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Many thanks to you all for your kind comments. We have managed to arrange the funeral for next Thursday, my wife is still not taking her loss very well at the moment but things should be better after Thursday. Have not been out much but will try to get back to normal after next week. Kind regards. Brian.

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF400mm f/5.6L USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Goldfinch
Username:Brian65 Brian65
Uploaded:18 May 2014 - 3:13 PM
Tags:General, Wildlife / nature
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JohnoP
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18 May 2014 - 3:17 PM

Welcome back Brian...recognised your wonderful trademark image straight away! You have been sorely missed. Glad all is going as well as it can under the circumstances....look after that lovely wife of yours! Smile John

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ade123
ade123 Plus Member 2223 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2014 - 3:20 PM

Great images Brian
Great to see you back and best wishes to you and family

Ade

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8178 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2014 - 3:24 PM

Good to see you back, Brian, and with a cracking set of goldy images. All the very best to you and your wife at this very sad time. Carol

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bobpaige1
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18 May 2014 - 3:27 PM

Nice to see you back Brian,another stunning set beautiful work.

Bob.

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Badgerfred
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18 May 2014 - 3:58 PM

Fine set Brian, Best Wishes,
Fred.

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RonnieAG
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18 May 2014 - 4:01 PM

4 cracking shots of the goldfinch, Brian.
Your subjects always manage to settle on such pretty perches.
Hopefully after Thursday Mrs. Brian will start to feel she is getting over the loss.
By best wishes to you both meantime.
R.

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ColleenA
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18 May 2014 - 4:23 PM

I agree with Ronnie, your birds always land on pretty branches.
The finality of a funeral is always the hardest Brian...thinking of you and your family...

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Digby
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18 May 2014 - 4:25 PM

A good set with excellent detail.


Hugh

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stuart1963
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18 May 2014 - 4:25 PM

A branch for every bird, cracking shot Brian

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tomcat
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18 May 2014 - 4:42 PM

Four fine Finch fotos BrianWink

Hope all goes well mate, though that is a bit of an under statement

Adrian

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BIGRY1
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18 May 2014 - 4:51 PM

Great images as always and best wishes to you and your wife at this difficult timeSmile
Ryan

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18 May 2014 - 4:52 PM

Another wonderful set, Brian.

I hope things go as well as possible for you and your family over the next week or so.

Ken

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18 May 2014 - 5:01 PM

Great set of imagesSmileSmile

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barbarahirst
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18 May 2014 - 5:09 PM

my sincere thoughts are with you both

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M_squared
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18 May 2014 - 5:11 PM

Beautiful set.

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18 May 2014 - 5:47 PM

Quality shot Brian........
Alfie

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DicksPics
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18 May 2014 - 6:14 PM

Four excellent images, Brian!
My best wishes to you both at this very difficult time.

Richard

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DerekL
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18 May 2014 - 6:18 PM

Another great set Brian.
These Goldfinches will be applying for an Equity card soon. WinkWink

The loss of a loved one takes time to get over, but they always remain in your memory. My thoughts are with you both at this difficult time.

Derek

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18 May 2014 - 7:07 PM

Obviously something sad has happened while I've been away Brian but I hope things settle for you and your family. As always the photography is of the very highest standard.
Joan.

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GeorgePlatis
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18 May 2014 - 7:14 PM

Superb captures in great clarity, Brian!
George

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18 May 2014 - 7:23 PM

The best gold finch shots I have seen Brian simply stunning
Rob

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18 May 2014 - 7:49 PM

What a great set beautifully captured Brian
Lillian

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18 May 2014 - 7:50 PM

First class photography Brian, I really like V1Smile

Danny

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netta1234
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18 May 2014 - 7:59 PM

A brilliant set.
I will be thinking about you both during the next days,
take care
Netta

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pamelajean
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18 May 2014 - 8:28 PM

Lovely set, Brian, I'm going with your V1 as my favourite today.

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PhilT2
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18 May 2014 - 8:31 PM

Fabulous images again Brian. Hopefully after Thursday your wife will be able to come to terms with her loss.............always too much to organise initially which just adds to the pain. All the best to you both.
Many thanks for the time you spent on my pictures..........thought I might have sneaked my pathetic blue tit through without you seeing Blush

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18 May 2014 - 8:59 PM

Great set of birdie pics Brian

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ali63
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18 May 2014 - 9:14 PM

Superb images , hopefully things will be a bit easier after the Funeral, take care both of you Smile

Ali

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18 May 2014 - 9:25 PM

Brian, super, I'm blown away by the constant flow of perfectly toned and detail images you produce................

Paul.

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18 May 2014 - 10:30 PM

Superb shots Brian
Dave

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18 May 2014 - 10:43 PM

Super shots Brian. Thinking of you both. Cathy

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19 May 2014 - 8:55 AM

Superb images Brian. You really have got these down to a very fine art.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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19 May 2014 - 10:28 AM

Great image Brian.

Very sorry to hear about your sad news, and I wish you and your wife all the best at this difficult time.

Phil.

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CarolAnnLauderdale
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19 May 2014 - 10:59 AM

Beautiful set of images Brian, love them all but V1 is my favorite. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Carol

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19 May 2014 - 2:09 PM

stunning!!!!

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19 May 2014 - 4:42 PM

Stunning Goldie images Brian.

Jenny Smile

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19 May 2014 - 5:01 PM

Just sittin' and admirin'.
Bravo!

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20 May 2014 - 10:20 AM

4 Crackers Brian

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viscostatic
23 May 2014 - 12:30 PM

Excellent Brian, especially 1 and 3.

Phil.

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26 May 2014 - 12:48 PM

The colours and clear, uncluttered backgrounds are just fabulous Brian, outstanding wildlife photography my friend

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