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Always easy to tell apart from the other Sparrow's, the (not so) common (now) and garden House Sparrow. Identified by the grey cap and the way I remember is old houses had grey slate roofs.
Many thanks for all your clicks and comments, very much appreciated.
Steve.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:150-500mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Jul 2011 - 7:04 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.2
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:'Me Old Cock Sparrow'
Username:SteveMoulding SteveMoulding
Uploaded:28 Jul 2011 - 4:02 PM
Tags:Garden bird, General, House sparrow, Sparrow, Wildlife / nature
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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 736 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 4:05 PM

Great close up detail here Steve.

Best Matt

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 4:15 PM

Good close-up capture..........Sandy

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
28 Jul 2011 - 4:38 PM

Great capture!
JNC

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gingerdelight
28 Jul 2011 - 4:46 PM

An excellently detailed close up Steve!
Carol

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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 4:54 PM

Another great image Steve, nice inquisitive look about it and of course a great title too.
Shell

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 4:56 PM

Great close up there Steve, and captured the colours so well
lillian

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 5:05 PM

Superbly detailed capture, Steve. Love the proud pose and the plumage detail/tones/patterning.
Sylvia

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 5:11 PM

Sharp, clear imge!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 5:12 PM

A lovely capture, Steve. Carol

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 5:18 PM

Superb image with lovely detail and colours. Carole

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 5:27 PM

Lovely shot, Steve, esp. with that over the 'shoulder' glance.
Ronnie.

Last Modified By RonnieAG at 28 Jul 2011 - 5:27 PM

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 6:07 PM

A lovely clear image of one of life's little much underrated treasures! So glad you mentioned the trick for recognising which is which as it has baffled me for years! We have a load of these little characters here this year.

Ann

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 6:13 PM

Like the pose and good details Steve, well captured.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 6:22 PM

Beautifully exposed and focussed Steve. A really strong portrait. Excellent little bird.
Ron

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 7:40 PM

A superb and very sharp capture Steve, and a wonderful pose. Gary

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6515 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 8:20 PM

They are very common around my way for the reasons stated. - gary

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Devon_Wild
28 Jul 2011 - 9:03 PM

Great capture Steve .....Rob

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 9:05 PM

Superb shot, fantastic detail and tones.

Hugh

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Adrian_Reynolds
28 Jul 2011 - 9:17 PM

Love the close up, Steve, excellent detail as normal with your shots, fine image.
Adrain

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2011 - 10:17 PM

great shot, we have a family visit my garden - great to see them

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
29 Jul 2011 - 1:14 AM

fabulous capture Steve, wonderful detail
Tammy

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2011 - 6:37 AM

An excellent shot Steve - a bird often overlooked and is in decline

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13320 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2011 - 9:11 AM

Great capture Steve,
Alan

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Gemma9
Gemma9  5 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2011 - 10:37 AM

Excellent shot of a lovely bird, Steve. Well captured.
Gemma

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Techno
Techno  51004 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2011 - 11:05 AM

Excellent image, lovely pose, these are so welcome in my garden, always providing amusement with colony antics.
Regards Mal

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Anna62
Anna62  3 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2011 - 11:06 AM

terrific capture Steve. Lovely little sparrow Smile

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Gray_ina
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29 Jul 2011 - 7:42 PM

Hi Steve a greeat shot gray.

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janty66
janty66  7 England
29 Jul 2011 - 9:22 PM

Lovely capture...

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jasonrwl
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29 Jul 2011 - 9:48 PM

Very good - people think they are boring but I love em.
Jason

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goso
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30 Jul 2011 - 8:36 AM

He certainly looks the "**** o the walk" there Steve - caught well ...Bill

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Mike_Young
30 Jul 2011 - 9:07 AM

A splendid shot,

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MikeGreaves
30 Jul 2011 - 8:46 PM

Beautifully detailed shot ,Steve,great job Smile
Mike

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2011 - 9:48 PM

Lovely pose and great detail Steve - a cracking shot - Ina

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 10:47 PM

Well taken, showing good detail throughout.
Terry

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