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A beautiful Polecat emerging from the undergrowth. She had Kits tucked away but didn't bring them out, more's the pity, I would have loved to have seen them.
Many thanks for all the Clicks and Comments on my sunbathing Fox, all very much appreciated.
Have a great weekend, best wishes,
Steve.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:150-500mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Jul 2011 - 6:51 PM
Focal Length:198mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.4
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Prowling Polecat
Username:SteveMoulding SteveMoulding
Uploaded:21 Jul 2011 - 5:14 PM
Tags:British wildlife, Bwc, General, Landscape / travel, Mammal, Polecat, Wildlife / nature
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JackieB
JackieB  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 5:35 PM

Excellent capture Steve, you will have to go back again and see if you can get the kits Grin

Jackie

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 5:36 PM

love the comp steve brilliant detail wonderful colours and tones a real cracker nice one Wink
andy

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 5:36 PM

Superbly captured, Steve. Carol

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gilbertmjake
21 Jul 2011 - 5:37 PM

Great capture, nice one !

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gary_d
gary_d  7575 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 5:39 PM

A lovely alert expression and stance. - gary

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 6:05 PM

An excellent capture.

Ann

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nikshot
nikshot  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 6:25 PM

Brilliant pose and lovely sharp shot...... Nick

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 6:51 PM

Watching out for food I should think here Steve
a really lovely capture
Lillian

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4261 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 7:31 PM

Great shot Steve
Jason

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bromley-smith
21 Jul 2011 - 7:52 PM

Excellent shot Steve, so fortunate to be in the right place at the right time.
Tony

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Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 7:56 PM


Quote: Excellent shot Steve, so fortunate to be in the right place at the right time.
Tony

I think I have to agree with this comment Steve. A cracking good capture.
Ron

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Devon_Wild
21 Jul 2011 - 8:12 PM

What a fantastic capture , well done ..........Rob

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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 8:21 PM

I agree, a fantastic image caught at the right moment.
Shell

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 10:00 PM

great shot very sharp and detailed

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Adrian_Reynolds
21 Jul 2011 - 10:02 PM

Excellent capture Steve, he looks to have spotted something.
Adrian

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 10:21 PM

Excellent shot Steve, Glad to be your 30th..Lin

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morpheus1955
21 Jul 2011 - 10:34 PM

Cracking shot, very nicely composed and captured.

Hugh

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 11:06 PM

A very nice crisp shot of the polecat.
Ronnie.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2011 - 11:39 PM

A great capture of the polecat. Don't see one of those every day.............Sandy

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 1:06 AM

What a great capture! superb pose!

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lobski
lobski  3 Philippines1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 1:27 AM

Excellent timing and superb capture. Very cute indeed!

Fred Grin

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 8:13 AM

What a great capture Steve - a good detailed shot - patience you may well get the kits!!

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gingerdelight
22 Jul 2011 - 9:05 AM

Beautifully captured, what a lovely creature!
Carol

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 - 9:39 AM

A cracking shot Steve.
Brian

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Anna62
Anna62  3 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 12:46 PM

A great shot Steve. What a curious look this little animal has on its face..beautiful !! Smile

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 732 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 3:21 PM

Lovely detail and stance captured here Steve, would love one in my PF,
Geoff.

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Samuel_Aron
22 Jul 2011 - 3:45 PM

Fantastic shot!
Sam.

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Gray_ina
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22 Jul 2011 - 4:51 PM

Hi Steve a superbly clear shot great gray.

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 6:25 PM

another wonderful capture Steve.
regards
Yung

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evelen
evelen  10 England
22 Jul 2011 - 6:40 PM

wonderful capture and detail.
eve.

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MikeGreaves
22 Jul 2011 - 7:17 PM

Great capture, Steve,I have never seen one in the wildSmile
Mike

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 10:13 PM

last time I saw these was in Scotland and a mum three kits popped out in front of us on the river bank.... a lovely shot...

Linda

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 10:22 PM

A super shot you really have some beautiful wildlife shots uploaded - Elizabethxx

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 10:54 PM

Wxcellent timing, Steve - these little critters are soooo fast!
Sylvia

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2011 - 2:05 PM

Excellent and sharp capture here. Gary

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
23 Jul 2011 - 4:33 PM

Amazing capture.

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Mike_Young
Mike_Young e2 Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2011 - 7:04 PM

Super shot

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2011 - 2:48 AM

Top shot Steve ...Bill

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2011 - 11:26 AM

Great sharp Polecat image, with a nice amount of its environment included.

Best Matt

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Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2011 - 10:16 PM

These guys were so active when Graham & I saw them - no chance of a shot Sad so well done you on landing a craking good one - Ina

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2011 - 9:23 PM

A fine shot of this lively little creature, she looks very much like one of our ferrets Lola

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