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A Black tailed godwit I saw from the Tack Piece at Slimbridge on a visit there at the end of April.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 242.8 - 809.2 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Apr 2013 - 12:51 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Black Tailed Godwit
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:12 May 2013 - 12:42 AM
Tags:Black tailed godwit, Glos, Slimbridge, Wildfowl & wetlands trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:45

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achieverswales
12 May 2013 - 12:49 AM

Excellent detail captured Ed.


Regards

Trev.

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debu
debu  5 India
12 May 2013 - 1:25 AM

Lovely detailed image.
debu

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 1:44 AM

Hasn't he got a fine long beak. All the better to catch his dinner with. A great shot Ed......Sandy

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LynneJoyce
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12 May 2013 - 7:12 AM

A fine shot of this unusual fellow.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 7:18 AM

I don't believe I've ever seen one of these in real life but isn't he handsome? Beautifully captured.

Ann

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Maiwand
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12 May 2013 - 7:22 AM

Cracking good capture Ed.GrinGrin
Ron

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 7:42 AM

A smashing shot of a Bird that I don't recall seeing before Ed', well done mate.

John Smile

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RonnieAG
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12 May 2013 - 9:00 AM

Interesting to see this one, Ed, as it's a bird with which I am totally unfamiliar; good shot.
Ronnie.

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rayme330
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12 May 2013 - 12:10 PM

Wonderful composition, Ed with great plumage detail.

Ray

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Irishkate
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12 May 2013 - 1:09 PM

A godwit - that's new one for me and a fine bird he is with that long beak.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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saltireblue Site Moderator 54932 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway28 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 1:18 PM

Blimey, Ed, that beak looks lethal! Think of the extra reach it gives him when searching for food, though.

Malc

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pluckyfilly
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12 May 2013 - 4:16 PM

brilliantly sharp picture

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gingerdelight
12 May 2013 - 5:05 PM

A lovely capture Ed
Carol

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WindowonWildlife

Well spotted and nailed Ed, superb mate Smile

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12 May 2013 - 8:30 PM

A beautiful bird, love his long beak.. so well captured

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headskiesfly
12 May 2013 - 9:34 PM

Now that's what you a beak! Great shot.
Rick

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12 May 2013 - 10:23 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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bricurtis
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13 May 2013 - 8:20 PM

Excellent capture Ed.
Brian.

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ChristineD
14 May 2013 - 9:21 PM

A smashing shot of this Bird

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sweetpea62
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14 May 2013 - 11:11 PM

An excellent capture Ed..Lin

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