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Well many days in the hide paid off and got a couple of shots today of these incredible shy and elusive birds. Average stay about 5 seconds.

Not exactly what I was after but I thought worth a post.

Thanks for taking a look.

David

Brand:Canon
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:22 Feb 2013 - 11:45 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Custom
Title:Thoughtful Jay
Username:johnjo58 johnjo58
Uploaded:22 Feb 2013 - 3:47 PM
Tags:Jay, Wildlife / nature
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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3645 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 3:50 PM

Great Jay image, I love the perch,

Ali SmileSmile

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stuart1963
stuart1963 Plus Member 3268 forum postsstuart1963 vcard United Kingdom
22 Feb 2013 - 3:53 PM

Worth the wait i thinkGrin

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johnke
johnke  2202 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 4:09 PM

I agree with every one its a fantastic, well exposed and well presented image...JOHN

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 4:12 PM

your perch is as well detailed and full of character as the jay!

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Trev_B Plus Member 8138 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 4:15 PM

Very nice David.

Trev

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 4:18 PM

Well I sure would be pleased with this David,
lovely details and great colours with a top back ground setting
the image off well
Lillian

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
22 Feb 2013 - 4:25 PM

Lovely image. Great bg. I like the composition.

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64942 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 6:34 PM

Such a beautiful bird. Clear as a bell.
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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 6:42 PM

A really superbly captured and presented shot of the Jay David. As brilliant as ever.
Ron

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richmowil Plus Member 6304 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 7:04 PM

Great detail and colours - great image - i like it a lot!

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WindowonWildlife Plus Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 7:11 PM

I'm gonna have another crack with them tomorrow David, hopefully this time they turn up !! Spent 15 hours last weekend and they never bothered to show Sad Onwards and Upwards Wink
An excellent capture here mate, great comp and BG Smile

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OAKEY
OAKEY  7 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2013 - 7:16 PM

Great Jay capture David, well worth all the trouble.
Shaun

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Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2013 - 7:57 PM

A lovely pose........Sandy

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Norfolkboy
22 Feb 2013 - 8:02 PM

Superb catch, David.
Colin

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Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 - 9:29 PM

You and Dean are king of the Jays, fantastic image David.
Brian

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Louise_Morris Plus Member 42427 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
24 Feb 2013 - 10:16 AM

Excellent David! Lou

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