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By Norfolkboy  
Good evening,
Another early start today, hoped for a Cuckoo but got a Blackcap instead. This chap was singing his heart out. A very difficult day photography wise
as the wind was very strong, making focusing a bit of a nightmare. Thanks for looking and thanks for the comments etc. on the Cuckoo.

Tags: Warblers Blackcap Wildlife and nature Sylvia atricapilla Wheat fen Colin sendall

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1 May 2011 6:25PM
A nice capture with a super composition.


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pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
1 May 2011 7:29PM
I know how difficult some days can beWink did you by any chance put in the catchlight in the eye as it doesnt look right to me
Norfolkboy 12 1 4 England
1 May 2011 8:06PM
No Ann, the picture is as shot. The sun was rising behind him and to his right.
ianrobinson 8 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
1 May 2011 8:56PM
nice one Colin, i agree it was very windy today i stayed around our pond for some series shots of Dragonfly's.
considering the wind this shot is very good Colin.
I take it you live in or near Strumpshaw as i do.
Very well captured for a windy day.
1 May 2011 11:30PM
Good shot, these little fellows aren't easy to get. Nice one.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
2 May 2011 4:54PM
Don't mention the windSad

Not taken one shot of anything with a pulse all holiday

Shellio 7 2 United Kingdom
2 May 2011 5:07PM
Great capture, I like the way the light catches its eye.
Ray42 9 3 England
3 May 2011 7:30AM
A great shot - of this very elusive songster Smile
Glyn1 8 4 1 England
3 May 2011 12:31PM
not managed to bad one of these as yet.
Nicely done.

3 May 2011 5:00PM
Lovely shot!
norton 14 6 United Kingdom
9 May 2011 4:47PM
Nice capture Colin.................


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