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A male Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) about to disappear! Taken in the garden yesterday.
Many thanks for your C&Cs on yesterday's Eider Duck - very much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Apr 2011 - 2:40 PM
Focal Length:700mm 11m from subject tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:12 Apr 2011 - 8:49 AM
Tags:Action, Bird, Chaffinch, Fringilla coelebs, Gardenbird, Male, Wildbird, Wildlife / nature
Votes:39

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Wonderful capture - well done !

Chris

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2011 - 9:03 AM

A fabulous capture, Sylvia. Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2011 - 9:14 AM

Excellent and very well timed capture,
saeid

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wonkers
wonkers  5 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2011 - 11:20 AM

Great colour detail and sharpness.

Jill

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2011 - 11:49 AM

Well timed Sylvia and sharp capture at 1/320th in flight
Richard

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2011 - 12:21 PM

Caught just right Sylvia, pin sharp and love that blurred BG giving that impression of speed,
Geoff.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2011 - 2:04 PM

Utterly superb IMO Sylvia. To capture this without flash and a moderately slow shutter speed is amazing. Could be, for me, your best shot to date.
Ron

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2011 - 3:25 PM

Lovely capture - well timed Sylvia
Helen

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Goodley
Goodley  4 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2011 - 5:21 PM

very good inflight capture,good detail and colours,like the background as well,
kev.

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
12 Apr 2011 - 5:21 PM

Hi Sylvia superb timing and shot, regards gray.

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Norfolkboy
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12 Apr 2011 - 5:53 PM

Superb capture, fantastic colour.
Colin

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naturalywild
12 Apr 2011 - 7:06 PM

very good shot every thing right

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12 Apr 2011 - 7:10 PM

O beautifulSmile

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2011 - 7:22 PM

Beautifully timed
Lillian

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VidB
VidB  5 United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2011 - 7:48 PM

Superb timing Sylvia, you did well to capture the detail on the head at the speed they fly, well done
Dave

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bricurtis
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12 Apr 2011 - 8:22 PM

Wonderful in flight shot Sylvia - lovely detail in the wing and looks great against the environmental bg.
Brian.

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vandalp
vandalp  6
12 Apr 2011 - 8:32 PM

Brillant in flight capture Sylvia.
vanda

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2011 - 8:44 PM

Superb inflight capture Sylvia. Quite unusual and very, very good.................Sandy

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13 Apr 2011 - 7:01 PM

A terrific takeoff shot, you've timed this one to perfection

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