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Juvenile Blackbird (Turdus merula)

By teocali
Another from the archives (its 8.40am and looking as murky as the bottom of the sea in East Sussex today :-( ) A juvenile Blackbird (Turdus merula), taken in June. - full frame capture. Large is best if you have time.
Settings: F/5.6 1/100sec ISO500 manual@700mm tripod

Thank you all so much for your support of my Juvenile Sparrow upload - really appreciated Smile

Tags: Full Frame General Wild Female Blackbird Garden Bird Close-up and macro Turdus Merula Juvenile Wildlife and nature

Voters: KBan, AndyLeslie, CarolG and 33 more

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CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
6 Jan 2011 8:57AM
A super capture of this beautiful bird, Sylvia, but such an unfortunate latin name! Carol
accipiter 11 61 England
6 Jan 2011 9:15AM
Fine capture. A
Ray42 13 3 England
6 Jan 2011 9:29AM
An excellent capture
Brian65 11 2 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2011 10:39AM
A wonderful shot Sylvia, loads of detail.
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
6 Jan 2011 11:36AM
Top notch shot, Sylvia.
NeilWigan Plus
10 17 16 England
6 Jan 2011 11:38AM
Great capture with detail.
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
6 Jan 2011 11:40AM
Excellent shot Sylvia. What a shame he/she looks so grumpy!!
By the sound of things your weather is about the same as ours-- I think I will have to take up knitting.
A beautiful capture! Don't think the bird looks 'grumpy' at all...lovely blackie. Smile
andy210966 13 4 119 Wales
6 Jan 2011 2:19PM
Another super shot Sylvia!

FeatherFriend 13 38 217 England
6 Jan 2011 2:19PM
A great over the shoulder pose Sylvia, cracking feather detail and the diagonal perch is just right,
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2011 2:53PM
excellent detail in the plumage
BERTRAM 13 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2011 3:10PM
Excellent capture. Very well taken.
6 Jan 2011 5:04PM
Hi Sylvia love the detail on the feathers a cracker regards gray.
6 Jan 2011 7:56PM
Excellent image and capture Sylvia,wonderful detail and pose and BG Smile
6 Jan 2011 8:36PM
Beautiful feather detail Sylvia, it's a lovely capture.

6 Jan 2011 9:32PM
A fine image Sylvia, as has been said the feather detail is excellent,
unfortunately the weather down on the garden isle is just the same,
looking good for Sat though.
Shroomer 14 14 167 England
7 Jan 2011 10:44AM
I fail to see how a bird can have an expression. Looks a great capture with agreat pose down the back and turn of head Sylvia

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