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Was surprised to this bird nesting when we were at Lotherton last Sat.
He looked so miserable I just had to take the photo.
It was only when I got home I realised he had a flutterbye on his back.
Another wet and wonderful day ahead...enjoy!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Aug 2014 - 1:17 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:HEH YOU! Getta offa my back
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:28 Aug 2014 - 7:10 AM
Tags:General, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature
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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 7:16 AM

Love his fed up expression.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 7:18 AM

Maybe s/he is hacked off about being stomped on by a bug?

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 - 7:20 AM

Nice one!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 7:27 AM

What a super capture, Barbs, and an added bonus of the admiral Smile Carol

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janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 - 7:40 AM

Lovely capture Barbara Smile
Jan

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
28 Aug 2014 - 8:13 AM

A special one this Barbara Smile Lovely imageGrinGrin

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 8:21 AM

Great spot and capture Barbs.
Joan

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 8:26 AM

What a marvellous shot with the bonus package only evident later.
R.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8520 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1088 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 8:34 AM

Very, very funny. It's not often feathers make me laugh.
Moira

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 354 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 9:07 AM

Red Admiral comes to visit!
Great shot.

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digital_boi
28 Aug 2014 - 9:38 AM

he does look a wee tad grumpy here Barbara a pleasing bonus as well its amazing what you don't see when taking a picture

Graham

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gary_d
gary_d  7575 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 9:51 AM

Probably you just woke him up. - Gary

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Jeddahknight111
Jeddahknight111 e2 Member 2Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 10:00 AM

Very good capture , now get one of it smiling!WinkGrin

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 10:18 AM

He certainly does look cross. Perhaps he's got one of those big twigs stuck up his bottom. Blush

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 732 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 10:32 AM

Well spotted Barbara,
Geoff.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 10:46 AM

What an amazing find when you uploaded your image.
Even without the butterfly it's a great image of the bird in it's nest.
So fluffy you want to touch him/her.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 10:48 AM

Good to find things that you didn't see when taking
R.

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jadus
jadus e2 Member 31019 forum postsjadus vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 10:55 AM

Awesome, Barbara!

I love Lotherton.

Jade

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 11:20 AM

Great shot, Barbs, and like the inclusion of the little visitor too! SmileSmile
A wet day ahead? It's blue skies and sunshine here in Wakey... Wink
Trev Smile

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 11:40 AM

A great capture Barbara, like the little visitorSmile

Cliff

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 11:48 AM

The camera sees things the eye misses. What a lovely surprise for you, and us.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
28 Aug 2014 - 11:58 AM

What a lovely face Barbara, is in an Egret?

Ruth

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Brilane
Brilane  8 Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 12:04 PM

Great shot.
Brian

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 12:13 PM

I would look miserable too after paying the builders
to build me a nest and they made a pigs ear of it !!
Mick.

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peekay2001
28 Aug 2014 - 1:05 PM

a wonderful capture.. looks like pondering over a very serious matter.. or grieving for old losses.. looks lost by the eyes..

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10495 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 1:42 PM

That is a superb capture Barbara and it's funny what we see in our images when we have them on the screen./

Some of us even see dust bunnies.Thank you for pointing that out and thank you so much for your User Award today.

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cantona43
cantona43  9915 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 1:43 PM

an excellent capture Barbara, and so well spotted too what a bonus with the butterfly
Neil

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pascalg
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28 Aug 2014 - 4:33 PM

beautiful
love the tones / atmosphere here

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2212 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 6:02 PM

This is brilliant BarbaraSmile
NettaSmile

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lifesnapper
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28 Aug 2014 - 6:11 PM

What a smashing picture Barbara, and what a great bonus too.

JohnSmile

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 6:24 PM

Wonderful capture Barbara, and a bonus flutterby as well.

Dave.

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capto
capto e2 Member 21455 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 7:10 PM

That's something you'll wait along time to see again. Definitely one to keep.Smile

ivor

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 7:14 PM

And....... he's giving you the eye Barbara!!!! Nice Image. I like it a lot!

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Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
28 Aug 2014 - 9:30 PM

Great capture. The butterfly on the back is the icing on the cake.

Fred

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Lynniesefforts
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29 Aug 2014 - 12:42 AM

Oh!! What a beauty Barbara.. isn't it exciting when you get an extra you didn't notice at the time... Terrific image..love the expression on his face.

Lynette GrinGrin

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
29 Aug 2014 - 3:31 AM

Very pretty. Love it's abode.

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
31 Aug 2014 - 7:22 AM

Super beautiful image , Barbs ! - That pure white is lovely ! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.

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JohnoP
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1 Sep 2014 - 7:50 AM

What a lovely find Barbara! Smile John

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