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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
Title:Female Blackbird
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:24 Apr 2014 - 12:49 PM
Tags:Bird, Blackbird, Female, Garden, Moult, Turdus merula, Wild, Wildlife / nature, Young
Votes:44

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AlexAppleby
24 Apr 2014 - 1:28 PM

Lovely shot.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 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
Ted447 e2 Member 180 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 2:53 PM

Lovely image. Ted. GrinGrin

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
24 Apr 2014 - 3:56 PM

Beautiful tones. Well captured.

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 690 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 e2 Member 91925 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 e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 6:31 PM

A beautiful lady.
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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96177 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2014 - 7:16 PM

Woo hoo Sylvia

This is a belter of a shot

Adrian

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
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 e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 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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