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Red Squirell, Sciurus vulgaris

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I know - I normally put up Bird shots and No i didn't get lost in my filing system!! Taken on an earlier hide session, which on this occassion was an open front room window of a friends house completed with bean bag. This beautiful little thing decided to approach the tree with the feeders and yes your right - I just couldn't resist taking a barrage of images - The above is one and i hope you like it!!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0-500.0 mm f/4.0-6.3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:2 Mar 2013 - 10:39 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Red Squirell, Sciurus vulgaris
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:23 Mar 2013 - 7:57 AM
Tags:Red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 8:05 AM

Great to see a change from the feathered friends, Bill, and what a beauty you have captured Smile Carol

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nstewart
nstewart  4 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 - 8:07 AM

Great image, well captured

Neil

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 8:09 AM

Fantastic shot! How did you get so close? The detail is amazing!

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DicksPics
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23 Mar 2013 - 8:17 AM

What a wonderful image, Bill!
Excellent!

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 - 8:34 AM

Texture and detail in this lovely image are superb
Jim

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
23 Mar 2013 - 8:49 AM

Excellent close up, great detail,
Fred.

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Tobytoes
Tobytoes  1 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 - 8:51 AM

Brilliant shot, so sharp, good depth of field yet nice blurred background, just what the judge ordered.

Bryan
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leontari
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23 Mar 2013 - 8:52 AM

Amazing imageSmileSmileSmile
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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 8:58 AM

Stunning, an image of the highest order, pin sharp and perfectly focused with wonderful natural colour in abundance.

Regards Nathan

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 9:04 AM

Nice to have a change, and this is a great detailed shot of a Red Squidger.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 9:09 AM

Stunning close-up.

Albert

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CaroleS
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23 Mar 2013 - 10:08 AM

A first class close up with lovely fine detail!
Carole

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headskiesfly
23 Mar 2013 - 10:13 AM

Amazing detail in this fantastic close up, cracking.
Rick

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 10:21 AM

Well done Bill a beauty....

Trev

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 10:39 AM

I So love this! Superb detail and colouring!

Sarah *

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 - 11:02 AM

Just stunning Bill, so much detail.
Brian

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 11:08 AM

Excellent shot with wonderful detail!
Rende

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41055 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 11:11 AM

Full of character, sharp and excellent reflections in the eyes. A beauty.

Dave

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 - 11:17 AM

Beautifully composed close-up. Well captured.

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 11:33 AM

Super sharp close up Bill
Regards Brian

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 - 12:42 PM

Amazing close up the detail is superb
Steve

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 - 12:46 PM

Such a first class shot! Grin
Nothing "vulgaris" about your cute subject! GrinGrin
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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 12:49 PM

A superb image of a Red Squirrel.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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almiles
almiles  438 forum posts United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 1:59 PM

SO much detail, It's lovely! Smile

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
23 Mar 2013 - 2:06 PM

Una captura maravillosa.

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maggietear
23 Mar 2013 - 2:39 PM

A stunning portrait of one of our most attractive species, colour and fur detail are fantastic!
Maggie

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 2:51 PM

A fabulous image Bill - excellent background superb detail and a lovely reflection in the eye WonderfulSmileSmileSmile

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anglingandyq
23 Mar 2013 - 3:37 PM

Cracking image Bill atleast he was behaving himselfWink

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Glostopcat
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23 Mar 2013 - 5:13 PM

An enchanting close up of this beautiful creature, such wonderful, colour, clarity and detail in its rich red fur

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 6:16 PM

Charming. Super close detail.

B.

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ali63
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23 Mar 2013 - 6:44 PM

Excellent shot,

Ali SmileSmile

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tomcat
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23 Mar 2013 - 6:57 PM

Well nailed and right on the eye tooSmile

Adrian

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jasonrwl
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23 Mar 2013 - 9:52 PM

Absolutely superb shot Rich - about as good as it gets. Kudos.
Jason

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GeorgePlatis
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24 Mar 2013 - 6:59 AM

Beautiful capture !
George

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:18 AM

An excellent capture -

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Moonrakerman
24 Mar 2013 - 7:30 AM

Beautiful image of this Red Squirrel love the fur detail well done

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senn
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24 Mar 2013 - 11:47 AM

great close up

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tolle13
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24 Mar 2013 - 1:58 PM

Great shot, full of detail

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BIGRY1
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24 Mar 2013 - 4:51 PM

A fantastic portrait and close-up. The rewards are well deserved!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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Tish1
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24 Mar 2013 - 5:34 PM

Very nice close up!!!!!!

Tish

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Jefflor
Jefflor  1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 8:36 PM

A beauty of a capture, lovely composition and detail.

Jeff

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originalgum
26 Mar 2013 - 3:08 AM

WOW...! My wife, my daughter, and myself LOVE this little guy! GREAT shot, Rich!

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elainebaker
26 Mar 2013 - 9:43 PM

Excellent image. I like the reflection in his eye Smile

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26 Mar 2013 - 10:28 PM


Quote: Excellent image. I like the reflection in his eye Smile

The reflection was very interesting - I zoomed in on the eye a good number of times to find you could see the house and the windows from which I took the image from!!

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johncob
johncob  4 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 - 4:26 PM

Bill Thats brilliant . The detail is amazing. I never have my camera when I see a Red . Regards John

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mikeb3
mikeb3  4 England
27 Mar 2013 - 8:06 PM

Excellent capture, great detail!!!

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2013 - 1:25 PM

A stunning capture.
Ant.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2013 - 4:46 PM

Superb pin sharp detail and lovely fur textures and tones.
Sylvia

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DaveTurner
31 Mar 2013 - 5:20 PM

Stunning image.

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Paul_Forgham
1 Apr 2013 - 8:48 PM

Superb Capture, wonderfully detailed and pin sharp.

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fazzer
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13 Apr 2013 - 7:32 PM

Absolutely love this it's full of character and superb detail Smile

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Kim Walton
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16 Apr 2013 - 7:13 PM

Superb detail

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silverfoxey
4 May 2013 - 10:28 AM

Lovely shot Bill, well captured with a nice background and a very sharp image. Pity they are over-run by the greys! James Smile

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mugshotmyk
5 May 2013 - 10:09 AM

Just a joy to view on a dull Sunday morning. My thanks.

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Jason_Bonsey
7 May 2013 - 4:04 PM

Amazing shot , such a cutie.

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lblythe
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31 May 2013 - 8:15 PM

Amazing, could look at this image for ages.
LB

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