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Taken on my recent trip to Scotland. Many thanks to KBan,oll1e and Alan_Baseley for your UAs and for all the C&Cs on the goldfinch. Much appreciated as always.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Lens:Canon 500mm F4 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 Mar 2013 - 9:12 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Capercaille
Username:Steve_S Steve_S
Uploaded:5 Mar 2013 - 6:19 PM
Tags:Capercaillie, Wildlife / nature
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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 6:27 PM

Its a beauty - Excellent Image - I like a lot!!

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 6:44 PM

A beautiful bird, Steve, very well captured. Carol

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brian17302
brian17302 Plus Member 3brian17302 vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 6:45 PM

Wonderful capture, great detailed composition A belter !
Regards Brian

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3685 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 6:46 PM

Excellent capture,

Ali

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OAKEY
OAKEY  7 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 - 6:53 PM

An amazing Bird Steve and you've captured him superbly.
Shaun

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Steve_S
Steve_S Plus Member 9180 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 6:55 PM

Thanks everyone Smile

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 7:07 PM

Superb image

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rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 7:16 PM

Hope to see one of these when I'm in Scotland during June. Impressive bird and image Steve.
Ron.

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 7:23 PM

Superb - love the posture Steve.
Brian.

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tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 7:52 PM

Paid dividend then?

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 8:14 PM

Top drawer Steve

I thought Cheryl was back, for a minuteWink

Adrian

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LeeFisher
LeeFisher Plus Member 659 forum postsLeeFisher vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 8:16 PM

Very nice mate Smile

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Norfolkboy
5 Mar 2013 - 8:28 PM

A great capture, Steve.
Colin

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mixpics
mixpics  3 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2013 - 8:41 PM

Nice shotSmile
Mick

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 8:58 PM

Excellent!

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Steve_S
Steve_S Plus Member 9180 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 9:04 PM

Thanks all

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johnjo58
johnjo58  5 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 9:21 PM

Wonderful bird beautifully captured Steve
David

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Maiwand
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6 Mar 2013 - 9:40 AM

Fabulous capture Steve. Astonishing display of detail in the plumage.
Ron

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FeatherFriend
6 Mar 2013 - 11:24 AM

Class shot Steve, superb detail mate,
Geoff.

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john_slevin
6 Mar 2013 - 11:56 AM

Stunning and evocative capture - I can almost smell the ancient forest...

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Steve_S
Steve_S Plus Member 9180 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2013 - 5:10 PM

Thanks everyone and thanks to Ron and Geoff for your user awards, much appreciated Smile

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WindowonWildlife

Fabulous image Steve, looks like a worthwhile trip mate Wink

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Ayoob
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8 Mar 2013 - 12:21 AM

A beautiful bird and excellent capture .........GrinWink

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Jamie_MacArthur
18 Mar 2013 - 11:55 AM

looking Bonnie !

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