM

2 wonderful images Herman but V2 for me, fabulous GrinGrin

Kathryn

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Mototaur
Mototaur  226 forum posts England
27 Oct 2013 - 6:52 AM

Great photo's Herman. Wonderful birds Smile

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Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
27 Oct 2013 - 7:14 AM

2 fine captures Herman,
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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 - 7:29 AM

Two great bird images, Herman. Love the pov in V1.

P.

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
27 Oct 2013 - 7:42 AM

2 super images Herman

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Caziwinkles
27 Oct 2013 - 7:51 AM


Quote: Super pov in V.1, Herman, that's what's called 'getting a bird's eye view' Grin Carol

Immediately came into my mind too - great images Herman - what a beak in V2!! Smile

Carol

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mistere
mistere Plus Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 7:51 AM

Interesting pov in v1, love the expression on the birds face, looks like its enjoying the game. Nice work H.

Dave.

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27 Oct 2013 - 8:17 AM

brilliant set of shots

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GeorgePlatis
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27 Oct 2013 - 8:32 AM

Great captures Herman especially V1 !
George

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EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 9:00 AM

V2 is a lovely shot Herman but V1 makes me smile - a crafty look in his eye; I got in for freeGrin
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barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 9:45 AM

definately different take ....

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achieverswales
27 Oct 2013 - 9:46 AM

A couple of excellent captures Herman, the sheen on the wings in V2 is awesome.

Regards

Trev.

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digital_boi
27 Oct 2013 - 9:46 AM

V2 is a real winner Herman excellent detail

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cats_123 Plus Member 104283 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 9:58 AM

must feel safe up there...no big hitters in your team, then? WinkGrinGrinGrin

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27 Oct 2013 - 10:46 AM

Two nice images, V2 is a new one on me. - gary

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27 Oct 2013 - 10:56 AM

Lovely composition Herman.
Rende

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 - 11:22 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Both stunning Herman! Very well seen!
IB

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27 Oct 2013 - 11:49 AM

two great shots V2 for me crisp and clear.

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27 Oct 2013 - 11:56 AM

Two fine shots, Herman with added humour of course.

Ray

Ray

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 - 12:18 PM

Great setSmile

Eileen

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capto Plus Member 21689 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 2:20 PM

I hope no one was out for a duck....or should that be a goose.WinkSmile

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sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 2:24 PM

Two excellent images xx

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27 Oct 2013 - 2:26 PM

2 great captures Herman, V1 for meSmile


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27 Oct 2013 - 2:52 PM

Just love V2 what a capture Herman
two lovely images
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netta1234 Plus Member 2221 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 2:56 PM

A bird's eye view from the top here ,two great high imagesSmile
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myrab Plus Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 - 3:37 PM

Love the ibis Herman.

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jdinne  11 England
27 Oct 2013 - 3:39 PM

Think v2 is stunning Herman.

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basith  2 Sri Lanka
27 Oct 2013 - 3:40 PM

Lovely Captures Herman.
V1 looking good for me.

Basith

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27 Oct 2013 - 3:58 PM

Like the low POV Herman.
Colourful shots.
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chrissie3  6 England
27 Oct 2013 - 4:55 PM

Do they think they are human!!! Great pictures.

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Mike_Smith Plus Member 7217 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2013 - 5:28 PM

I thought of your picture of this bird in V1, you put one up a while ago, well i was watching a Hawain Goose and they look similar. I love the sheen on the feathers of the Ibis

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27 Oct 2013 - 5:35 PM

Two cracking shots: what a stomach on V1, and V2 is quite special.
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ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
27 Oct 2013 - 6:28 PM

Lovely Captures V2 for me

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Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 - 10:13 PM

Great shots Herman. Agree with Christine above. Cathy

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27 Oct 2013 - 11:48 PM

Two beauties, Herman!

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gallero Plus Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
28 Oct 2013 - 1:35 AM

Excelente captura usted logro un angulo perfecto.

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ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
28 Oct 2013 - 8:19 AM

I see that this goose is a great sly fellow ... He does not want to buy a ticket and go along with allWinkLol
Regards Valery

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28 Oct 2013 - 4:06 PM

Two super captures, Herman. V1 sure raises a smile (as do some of the comments on here!) V2 is really lovely and runs away with my vote! SmileSmile

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ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2013 - 10:07 AM

Two excellent captures, Herman, but I really love the Ibis one. Fantastic shot there Smile

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