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A juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) in alert pose, taken last Summer against a background of evergreen foliage and pink acer foliage in late evening sunshine.

Thank you all for your generous support of yesterday's upload - always very much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:3 Jul 2013 - 6:50 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:3 Feb 2014 - 4:22 PM
Tags:Bird, Dendrocopos major, Evergreen, Foliage, Garden, Great spotted woodpecker, Juvenile, Pink, Summer, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 4:27 PM

So prettyGrinGrin

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alligatorpants
alligatorpants e2 Member 3alligatorpants vcard Canada
3 Feb 2014 - 4:59 PM

A beautiful portrait of this Woodpecker.

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Mike_Young
3 Feb 2014 - 5:25 PM

Great shot, looks very alert as if about to take off

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 5:49 PM

What a handsome young poser! He seems to have his eyes on something!

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ade123
ade123 e2 Member 1160 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 6:15 PM

A beautiful image
Ade

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Myathebirdwatcher999
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior e2 Member 1Myathebirdwatcher999 vcard United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 6:24 PM

Brilliant sharp shot

MyaGrin

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:34 PM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:55 PM

Excellent capture Sylvia.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 8:01 PM

A cracking shot Sylvia, love the alert pose

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 9:46 PM

Ready to take off... just like me. Only that I am not a juvenile. Smile
Johanna

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 10:02 PM

A delightful capture in sweet light Sylvia…

Mike

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AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
4 Feb 2014 - 11:22 AM

Another great capture Sylvia. the light is so soft and and the detail in the bird is so sharp. We have a pair that have just started to come back to our bird feeder so we are thrilled. Ann.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2014 - 11:44 AM

A gorgeous photo Sylvia, especially like the composition

David

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7102 forum postsTrev_B vcard England63 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2014 - 2:29 PM

Gorgeous………..

Trev

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viscostatic
12 Feb 2014 - 8:04 PM

Great pose Sylvia.

Phil.

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