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This is a better photo of the oystercatcher I got yesterday you can clearly see were it has pecked through the shell to pick it up, it then flies to a bit of solid ground were it extracts the mussel.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix G5
Lens:LUMIX G VARIO 100-300/F4.0-5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:26 Jun 2014 - 10:38 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Oystercatcher with Mussel 2
Username:Ted447 Ted447
Uploaded:27 Jun 2014 - 7:03 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Votes:31
Voters:bobpaige1 · capto · prabhusinha · M_squared · RobertTurley · gwynn56 · DicksPics · Badgerfred · barbarahirst · MalcolmM · Nikonuser1 · PhilT2 · tonyng · Mollycat · iancrowson · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · TonyDy · Chinga · crookymonsta · Greyheron · Niknut · ukgubbi · christinecilia · tomcat · craggwildlifephotography · dark_lord · Alan_Baseley · MaryFaith · Holmewood · Nigeve1 · mashwood10 ·
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capto
capto Plus Member 32341 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 7:25 AM

A smashing image. Fascinating action and the ripples and reflections makes a great photo.Smile

ivor

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 7:28 AM

Lovely catch

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 8:01 AM

A superbly timed catch, Ted!Smile

Richard

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
27 Jun 2014 - 8:02 AM

Excellent Ted,
Fred.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 8:40 AM

Excellent capture Ted, I know these as Swan musselsSmile

Cliff

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 9:34 AM

Clever bird, great capture.
Peter.

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TonyDy
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27 Jun 2014 - 11:29 AM

Cracking shot, Ted.
Tony

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
27 Jun 2014 - 11:43 AM

A first class capture...
10 out of 10 from me! Grin
IB

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5959 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 3:40 PM

Cracking shot !!....very well caught....yourself & the bird !!!!.Grin

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
27 Jun 2014 - 4:21 PM

Great timing. Thanks for the nice information. Great shot

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christinecilia
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27 Jun 2014 - 4:25 PM

super shot well done ted. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96342 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 4:50 PM

He/she looks as proud as punch

Has that look at me look

Adrian

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Ted447
Ted447 Plus Member 297 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2014 - 9:49 PM

Thank you. Ted. GrinGrin

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MaryFaith
MaryFaith Plus Member 1MaryFaith vcard New Zealand
27 Jun 2014 - 10:20 PM

Nice one Ted - clever bird! Great timing, and I especially like that 'silver' water and reflection!

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Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
27 Jun 2014 - 11:14 PM

Super shot Ted. Cathy

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Ted447
Ted447 Plus Member 297 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2014 - 7:22 AM

Thank you. Ted. GrinGrin

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