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Great Spotted Woodpecker

By Mike_Smith
Thank you to Christinecilia for giving me her valued user award on my previous picture of the Otter, always appreciated.
My new lens came today, so i am pleased with that, only trouble is all the Butterflies and bugs have gone for the winter, so i will have to think of other things i can take with a dedicated macro.

Today i have a Great Spotted Woodpecker

Tags: Birds General Bird Woodland Great spotted woodpecker Dendrocopos major Wildlife and nature

Voters: GeorgePlatis, M_squared, Tish1 and 37 more

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Comments


11 Oct 2013 4:28PM
Excellent capture, Mike!
George

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11 Oct 2013 4:29PM
Good use of DoF.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
11 Oct 2013 4:37PM
Great news about the new lens Mike Smile Looking forward to your macro images ! This is a lovely image Smile
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
11 Oct 2013 4:49PM
Wonderfully sharp Mike. Shame he's on the right hand side of the frame looking out!!!!
Joan.
ali63 Plus
4 753 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 5:07PM
Lovely shot, glad to hear your new lens has arrived, I'm sure you will find something to practice on until the Butterflies return,

Ali GrinGrinGrin
11 Oct 2013 5:26PM
lovely capture. I like the DOF and that the space to the left.
11 Oct 2013 5:32PM
Super capture of a lovely birdSmile
super shot lovely and sharp good dof. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
Caziwinkles 3 3 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 5:36PM
Superb image Mike - and a news lens to boot - wow! You will have such fun with your macro lens - mine is my favourite lens. Smile

Carol
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
11 Oct 2013 6:16PM
A great image Mike....congrats on the lens....you will have to go bug hunting, or capture some flowers....I treated myself to a Sigma 10-20 lens today.
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 3 8 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 6:30PM
Brilliant shot and good dof

MyaGrinGrin
Mike, Very nice shot and I love the expression on the Woodies face Smile

Good 'hunting' with the new lens I'm sure you will loads of things to take images from.

Brian J.
11 Oct 2013 6:34PM
Great capture Mike. Enjoy the lens Smile

Jenny Smile
11 Oct 2013 6:44PM
beautiful i love these birds
11 Oct 2013 6:46PM
A lovely capture, Mike. Excellent focus on this pretty woodie.

Lavina
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
11 Oct 2013 7:02PM
Excellent shot of the GSW Mike.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
evelen 11 5 England
11 Oct 2013 7:49PM
wonderful capture Mike lots of great bird shots.
eve.Smile
11 Oct 2013 8:03PM
Excellent capture Mike..Lin
11 Oct 2013 9:32PM
Lovely shot Mike. So glad to be No 30. Cathy
11 Oct 2013 11:39PM
A super capture. Cute expression on his face.
12 Oct 2013 9:03AM
A super capture Mike he looks like he is keeping an eye on you
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
12 Oct 2013 4:07PM
A lovely woody shot. And I hope you get plenty of enjoyment with the new toyGrin
Ryan
12 Oct 2013 7:09PM
Super capture... beautiful work, Mike!Smile
Regards Valery

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