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Thank you to everyone who C&C'd my starling yesterday and most especially to trevrob and Mike_Smith for their very much appreciated UAs.

Here's a pic of a nuthatch who also decided he wanted his photo taken yesterday! Always happy to oblige, I was made up to have such a wonderful model!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D7100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:80.0-400.0 mm f/4.5-5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jan 2014 - 12:15 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Nuthatch
Username:AlexAppleby AlexAppleby
Uploaded:6 Jan 2014 - 7:43 PM
Tags:Nuthatch, Wildlife / nature
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trevrob
trevrob Plus Member 2trevrob vcard United Kingdom
6 Jan 2014 - 7:46 PM

stunning capture, love it Alex

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stuart1963
stuart1963 Plus Member 3268 forum postsstuart1963 vcard United Kingdom
6 Jan 2014 - 7:48 PM

Superb AlexGrin

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senn
senn Plus Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 7:49 PM

brilliant take

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Mike_Young
Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 8:06 PM

Smashing Alex

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nglen
nglen  741 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 8:16 PM

A first class picture with bread detail and natural colours.

Nick.

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 8:18 PM

Beautifully detailed picture Alex. Peter.

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7338 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 8:32 PM

Superb plumage detail and natural colours and fine eye. Love the pose and POV too, Alex and all complemented by those lovely clean bg tones.
Sylvia

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 8:56 PM

Top class shot Alex
Rob

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Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
6 Jan 2014 - 9:07 PM

Top Notch Alex, lovely detail.
Brian

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91952 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 9:15 PM

A superb image Alex - so well detailed.
Brian.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3645 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 9:18 PM

A superb Nutty image Alex

Ali GrinGrin

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 9:54 PM

What lovely colours!

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2014 - 10:00 PM

Beautiful captureSmile

Eileen

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jacquig
jacquig  1 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2014 - 10:08 PM

Great shot, Alex. He looks very aerodynamic! Beautiful apricot colour to his feathers. Smile

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capto
capto Plus Member 22035 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 10:22 PM

Eye catching detail in this lovely image.Smile

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TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 10:30 PM

Great shot, Alex - typical Nutty pose.
Tony

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 10:50 PM

Super pose and capture, Alex with remarkable, plumage detail and colouring.

Ray

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Glostopcat
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6 Jan 2014 - 11:11 PM

A fantastic shot of this lovely little nutty, such wonderful details and colours in the plumage and a perfect textbook classic pose

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ColleenA
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7 Jan 2014 - 12:46 AM

What a delightful image Alex.....wonderful photography as usual

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
7 Jan 2014 - 2:10 AM

Excellent birding ,once again ,Alex! - That detail and composition and....... GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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accipiter
accipiter Plus Member 5accipiter vcard England58 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2014 - 4:58 AM

A superb image of this nuthatch Alex - one of the best I have seen for a while. A

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Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
7 Jan 2014 - 5:05 AM

Such a beautiful pose .. Lovely colours ,great detail, a wonderful shot Alex Grin

Lynette Grin

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SimonFletch
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7 Jan 2014 - 5:06 AM

Stunningly superb image, Alex.
Perfect in every conceivable way.

Simon

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7 Jan 2014 - 6:16 AM

A top class image, Alex. Carol

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Nigeve1
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7 Jan 2014 - 7:05 AM

Top class image.
Nigel

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barbarahirst
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7 Jan 2014 - 7:18 AM

Isn't he a beauty
Well caught by yourself

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viscostatic
7 Jan 2014 - 11:08 AM

Superb detail Alex.

Phil.

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williamsloan
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7 Jan 2014 - 12:03 PM

super take.


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PhilSingleton
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7 Jan 2014 - 3:07 PM

Wonderful image - Lovely colours and great clarity.

Phil.

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rsjkinson
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7 Jan 2014 - 4:36 PM

Superb shot Alex

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coastem
coastem  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2014 - 7:25 PM

Hmm, Alex.

Another superb crisp, professional, evocative, photo.

It's like from National Geo---

I like all your work,

Thanks

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
9 Jan 2014 - 6:55 AM

Magnificent little bird with a classic pose on display...
Well seen! Grin
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