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Its that time of year when Grebes are starting their courtship rituals.This is one as it was disputing territory on a local mere.Thanks for all comments and votes on previous uploads.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark II N
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:2 Mar 2012 - 10:37 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Great Crested Grebe
Username:skewey skewey
Uploaded:6 Mar 2012 - 6:08 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2012 - 6:36 PM

A terrific shot of this great crested grebe, the detail and colours in the plumage are immaculate and the reflection is nice

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
6 Mar 2012 - 6:43 PM

Well captured with a super reflection.

Len

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7123 forum postsTrev_B vcard England66 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2012 - 6:53 PM

Lovely colours and a nice reflection... well done.

Trev

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cheesey
cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2012 - 7:30 PM

Great shot, very nicely captured.
Cheesey.

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2012 - 7:59 PM

Super capture Paul, love the colours and fab reflection.
Shaun

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MD2009
MD2009 e2 Member 4MD2009 vcard Wales
6 Mar 2012 - 8:16 PM

Well shot good colour ...

Mark ..

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SnappyViking
6 Mar 2012 - 8:38 PM

Great Shot!

Well spotted
Well taken
And well produced.

Dave

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jaymark1
jaymark1  6 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2012 - 9:31 PM

Very nice Image and reflection, Paul.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 456 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2012 - 9:45 PM

Excellent capture Paul, wonderful colour, detail and the reflection just perfect

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2012 - 10:04 PM

Stunning.
Steve.

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CarolAnnPhotos

Lovely capture of this beautiful bird

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 - 12:44 PM

Beautiful with a great reflection.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 - 1:07 PM

Great one Paul, love it.
Brian

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 - 6:53 PM

Nice on Paul.
Great reflection and lovely catchlight in the eye.
Mike.

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Redpoll
Redpoll  3 Wales
7 Mar 2012 - 8:22 PM

Great image Paul, good detail. Steve Wink

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cleg
cleg  5 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 - 9:16 PM

Great shot.
Adrian

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 732 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2012 - 6:01 PM

Cracking shot Paul, a bonus too with the reflection,
Geoff.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8829 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 10:50 PM

Quality image, well composed and full of detail, the reflection makes it.

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tonyguitar
28 Apr 2012 - 5:13 PM

Clarity and richness. Very satisfying. TG

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