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Female peacock today with her just hatched family, we were visiting a bird sanctuary in the Malverns when we spotted these and they run fast believe me, the wardens were soon behind us as they captured the family to put them in a safe place away from predators so this was our only chance of any pics glad I got one at leastWink many thanks for all visits to my PF I am most grateful for your comments and thank you all very muchSmile

not my best day yesterday - onward and upward is my aim but whenSad

Brand:LEICA
Camera:Leica V-Lux 3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jul 2012 - 11:26 AM
Focal Length:36.9mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.9
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:-0.66
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:mum and young
Username:pluckyfilly pluckyfilly
Uploaded:16 Feb 2013 - 7:48 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Pets / captive animals, Photo journalism, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 7:52 AM

Cute kids, Ann, well captured under difficult circumstances. Carol

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 8:05 AM

Typical kids!! and a lovely family group, Ann.

Dave

canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2013 - 8:33 AM

A lovely image and well captured Ann. I hope your health improves soon
Jim

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 8:41 AM

Awwww so cuteGrinGrinGrin I dont think I have ever seen peacock chicksSad
Lovely, well captured!
Diane

achieverswales
16 Feb 2013 - 8:50 AM

Mothers love is so strong Ann, beautiful capture.

Regards

Trev.

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 8:52 AM

they really are cute ann wonderful colour and detail on mum too a belter nice one Wink
andy

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 8:56 AM

Cute as buttons!

johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 8:59 AM

A warm and tender capture,Ann....John

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 9:10 AM

What a wonderful capture SmileSmile
Helen

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
16 Feb 2013 - 9:26 AM

Lovely image Ann,
Fred.

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33120 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 9:55 AM

A beautiful family portrait Ann, filled with love and quality.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 9:56 AM

Wonderful, definitely has the cute factor which is always a winner.

Best Matt

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 10:25 AM

I also have not seen peacock chicks Ann
and well done to you getting this one
Lillian

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 10:41 AM

Lovely capture Ann; have never seen peacock chicks before.
As to your question; it was taken inside our house, more to follow later Wink
Rende

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 11:26 AM

Awww...how cute! Smile A super capture of mother and her chicks, Ann Wink
Get yourself better soon...
Trev Smile

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 12:28 PM

Great image just a tad wider and higher to get head in with room to move..



Dave

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 12:55 PM

Good low POV

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
16 Feb 2013 - 1:13 PM

Right place right time well done Ann, like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 2:39 PM

This is charming, never occured to me that peacocks wat on nests and so on-- studpid me,
I like how you made this picture thru the grasses and flowers! Nice!

digital_boi
16 Feb 2013 - 3:08 PM

endearing capture Ann nice oen

Graham

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 3:40 PM

Well captured Ann. Seems like you did not have very long to get this one. Well done.
Ron

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 5:05 PM

A charming little family,great shot,
Ali

OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2013 - 5:46 PM

Lovely capture Ann, chicks look great amongst the flowers, very nicely shot in deed.
Shaun

maryg
maryg e2 Member 566 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 6:02 PM

Well done! Not easy when they're on the run!!Grin

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2173 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 8:50 PM

Lovely and verry cute image,I've never seen Peacock's chiks before eitherSmile
NettaSmile

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 6:56 PM

Wonderful capture of a great 'family' moment. I have never seen Peacock chicks either!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
17 Feb 2013 - 9:43 PM

bien lograda..

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 10:51 PM

What a lovely family portrait

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