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Taken this morning at Scorton Nature Trail, I'm sure this little cheeky Robin was showing off for my sake, looked rather cute though.
Many thanks for the comments and votes on the Coal Tit upload, it really does boost your confidence.

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:70-200mm 2.8 IS
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Peek-a Boo
Username:Len1950 Len1950
Uploaded:14 Jan 2011 - 2:51 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
Votes:97

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Imagephotographics
Imagephotographics e2 Member 5Imagephotographics vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2011 - 2:53 PM

Wonderful captue Len - love the way the wing is wrapped around it's body

Chris

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mishu78
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14 Jan 2011 - 2:58 PM

Lovely capture! Excellent...

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2011 - 3:18 PM

You could not have asked for a better or more different "pose", Len. A delightful shot in every way.
Ronnie.

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Daisymaye
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14 Jan 2011 - 3:19 PM

A lovely pose and capture. She looks shy...........Sandy

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
14 Jan 2011 - 3:20 PM

Very cute. Also a different image to the usual bird captures with the wing over the beak.
JNC

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Maiwand
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14 Jan 2011 - 3:22 PM

Beautiful and unusual shot Len. A real cracker.
Ron

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Alvar
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14 Jan 2011 - 3:29 PM

Lovely shot. Well done.
Alvar

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42413 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
14 Jan 2011 - 3:31 PM

OH Len what a super shot! The pose is so different and it sets it out from everything else. Well done my friend! Louise

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Alan_Coles
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14 Jan 2011 - 3:41 PM

Nice one, good habitat shot.

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fraser
fraser e2 Member 10631 forum postsfraser vcard Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2011 - 4:07 PM

Oh yes, that'll do. Very pictorial rather than just a record shot. Excellent.
Fraser

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Mynett
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14 Jan 2011 - 5:22 PM

a very pretty shot

Linda

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Aliperti
Aliperti  4 Brazil
14 Jan 2011 - 5:50 PM

Lovely capture. Excellent!

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Samuel_Aron
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14 Jan 2011 - 6:18 PM

Another lovely shot!
Sam.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2011 - 6:20 PM

great comp len brilliant detail and colours a real cracker nice one Wink
andy

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bayleaf1
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14 Jan 2011 - 7:40 PM

A wonderful capture. So unusual.
John.

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Devon_Wild
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14 Jan 2011 - 8:04 PM

This is super Len.
Rob

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moiral
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14 Jan 2011 - 8:55 PM

A lovely pose for you here. I also like the background which you have kept just to the left of the robin. A wonderful shot. Moira

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OAKEY
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14 Jan 2011 - 9:23 PM

Fantastic capture Len, very nice and natural and love the composition.
Regards Shaun

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xwang
xwang e2 Member 531 forum postsxwang vcard 7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2011 - 9:31 PM

Superb image, excellent capture, very beautiful indeed. Love it.
Jasmine

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Vince52
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14 Jan 2011 - 10:33 PM

Absolutely superb, brilliant capture and a lovely image.
Vince

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NeilWigan
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14 Jan 2011 - 11:07 PM

belting shot with the robin playing "coy",well caught .

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Peagreen
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14 Jan 2011 - 11:13 PM

Absolutely superb, fantastic pose, brilliant colours and detail. Excellent capture.
Take care....Pauline

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EAS
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15 Jan 2011 - 3:26 AM

Delightful! What a wonderful "pose" and the focus, colours and details are all superb. Has to be one of my most favourite Robin images.

Ann

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Suehh
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15 Jan 2011 - 8:59 AM

Beautifully captured!

