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"Just seen my reflection...no chasing the lassies today then"

EDIT ... bird talking, NOT ME ....WinkWinkWink

A very special thankyou to Ayoob and Fefe(Diane) for their user awards for my unruly looking flower.
And also to Philip_H for awarding my image of jon with his user award.
A real happy granny here ....

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Arghhhhh!
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:16 Jan 2014 - 8:02 AM
Tags:General, Humour / fun, Pets / captive animals, Photo journalism, Wildlife / nature
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Voters:andylea · ugly · Badgerfred · woolybill1 · HarrietH · mex · RobertTurley · mrswoolybill · fentiger · M_squared · ColleenA · Alan_Baseley · User_Removed · RonnieAG · morpheus1955 · Bzox · CarolG · helenlinda · Derek_Fearn · Myed · Fred263 · Rock · digital_boi · Philip_H · ddolfelin · ali63 · AnnJ · Mollycat · gwynn56 · Scottishlandscapes · PattiW · A Booth · CaroleS · Irishkate · kuvailija · LynneJoyce · Daisymaye · Lillian · prabhusinha · ChiliMan · mikbee · Nikonuser1 · pascalg · GeorgePlatis · paulb20 · ukgubbi · SlowSong · pluckyfilly · EMJAYCEE · TyChee · JuBarney · georgiepoolie · Herge88 · gss · TrevBatWCC · lifesnapper · cabbie · Ayoob · taggart · saltireblue · EileenH · Billyray · SUE118 · Fefe · myrab · AlexAppleby · marktc · 213hardy · xwang · SimonFletch · Tom-Melton · WhiteRose1 · Chinga · sparrowhawk · Big_Beavis · mistere · Lynniesefforts · andmolliethedog · SteveMoulding · Drighlynne · cheesey · Jat_Riski · PranavMishra ·
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 8:03 AM

brilliant detail barb wonderful colour and light a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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16 Jan 2014 - 8:06 AM

You've capture some excellent detail in this beauty Barbara,
Fred.

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HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 5279 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
16 Jan 2014 - 8:37 AM

Bad hair day for him and he needs to floss... Grin Cute bird though.

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 8:40 AM

Like the good details and light here Babara.
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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8772 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1263 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 8:45 AM

There really isn't very much space in there for a brain, is there...
Moira

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 9:00 AM

Cannot spot your shadow Barbara...a bit like Carols trianglesGrinGrinGrin
A beautiful bird....love the hairstyle....great capture

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 9:04 AM

Ah! Pretty boy! Good find and capture.
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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 9:07 AM

Sorry Barbara...I read your comment wrong..I though you saw your reflection in the image, instead of him seeing his reflection hence not chasing the lassies....it's my blonde roots...Blush

Last Modified By ColleenA at 16 Jan 2014 - 9:08 AM

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CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 9:17 AM

What a startled look on his face, Barbs, no wonder his reflection made his hair stand on end Wink Carol

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helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 9:22 AM

Truly hair raising WinkWink
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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 9:30 AM

Thanks for the EDIT....got it nowBlushBlushBlush

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Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
16 Jan 2014 - 9:41 AM

Stunning image. Beautifully captured.
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digital_boi
16 Jan 2014 - 9:59 AM

certainly has a startled look about it what did you do!

G

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ddolfelin Plus Member 372 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 10:08 AM

Useful sort of head if you're going to poke it in messy places!

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16 Jan 2014 - 10:12 AM

Lovely detailed shot,

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
16 Jan 2014 - 10:28 AM

Love the detail in this. A great shot. Ann.

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Mollycat
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16 Jan 2014 - 10:30 AM

Like Peters comments. Hate to think where he sticks it. Super shot Barbara. GrinGrinGrin Peter.

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Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1168 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 10:54 AM

The Ken Dodd of birds surely.

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PattiW  10 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 11:10 AM

Excellent capture BSmileSmileSmilearbara! Patti

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A Booth
A Booth  13 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 11:19 AM

nice headgear on a lovely portrait. good colours and detail in a well composed image.

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5255 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 11:39 AM

What a character face (bird variety I mean!).

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Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom86 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 11:40 AM

One of your very best images Barbara of the non human kind!
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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16 Jan 2014 - 11:49 AM

Excellent photography , Barbs. GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.

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16 Jan 2014 - 12:24 PM

Lovely bird portrait well presented.

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Daisymaye
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16 Jan 2014 - 12:38 PM

Excellent capture of this comical bird.

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16 Jan 2014 - 12:48 PM

in the eye of the beholderWink
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16 Jan 2014 - 2:10 PM

A black Ibis.

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ChiliMan
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16 Jan 2014 - 2:22 PM

WOW...what a shot! Amazing clarity and exposure, Barbs, and I just love how the background has turned out in this.

My guess is that this guy is a McHottie in his world Grin

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mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 2:34 PM

Stop being so cruel on the poor fella folks.
Have 8 pints of Guinness and 10 dark rums,
and a chilli beef kebab on the way home.
Look in the mirror when you get up in the morning,
and it is indeed a good reflection shot here !!
Mick

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16 Jan 2014 - 2:35 PM

Excellent Barbara, great titleSmile


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16 Jan 2014 - 4:15 PM

The girls look the same, which is just as well. Smile

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16 Jan 2014 - 4:39 PM

Well detailed Barbs, your becoming quite the photographerWink

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16 Jan 2014 - 4:39 PM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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16 Jan 2014 - 4:47 PM

Wonderful capture!
Ty

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16 Jan 2014 - 5:05 PM

A splendid detailed shot & love his comic hair!
(It would be pretty strange if YOU were chasing lassies!)
Ju

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TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 5:40 PM

Love the hairdo!Grin A superb birdy close-up, Barbs Smile
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16 Jan 2014 - 5:42 PM

I guess that's the long and the short of it Barbara Smile

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16 Jan 2014 - 6:19 PM

Great capture...Grin

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Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 7:16 PM

Wow, what an ugly Bu****, only a mum could love something like that, BUT its a cracking shot Barbara GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
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16 Jan 2014 - 8:11 PM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile Sue

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16 Jan 2014 - 8:19 PM

Its a shame........



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16 Jan 2014 - 8:49 PM

Barb-----he's GREAT!

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AlexAppleby
16 Jan 2014 - 9:06 PM

Inspired - I love him!!!

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xwang  631 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 10:29 PM

GrinGrinGrin..great shot, Barbara. It made me laugh, enjoy the great sense of humour...

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17 Jan 2014 - 4:06 AM

I don't think this is a Black Ibis (Red-naped Ibis), I think it is a Northern Bald Ibis, which is a critically endangered species.

And yes, he does look very funny Smile

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17 Jan 2014 - 11:19 AM

... now where did I put that loo brush! TongueGrinGrin

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17 Jan 2014 - 11:42 AM

Only a mother could love him Barbara! Grin
But the image is of outstanding detail and clarity and the colours are perfect.
IB

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17 Jan 2014 - 2:08 PM

bad hair day ! happens to me all the time! superb shot

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18 Jan 2014 - 7:47 AM

Very like a venetian mask, old beady eyes is back.
Great image Barbara.

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