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Good evening folks,
Not the best day I ever had at the hide, light not up to a lot and
all my visitors just flashed in and out.
The highlight is this first ever Jay. I have never been this fortunate before.
I set this perch up a week ago hoping to entice this fellow in, and it worked.
Now the key is to keep him interested.
Thanks for looking and for the C&C's on my Bank vole.
Very much appreciated indeed.
Colin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Feb 2013 - 1:12 PM
Focal Length:350mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:"My first Jay"
Username:Norfolkboy Norfolkboy
Uploaded:28 Feb 2013 - 5:51 PM
Tags:British birds, Garrulus glandarius, Jay, Wildlife / nature
Votes:56

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 690 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 5:55 PM

super capture.. well presented

David

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 5:56 PM

Well worth your time and effort, a wonderful capture, well done

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pdunstan_Greymoon
pdunstan_Greymoon e2 Member 2pdunstan_Greymoon vcard United Kingdom
28 Feb 2013 - 5:58 PM

Lovely first effort!!

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Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
28 Feb 2013 - 5:58 PM

A fab capture Smile

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7126 forum postsTrev_B vcard England66 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 6:01 PM

Very nice for a first one Colin.... really well done.

Trev

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 3261 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 6:24 PM

They are very pretty birds but wary.....we had our first Jay in the garden this year...........very exciting time............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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gary_d
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28 Feb 2013 - 6:26 PM

He posed well for you. - gary

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Meheecho
Meheecho e2 Member 2275 forum postsMeheecho vcard United Kingdom
28 Feb 2013 - 6:45 PM

A great capture
Steve

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Kevlar
Kevlar e2 Member 8161 forum postsKevlar vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 6:46 PM

...and a very nice one too.

Kevin

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96185 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 7:14 PM

Well done mate

Adrian

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 6279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 7:22 PM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!

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Graham_P
Graham_P e2 Member 8Graham_P vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 7:40 PM

Very nicely captured Colin.

Last Modified By Graham_P at 28 Feb 2013 - 7:40 PM

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 7:41 PM

I'm green with envy!Tongue Super capture mate, nice to see the hard work paying off!WinkGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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Jefflor
Jefflor e2 Member 2Jefflor vcard United Kingdom
28 Feb 2013 - 7:43 PM

Well done.... lovely capture.

Jeff

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johnke
johnke e2 Member 156 forum postsjohnke vcard South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 8:00 PM

Fantastic work (again) a super image with alot of quality, amazing...John

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 7:58 AM

Well captured Colin
very interesting pose too
Lillian

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 3christinecilia vcard England
1 Mar 2013 - 4:45 PM

very good love it well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 8:05 PM

well done I was very pleased when I first got some last year they are sooo shy

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OAKEY
OAKEY e2 Member 6OAKEY vcard United Kingdom
1 Mar 2013 - 8:44 PM

Very nicely nailed Colin, a beauty for sure.
Shaun

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trevrob
trevrob e2 Member 1trevrob vcard United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 - 7:58 PM

great capture colin

trev

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