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Many thanks for your comments and votes yesterday. Took these last week but it got so close I couldn't get it all in, I will have to move the hide I reckon or get a zoom lens.
Brian

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF400mm f/5.6L USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Great Spotted Woodpecker
Username:Brian65 Brian65
Uploaded:6 Jan 2014 - 9:43 AM
Tags:General, Wildlife / nature
VS Mode Rating 103 (71.43% won)
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Votes:68
Voters:ColleenA · CarolG · photographerjoe · Arty · gwynn56 · franken · fentiger · Mike_Young · M_squared · Badgerfred · craggwildlifephotography · Kurt42 · Paulspix · Trev_B · andylea · Fefe · NDODS · Alan_Baseley · TonyDy · myrab · gss · NaturesHaven · nobby1 · ali63 · JuBarney · barbarahirst · Ted447 · RobertTurley · mex · MD2009 · RonnieAG · Niknut · tonyng · LynneJoyce · Greyheron · Maiwand · Sylviwhalley · christinecilia · pamelajean · cabbie · Louise_Morris · Mike_S · GeorgePlatis · Paintman · CaroleS · john_starkey · dark_lord · stuart1963 · Lillian · KBan · Norfolkboy · Eastlands · 213hardy · nealie · john_slevin · AlexAppleby · zapar40 · rayme330 · Trekmaster01 · Glostopcat · AnnaBanana · Nigeve1 · phillG · Jenny-D · mikesmith · BIGRY1 · Alan62 · Granddad ·
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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 9:47 AM

A great shot none the less. But a new lens. Much more fun than moving a hide.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 9:47 AM

Three fabulous images, Brian Smile Carol

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photographerjoe
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6 Jan 2014 - 9:55 AM

Great work, love the third image.

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franken
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6 Jan 2014 - 10:13 AM

wonderful set Brian.

Ken

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
6 Jan 2014 - 10:21 AM

3 great images.

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craggwildlifephotography
craggwildlifephotography Plus Member 698 forum postscraggwildlifephotography vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 10:29 AM

go for the new lens.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Three cracking captures Brian

David

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Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8142 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 10:47 AM

I reckon if you sat in the seed store you would have got him inWinkWink

Three beauties mateÖ hope to see you later in the week.

Trev

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 10:54 AM

brilliant detail and colour brian v1 just nicks it for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 11:07 AM

Lovely close set BrianGrinGrin
Diane

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44326 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 11:13 AM

Headbangingly beautiful Brian...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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6 Jan 2014 - 11:48 AM

Great shots, Brian.
Tony

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3685 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 12:53 PM

Wow Brian these are 3 super images, I agree with Colleen a new lens would be far more fun WinkWinkWink

Ali

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JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 1:22 PM

Wonderful shots and esp. love V3.
(Wish I had another UA)
Ju

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barbarahirst
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6 Jan 2014 - 1:46 PM

3 wonderful images..... whoah!!!!

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Ted447
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6 Jan 2014 - 1:50 PM

Stunning set of images. Ted. GrinGrin

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 51031 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 3:57 PM

Great set !!.....lovely clarity !!

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LynneJoyce
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6 Jan 2014 - 4:19 PM

Three belters, love that weird stance in V1.

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Maiwand
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6 Jan 2014 - 4:42 PM

Three top quality shots of this wonderful bird BrianGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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christinecilia
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6 Jan 2014 - 5:00 PM

cracking set brian like v3 for me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Louise_Morris
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6 Jan 2014 - 5:20 PM

Stunning clarity Brian. Good Set again! Lou

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GeorgePlatis
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6 Jan 2014 - 6:01 PM

Great captures Brian!
Regards,
George

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6 Jan 2014 - 6:15 PM

A cracking set of photos and sounds like a luxury to be able to get so close to an impressive bird like thisSmile

Alan.

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CaroleS
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6 Jan 2014 - 6:44 PM

Gosh, those colours are striking!

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Lillian
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6 Jan 2014 - 8:01 PM

He looks exhausted from the storm Brian
Taking a rest...lovely set
Lillian

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Norfolkboy
6 Jan 2014 - 8:13 PM

three great images, Brian.
Colin

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AlexAppleby
6 Jan 2014 - 8:46 PM

It's beautiful and you got the bits that matter into the frame! Lovely.

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rayme330
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6 Jan 2014 - 10:35 PM

Super poses, detail and colouring, Brian, love 'em all.


Ray

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6 Jan 2014 - 11:14 PM

Three fantastic pin sharp images Brian, the details and colours in the plumage are immaculate in all. They all deserve an airing in their own right IMHO

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7 Jan 2014 - 7:33 PM

Brilliant detail in them all, must have been a great experience it coming in so closeGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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