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Managed to get out today with the tweets and the camera, boy it was cold, I could only stay out for an hour before the cold got to my old bones..............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

I was really pleased when the Fieldfares turned up for the apples..............made my day...........GrinGrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:I'm Freezing My Crystals Off Up Here......
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:17 Jan 2013 - 6:31 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Fieldfare, Natures Haven, Wildlife / nature
Votes:131

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:31 PM

stunning !!!!!!
well worth cold digitsSmile

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:33 PM

A cracking shot of this handsome winter visitor, I'm hoping to get some shots similar to this tomorrow when the snow arrives in Gloucestershire

KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 94467 forum postsKarenFB vcard England164 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:35 PM

A beautiful capture - the colours are fantastic!

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44219 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom115 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:35 PM

Breathtaking quality in abundance.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

kenwil
kenwil  4230 forum posts United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 6:35 PM

top shot. all the best kenwil

zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:37 PM

lovely capture.
ant.

HELANA
HELANA  5 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 6:43 PM

Nice to see samobody breaking the elements Julia.It was worthy, nice shot.
Elena

Jellyfire
Jellyfire  341 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:47 PM

beautiful, so crisp and a perfect background

tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:49 PM

This is a beauty. Those snow make so much difference to the composition.

Glyn1
Glyn1  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:57 PM

A beautiful image Julia, a real corker WinkWink

Glyn

johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 6:59 PM

This has every thing it should have, Prefect composition,pin sharp focus & perfect expoure. Even if it makes me feel cold.

nealie
nealie Plus Member 3nealie vcard
17 Jan 2013 - 7:06 PM

What a cracking take this is, WOW.

John

dave1967
dave1967 Plus Member 3dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 7:40 PM

Great image SmileSmileSmile
Dave

PhilSingleton
PhilSingleton Plus Member 3PhilSingleton vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:42 PM

Lovely to see this bird - great shot.
Phil

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:43 PM

A really excellent shot Julia.

Ray

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:44 PM

Super you braving these temps., Julia........it's a wonder you could click the shutter, but so worth it when you come back with such an image.
Ronnie.

Graham_P
Graham_P  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:45 PM

Beautiful image, looks great with the sky as the b/g.

mikesmith
mikesmith Plus Member 1047 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:46 PM

A beauty of a shot
Mike

TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:47 PM

Lovely shot, Julia.
Tony

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 51004 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:47 PM

Exquisite shot !!.........can't see it's crystals though ???????

Norfolkboy
17 Jan 2013 - 7:50 PM

Outstanding capture, Julia.
Colin

oll1e
oll1e Plus Member 857 forum postsoll1e vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:57 PM

Beautiful image of a great bird often not noticed by many ,i love the composition and the perch is perfect ,its been a few years since i last saw a field full of these gorgeous birdsWink

JohnChambersPhotography

Top class image Julia loved the title, time well spent. amazing shot.

John

philmclean
17 Jan 2013 - 8:08 PM

Excellent.

craggwildlifephotography
craggwildlifephotography Plus Member 698 forum postscraggwildlifephotography vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:08 PM

excellent.....
david

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3662 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:15 PM

Fantastic shot,
Ali GrinGrinGrin

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4204 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica34 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:20 PM

amazing, very frosty capture Smile

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:22 PM

Fine details here Julia
Regards Richard

Sue_R
Sue_R Plus Member 9Sue_R vcard Scotland6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:33 PM

Beautiful image. Well worth getting cold for Smile

Sue Smile

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:39 PM

Super capture
Ju

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:42 PM

What a wonderful shot - tremendous colours and the light was good too.
Brave you for venturing out Julia SmileSmile
Helen

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:46 PM

Now that's a gorgeous Fieldfare image - cracking shot.
Brian.

WindowonWildlife

BRILLIANT SmileTongueWink

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 9:52 PM

Tremendous Seasonal Image of this winter visitor.
Absolutely first class.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51376 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 10:34 PM

Perfect seasonal image, Julia. Hope the snow doesn't hit you too hard.

Dave

AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
17 Jan 2013 - 10:36 PM

Beautiful shot. Ann.

Baden
Baden  3156 forum posts United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 10:37 PM

This is superb Julia! well done Smile

johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 2:00 AM

One of your best Julia, great bird, composition and the perch is an absolute belter, excellent work
David

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:25 AM

Stunning capture.

Albert

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65206 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 8:25 AM

Absolutely gorgeous.
x

mex
mex Plus Member 7mex vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 9:41 AM

Outstanding julia, beautiful.
cheers phil.

Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 10:46 AM

Absolute perfection in every way
Steve

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 11:02 AM

What a fantastic shot Julia, your brave effort paid off.
Brian

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 11:02 AM

Stunning!

Metro6R4
Metro6R4 Plus Member 4Metro6R4 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 11:55 AM

One of the best captures I have ever seen of this bird. Top class & I have yet to see one this year. Regards Paul.

Have my award for pure quality.......

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 12:13 PM

Staggering quality Julia. A superb capture of the bird. Congrats on your well deserved awards.
Ron

kazza12
kazza12  2 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2013 - 1:31 PM

brilliant shot with great detail SmileSmile karen

christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
18 Jan 2013 - 1:34 PM

fab shot love the snow on the branch and good detail well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Mototaur
Mototaur  226 forum posts England
18 Jan 2013 - 5:00 PM

Stunning Smile Smile Smile

chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue Plus Member 6146 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 5:47 PM

Beautiful capture, congratulations
David

jasonrwl
jasonrwl Plus Member 5728 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 9:46 PM

Superb shot in every respect Julia. The bird, the frost and that pastel sky backdrop. Just brilliant.
Jason

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9909 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1725 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 10:41 PM

This is real quality, Julia, and I am so glad that others think so, too.

fificat100
19 Jan 2013 - 3:06 AM

A fabulous capture.

Lavina

Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
19 Jan 2013 - 9:34 AM

I do not have words to convey how much I like this image !! Totally awesome and supreme SmileGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin.

jackyp
jackyp Plus Member 4jackyp vcard United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 11:36 AM

Stunning detail, what a beautiful frosty capture!

ChristineD
19 Jan 2013 - 3:29 PM

What a cracking capture, beautifully detailed

rod45
rod45  1234 forum posts United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 - 3:54 PM

Lovely shot, a number of these birds arrived in our garden in norfolk today, not seen any for several years, Rod

JohnoP
JohnoP  10
19 Jan 2013 - 6:13 PM

Outstanding! John

justin c
justin c  114625 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 4:50 PM

Excellent shot and what a superb setting.

Justin

nige53
nige53  2 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 - 2:20 PM

Superb shot!!

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