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Ray42
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15 Jan 2011 - 9:25 AM

An excellent and very lovely captue Len - shortlisted

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Brian65
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15 Jan 2011 - 10:26 AM

Well captured and taken Len.
Brian

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JackieB
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15 Jan 2011 - 2:01 PM

Excellent capture.......very well done

Jackie

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Silverzone
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15 Jan 2011 - 4:28 PM

I like your images because they don't seem to be staged a feeding stations and appear very natural. Sylvia

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jaktis
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15 Jan 2011 - 5:35 PM

An excellent pose with the wing action

Peter

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jim5955
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15 Jan 2011 - 6:43 PM

A excellent shot good comp and colours

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Lillian
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15 Jan 2011 - 7:28 PM

Len that is a pose that we would all love to capture!! fantastic!
Lillian

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lesarnott
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16 Jan 2011 - 11:09 AM

Great pose!
Les

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raygregson
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16 Jan 2011 - 11:49 AM

superb capture,well taken len.ray

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jase147
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16 Jan 2011 - 2:09 PM

a belter Len ... love this fabulous pose and timing .......Jase

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Adderwatcher
16 Jan 2011 - 3:29 PM

Fantastic capture, the detail is superb!
Scott

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VivienO
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16 Jan 2011 - 8:51 PM

What a beautiful shot - he does indeed look cute! Well spotted and captured.
Vivien

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acousticmist
16 Jan 2011 - 8:54 PM

An excellent shot and great timing...........Martin

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prabhusinha
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17 Jan 2011 - 12:30 PM

simply great.

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tressypittkerby
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17 Jan 2011 - 1:24 PM

What a marvellous pose. Definitely for my favourites.
Tress

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barbarahirst
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17 Jan 2011 - 1:53 PM

Only too happy to take this belter to 70
Great capture

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Trev_B
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17 Jan 2011 - 6:40 PM

Well done Len this is a truly wonderful shot.

Trev

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Jekaro
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17 Jan 2011 - 7:31 PM

This is just stunning, Len superbly timed and captured.
Roy

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18 Jan 2011 - 12:18 PM

Utterly brilliant!

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achieverswales
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18 Jan 2011 - 5:32 PM

Hi Len
Shortlisted, the kind of photo that make the hair stand on back of neck!

Regards

Trev.

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Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
18 Jan 2011 - 6:09 PM

I really am taken back with all the kind words and comments given on this shot, to all of you .......a very big THANK YOU !
A special thanks to Trev_B's for the U/A.

Len

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fudgy
fudgy  448 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Jan 2011 - 9:28 PM

Len this is one of the best bird shots I have ever seen ...you really caught a special picture there ...fantastic

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19 Jan 2011 - 5:33 AM

What a perfect shot! Gorgeous colors, details and a very nice bokeh.


regards

Dito

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19 Jan 2011 - 6:40 PM

great work

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21 Jan 2011 - 11:45 AM

Excellent timing. Love this different pose. Paul

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fudgy
fudgy  448 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jan 2011 - 1:41 PM

hi len ,have been trying to message you but havent been able to send a private mail since the update. Thankyou for the black bird information and I reckon your right.

cheers len


les

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21 Jan 2011 - 5:18 PM

Len that is a superb capture.... excellent timing x x

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gabriel_flr
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22 Jan 2011 - 8:54 AM

Great pose Len, you're an artist! as a robin lover i really appreciate your wonderful capture!
Gabriel

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22 Jan 2011 - 10:42 AM

Don't know how I missed this one what a great shotWink

Jack.

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22 Jan 2011 - 12:47 PM

such a lovely shot.
regards
Yung

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digital_boi
22 Jan 2011 - 1:51 PM

excellent image well captured

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23 Jan 2011 - 10:06 AM

An excellent and different pose perfectly captured.
Steve.

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jeanmarie
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23 Jan 2011 - 11:52 PM

this is just beautiful, I think my favourite one from your series so far, you have so many!

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24 Jan 2011 - 4:19 PM

Stunning! Carol

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26 Jan 2011 - 7:46 PM

What a cracker of a shot great timing and detail

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27 Jan 2011 - 9:46 AM

Excellent image! A

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31 Jan 2011 - 5:49 PM

A superbly timed shot, he's a cheeky little fella ain't he!

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24 Feb 2011 - 8:02 PM

Wonderful comp, pose and DOF. Great shot.
Cheesey.

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4 Mar 2011 - 12:09 PM

Once again you are a star Len, great image
Regards Don

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4 Jun 2011 - 8:29 AM

What a fantastic shot.
Malcolm

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