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A Great Tit (Parus major), obviously on guard. This is a full frame capture taken in the garden the other day.

Thank you all so much for your C&Cs on yesterday's Goldfinch - really appreciated as always Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 Nov 2011 - 11:57 AM
Focal Length:700mm 8.1m from subject tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Great Tit - Stretch Version!
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:7 Nov 2011 - 3:11 PM
Tags:Close-up, Garden, Gardenbird, Great tit, On guard, Parus major, Stretching, Wildbird, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47
Voters:ringyneck · senn · franken · RonnieAG · CarolG · POD · vixalot · Daisymaye · jack33 · pluckyfilly · Gray_ina · EMJAYCEE · eviemay · Alan_Baseley · Paintman · Goodley · Greyheron · gilbertmjake · cabbie · fraser · bagman · andylea · bluetitblue · tomcat · john_starkey · Mike_Young · WindowonWildlife · Snapitt · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · Samuel_Aron · Stace · KBan · LeeFisher · DaveBartlett · Mynett · Ray42 · jennialexander · johnjo58 · Maiwand · paulcr · costas · mex · Silverzone · FeatherFriend · Glostopcat · Shroomer · TWD ·
Views:117
Unique Views:63

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2011 - 3:55 PM

Great shot, Sylvia, the detail in the plumage and the colours so well recorded, with the Japanese Acer once again lighting up the b/g with contrasting colour.
Ronnie.
(PS. Many thanks for your attention today to my recent shots.....very much appreciatedSmile.......R).

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2011 - 3:56 PM

A super stretched pose, Sylvia, again with that great background. Carol

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vixalot
vixalot  4 England
7 Nov 2011 - 3:58 PM

Nice one,
Vic

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2011 - 4:01 PM

Cute pose, great image........Sandy

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jack33
jack33  653 forum posts England
7 Nov 2011 - 4:25 PM

Nice pose ,detail and bg. Lovely shot.

Jack.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2011 - 4:38 PM

looks good against the b/g Sylvia

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  7
7 Nov 2011 - 4:38 PM

GHi Sylvia , one could say, it stands out well, super shot regards gray

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2011 - 5:03 PM

Superb capture - excellent detail.
Joan.

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Goodley
Goodley  5 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2011 - 5:33 PM

A good looking great tit,do love that background,
kev

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bluetitblue
bluetitblue Plus Member 6bluetitblue vcard United Kingdom
7 Nov 2011 - 6:26 PM

Excellent !!

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2011 - 6:36 PM

Lean and mean, so to speak
Off to reply to your pm

Adrian

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2011 - 7:18 PM

brilliant timing sylvia belting detail love the bg a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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WindowonWildlife

Fabulous pose and detail Sylvia...love that BG Smile

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Snapitt
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7 Nov 2011 - 7:47 PM

Superb image Sylvia. The Great Tit stands out beautifully against that lovely background.

Jane

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Samuel_Aron
7 Nov 2011 - 8:09 PM

Terrific shot!
Sam.

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 7:59 AM

Looks super against that acacia

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 9:57 AM

Lovely photo Sylvia, the presentation and background are wonderful
David

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2011 - 10:29 AM

looks a little on the slim side Sylvia- hought for a moment he was an advert for weight watchers !!Grin A lovely sharp and well composed shot.
Ron

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FeatherFriend
9 Nov 2011 - 12:41 PM

She certainly is a perky little lady Sylvia (looks like female), lovely detail and BG,
Geoff.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 5:57 PM

I love the alert pose Sylvia, beautifully captured. I see that Ron is on top form, he is undoubtedly a fellow of infinite jestWink

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