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The Jackdaw (corvidae)
A small member of the crow family and an expert flier.Jackdaws breed in most of Europe except in Iceland and N Scandinavia. In NE Europe only in summer. Flourishes elsewhere in towns,parks,woods, and farmland.
This particular bird was shot at Bushy Park in the Autumn.
Please accept my very grateful thanks for the generous response to the Raven and my particular thanks go to Brian65 for giving his UA.

Ron

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D700 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:500.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:13 Oct 2012 - 11:47 AM
Focal Length:850mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.7
Aperture:f/6.7
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Mr Jack Daw
Username:Maiwand Maiwand
Uploaded:3 Mar 2014 - 2:07 PM
Tags:Birds, Bushey, Maiwand, Wildlife / nature, Wildlife.
Votes:66

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 2:18 PM

superb

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 2:19 PM

Excellent detail in this shot.
Joan.

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franken
franken e2 Member 123261 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 2:20 PM

A wonderful capture Ron.

Ken

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CarolG
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3 Mar 2014 - 2:21 PM

Top class, Ron, a superb image. Carol

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Mike_Young
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3 Mar 2014 - 2:25 PM

As always a great shot Ron.

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sweetpea62
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3 Mar 2014 - 2:28 PM

A beautiful detailed capture Ron..Lin

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2014 - 2:30 PM

Great capture, every morning I put out some bread and seeds for the birds and most of the birds that come down are Jack Daws.

Eileen

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taggart
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3 Mar 2014 - 2:57 PM

the judge who is about to scold----

Goo shot!

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Badgerfred
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3 Mar 2014 - 3:01 PM

Fine shot Ron, great pose and detail,
Fred.

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PhilT2
PhilT2 e2 Member 4104 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England14 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 3:18 PM

Nice detail in the plumage........always tricky with black. Fine shot indeed

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Lillian
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3 Mar 2014 - 3:40 PM

Most impressive Ron
LIllian

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 3:43 PM

Great image,

Ali

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 4:01 PM

Thanks everyone
Ron

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bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 2bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 4:19 PM

super detail Ron.

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rayme330
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3 Mar 2014 - 4:38 PM

An intimidating looking bird wonderfully captured by you Ron. Great plumage detail.

Ray

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 690 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 6:20 PM

super capture well presented

David

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
3 Mar 2014 - 8:18 PM

Lovely shot Ron. Cathy

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dave1967
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3 Mar 2014 - 10:04 PM

Great shot
Dave

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pluckyfilly
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3 Mar 2014 - 10:37 PM

Beautiful shot Ron

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 Mar 2014 - 12:50 AM

Curious looking bird! They are rather clever!
There is one in Hyde Park that comes to eat with the pigeons whe I feed them in the morning... It takes bread morsels one by one into his beak until he can't pick up anymore and then goes to the next tree brunch to feed at leasure... Grin
IB

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Joline
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4 Mar 2014 - 12:15 PM

He reminds me of a history professor I had in collegeSmile He does look like a most intelligent bird.

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jaktis
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4 Mar 2014 - 6:59 PM

Great DOF for this shot

Peter

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5 Mar 2014 - 8:05 AM

first class image Ron and an outstanding recent series - especially liked the kite. A

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Maiwand
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5 Mar 2014 - 11:44 AM

Grateful thanks everyone.
Ron

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senn
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5 Mar 2014 - 7:38 PM

very good detail here Ron

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dawnmichelle
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6 Mar 2014 - 2:20 AM

love the shot

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2014 - 11:20 AM

Excellent shot of this clever, handsome bird.
We had a semi tame one that used to visit my school and
take food from our hands.
(that's a while back !)

B.

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JuBarney
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6 Mar 2014 - 3:49 PM

A handsome capture; I know his cousin Eric!
Ju

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bricurtis
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6 Mar 2014 - 9:32 PM

Caught the grey beautifully in this image Ron - a lot don't manage that. Nice one.
Brian.

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6 Mar 2014 - 9:55 PM

Great shot Ron lovely detail in the blacks and sharpness
cheers mike

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A Booth
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7 Mar 2014 - 11:14 AM

great portrait of this ferocious looking fellow. good detail in an excellent composition.

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annettep38
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7 Mar 2014 - 1:23 PM

What a character! excellent shot

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Mike_Smith
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7 Mar 2014 - 3:56 PM

Great example this one Ron, i once knew a man who used to walk around with one on his shoulder, and it was a great talker too

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Glostopcat
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9 Mar 2014 - 5:32 PM

A cracking shot of this handsome corvid, the detail and colouring in the plumage has been perfectly recorded

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SimonFletch
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19 Mar 2014 - 4:57 AM

...and I know his other cousin, Diana Blush
Perfect photography as always, Ron and your presentation is top drawer.

Simon

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2014 - 11:43 PM

Superb color, clarity, DOF, tones, & very Artistic Composition, Ron~

Ciao ~ Peter Smile

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