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This is a set of reference images only
as have been requested to show both birds now also Great Grey owl on
They were way to far up and away for my 100-400mm lens...unfortunately
V2 another Black Woodpecker
V3 Three toed Woodpecker...that is also hand held as had fallen
and bit shaken to carry tripod any further..walked miles!!!

V4 just added Great Grey Owl sitting on eggs in wild

Thank you Steve and Dave for your User Awards on the Hawfinch[/b]
very much appreciated

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Apr 2013 - 12:08 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Black Woodpecker
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:29 Jan 2014 - 8:12 AM
Tags:Black Woodpecker, General, Three toed Woodpecker, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:204
Unique Views:83
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 8:15 AM

Great background and interest in this picture!

Mike_Young
Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 8:27 AM

Four marvellous wildlife shots.... you are really making me want to visit Sweden

Last Modified By Mike_Young at 29 Jan 2014 - 8:27 AM
ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 8:28 AM

A hard image to get right.
You done a great job to keep sky blue.
Very nice detail and textures.
Very well taken...

Dave

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2268 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 8:30 AM

That is a mean hole he has made in the tree Lillian...thanks for showing us...Love your set of images

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
29 Jan 2014 - 8:32 AM

Fine captures Lillian,
Fred.

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8183 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 8:34 AM

A fascinating set, Lillian. Carol

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 9:01 AM

A WONDERFUL SET love them all

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 9:02 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrin
Diane

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 9:03 AM

A fine series as always, Lillian.

Ray

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 9:04 AM

Four fabulous images Lillian, has to be the owl for me today GrinGrin

Kathryn

Caziwinkles
29 Jan 2014 - 9:06 AM


Quote: Four fabulous images Lillian, has to be the owl for me today GrinGrin

Kathryn

I totally agree - splendid images Lillian. Sad

Carol

capto
capto Plus Member 32132 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 9:08 AM

A great set.Smile

ivor

morpheus1955
29 Jan 2014 - 9:09 AM

Superb set of images Lillian, love them all

Hugh

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 9:26 AM

Superb set Lillian - every one a winner.
Joan.

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 9:29 AM

Wonderful shots Lillian. Love V3.GrinGrin
Ron

AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
29 Jan 2014 - 10:00 AM

A lovely set of images Lillian and I loved seeing the woodpecker in its hole. Ann.

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 10:08 AM

nº2 is adorable, great composition,too

PattiW
PattiW Plus Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 10:22 AM

Fantastic set of images!

gss
gss  1 Romania1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 10:45 AM

Another great set of birds!
Silviu

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 10:53 AM

Black Woodpecker a beauty Lillian, what a find !!
Ron

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 11:00 AM

A cracking set lillian fantastic detail v1 for me today a stunner nice one Wink
Andy

williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 11:17 AM

really well taken lovely set.

billy

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 11:25 AM

Superb set, as usual, do like V1 though. Sticking his head out to see whats about. GrinGrinGrin Peter.

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 11:37 AM

Lovely to get a peek even if not clos enough.
V4 is fascinating with the bird blending into the tree trunk!
Kate GrinGrinGrin

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 462 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 11:40 AM

How amazing Lillian!!!!

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 12:16 PM

A great set of birdy images, Lillian, but love the ones of the black woody peeping out of his hole! Wink
Trev Smile

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 12:33 PM

A fine set of reference pics Lillian.
Well coloured.
Good set.
Mick.

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
29 Jan 2014 - 12:35 PM

A fascinating and interesting set of images, Lillian.
Effrossini

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 12:43 PM

I didn't know there was such a bird. Lucky you to spot one and take such great shots.

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 1:24 PM

Great images Lillian,

Ali

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 2:51 PM

What a great find Lillian..excellent set..Lin

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 4:17 PM

Beautiful wildlife captures, Lillian!
Regards,
George

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 4:54 PM

Four nice shots.

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 5:18 PM

Four nice images LillianSmile

Cliff

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 5:25 PM

An interesting set Lillian, all well worth a look and very nice to see.

John Smile

gwynn56
gwynn56  380 forum posts England
29 Jan 2014 - 5:53 PM

lovely set of images Smile

HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 4272 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
29 Jan 2014 - 6:11 PM

That owl is wonderful. I had never heard of a black woodpecker before. The only one I have ever seen was the red backed kind. Owls are really cute birds.

Maureen

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7222 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 6:21 PM

Cracking shots Lillian all of them, love the Black Woody

janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
29 Jan 2014 - 6:32 PM

Wonderful set of images Lillian Smile
Jan

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96318 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 7:09 PM


Quote: This is a set of reference images only

You said itWink


Adrian

digital_boi
29 Jan 2014 - 7:16 PM

always annoying when the lens is not big enough still a grand set Lillian

G

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 7:18 PM

I love that little black woodpecker peeking out! Smile

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2014 - 7:19 PM

Four lovely imagesSmile

Eileen

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 7:32 PM

What a terrific find, and lovely set.
Ju
(I have food poisoning so feel pretty awful)

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91970 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 8:45 PM

Great record shots Lillian - I reckon you should work on that owl shot for a single upload.
Brian.

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
29 Jan 2014 - 8:58 PM

Smashing Lillian. What an amazing bird. Cathy

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 9:52 PM

A super set of shots of some species that i've never seen before, I agree with Brian that v4 has great potential as a future upload if you've some time available to spend working on it

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3232 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2014 - 10:03 PM

Another lovely setSmile
NettaSmile

Daxiesmum
Daxiesmum Plus Member 3Daxiesmum vcard United Kingdom
29 Jan 2014 - 11:04 PM

Great shots Lillian. Somehow I have seen similar ones elsewhere.
At the moment I am on my way home fromYellowstone. Now in Minneapolis waiting 5 hours for the London flight. Home tomorrow afternoon.

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2014 - 12:07 AM

Well my friend Becky..seeing as you were there with me
and a longer lens...
you should have better ones!!!

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
30 Jan 2014 - 12:33 AM


Quote: That is a mean hole he has made in the tree Lillian...thanks for showing us...Love your set of images

Terrific set Lillian...

Lynette Grin

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