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A young female Blackbird (Turdus merula) in moult before getting her adult plumage.

Many thanks for your support of my last upload, with special thanks to Len (Len1950) and Annette (annette38) for their User Awards - really appreciated and highly valued Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:11 Jul 2013 - 4:31 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/2000sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual

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AlexAppleby
24 Apr 2014 - 1:28 PM

Lovely shot.

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 1:56 PM

Often neglected but such a lovely bird! Well done with the tones!

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ColleenA
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24 Apr 2014 - 1:59 PM

A magnificent capture, love the perch and presentation...great photography

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JohnoP
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24 Apr 2014 - 2:13 PM

A very proud pose Sylvia! Such lovely detail, great tones and background! Smile John

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Ted447
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24 Apr 2014 - 2:53 PM

Lovely image. Ted. GrinGrin

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M_squared
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24 Apr 2014 - 3:56 PM

Beautiful tones. Well captured.

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife Plus Member 694 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 5:06 PM

lovely capture well presented

David

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91937 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 5:54 PM

Superb Sylvia - beautifully detailed bird against a perfect bg. A worthy GEA.
Brian.

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Myathebirdwatcher999
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 2 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2014 - 6:30 PM

Great shot

MyaGrin

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64876 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 6:31 PM

A beautiful lady.
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tomcat
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24 Apr 2014 - 7:16 PM

Woo hoo Sylvia

This is a belter of a shot

Adrian

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24 Apr 2014 - 9:03 PM

A fine shot of this young female blackbird, she's posing so proudly for you

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gingerdougie
25 Apr 2014 - 12:13 PM

Lovely shot.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2014 - 3:00 PM

Top notch bird photography, Sylvia: wonderful detail and congrats on the GEA.
R.

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