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One from earlier in the year rrom Threave Gardens Near Castle Douglass, South West Scotland!!

Thanks for your votes on the Tree Sparrow, appreciated as always!!

Have a great day. I'll not be around for about 10days or so!!

Catch up soon!!

Bill

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0-500.0 mm f/4.0-6.3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Jul 2013 - 11:20 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Great Spotted Woodpecker
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:3 Oct 2013 - 12:09 AM
Tags:Dendrocopos major, Feeder, Feeding station, Great spotted woodpecker, Hide, Threave gardens, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:68
Voters:sweetpea62 · Trev_B · tonyguitar · taggart · Jeddahknight111 · TyChee · Hermanus · Chinga · CarolG · jovanovic · fificat100 · robway · netta1234 · RobertTurley · phillG · Nikonuser1 · canonfan · barbarahirst · M_squared · fentiger · rayme330 · User_Removed · digital_boi · EMJAYCEE · helenlinda · Norfolkboy · NaturesHaven · EileenH · stuart1963 · mex · NDODS · cats_123 · leontari · Alan_Baseley · GeorgePlatis · kuvailija · sparrowhawk · ali63 · dven · JuBarney · capto · craggwildlifephotography · Brian65 · Bzox · ColleenA · Holmewood · jasonrwl · Newdawei · WesternRed · georgiepoolie · trevrob · DicksPics · HuddersfieldHil · AlexAppleby · Mototaur · carper123 · Mike_Smith · Rende · Maiwand · Jenny-D · ValeryAst · pentony · rontear · A Booth · FeatherFriend · Terces_Resop · Glostopcat · Potra ·
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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 12:16 AM

Lovely image, excellent details..Lin

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Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8142 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 12:16 AM

A lovely GSW Bill.. like itWink

Trev

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tonyguitar
3 Oct 2013 - 12:22 AM

Was this vertical Bill? No matter, an excellent GSW any which way. TG

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taggart
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3 Oct 2013 - 12:56 AM

Good to see the woodpeckers again!

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Jeddahknight111
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3 Oct 2013 - 4:06 AM

Really nice photo.Smile

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TyChee
TyChee Plus Member 10256 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 4:23 AM

Great capture!
Ty

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
3 Oct 2013 - 4:38 AM

I really like the British woodpeckers - such lovely birds !! Excellent capture Bill !! Enjoy your time away Smile

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
3 Oct 2013 - 5:30 AM

This is adorable bill! What lovely colours he's got!
Looks like he's enjoying posing for you...
IB

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 5:53 AM

Well 'spotted' and captured, Bill Smile Carol

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3236 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 6:49 AM

A Lovely imageSmile
NettaSmile

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 7:04 AM

Great capture Bill, well spottedSmile

Cliff

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2013 - 7:35 AM

This is a wonderful image Bill. Enjoy your break
Jim

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 7:39 AM

He, looks so proud

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3 Oct 2013 - 8:21 AM


Quote: Lovely image, excellent details..Lin

I agree. Smile

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digital_boi
3 Oct 2013 - 8:44 AM

striking a good pose for you Bill nice capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 8:46 AM

Good image of this alert looking GSW
Joan

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 8:59 AM

Splendid profile of this beautiful bird - excellent detail and colours Bill SmileSmile
Helen

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2013 - 9:10 AM

Great captureSmile

Eileen

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43983 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom109 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 10:03 AM

A great capture Bill

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
3 Oct 2013 - 10:48 AM

Such an innocent looking cutie. Great details and good dof. well done

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leontari
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3 Oct 2013 - 1:21 PM

Excellent composition Bill. Superb detail, colour and pose.
Effrossini

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 3:22 PM

Beautiful bird and excellent captured, Bill !
George

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
3 Oct 2013 - 4:56 PM


Quote: Excellent composition Bill. Superb detail, colour and pose.- Leontari said it! I had a woodpecker just 26.9. Looks about the same ! (the bird,not the image). ---- Jukka.
Effrossini

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3 Oct 2013 - 4:57 PM

superb

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ali63
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3 Oct 2013 - 5:11 PM

A beauty,

Ali Smile

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3 Oct 2013 - 5:39 PM

A splendid shot
Ju

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3 Oct 2013 - 7:39 PM

good one

David

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Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
3 Oct 2013 - 9:38 PM

Lovely shot Bill. See you on site soon. Cathy

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jasonrwl
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3 Oct 2013 - 11:09 PM

Are you going somewhere nice Bill?
Very nice shot of the GSW but the b/g is just a little distracting.
Jason

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Newdawei
Newdawei  4 China
3 Oct 2013 - 11:46 PM

An amazing capture , love it !
Chen

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
4 Oct 2013 - 2:33 AM

Lovely capture. Well done.
WesternRed.

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trevrob
trevrob Plus Member 2trevrob vcard United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 - 5:27 PM

excellent shot and capture Bill

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HuddersfieldHil

Great shot Bill - I might have gone for a wider aperture to blur the bkgrd a bit more but he is fabulousSmileSmile

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AlexAppleby
5 Oct 2013 - 5:24 PM

Lovely shot. What a beauty.

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carper123
carper123 Plus Member 3218 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Oct 2013 - 7:27 PM

A fabulous image, Bill, wonderful detail.
Nice one.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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7 Oct 2013 - 11:42 PM

Hi Bill, cracking shot mate, always a favorite of mine the GSW

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8 Oct 2013 - 1:40 PM

Lovely pose and excellent detail Bill.
Rende

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barbarahirst
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8 Oct 2013 - 6:22 PM

you are featured e2 piccy at the moment ...
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9 Oct 2013 - 6:47 PM

Terrific GSW shot. Superb.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
9 Oct 2013 - 10:38 PM

Lovely portrait, Bill!Smile
Regards Valery

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11 Oct 2013 - 1:46 PM

beautiful bird, lovely profile image, good colours and detail.

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11 Oct 2013 - 3:20 PM

Well captured Bill,
Geoff.

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Maiwand
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13 Oct 2013 - 9:19 AM

Excellent GSW capture Bill.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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