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These two were having a right old preen
I especially like the lifting of the leg...he seems to be enjoying himself

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Aug 2014 - 1:45 PM
Focal Length:135mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:"Nope.....a bit higher"
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:24 Aug 2014 - 6:04 PM
Tags:General, Humour / fun, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature
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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty Plus Member 2pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 6:12 PM

A 3 legged race maybe Barbara,? love these two and a great one for Silly Sunday.
Enjoy the festival tomorrow hope the sunshines for you

Patty GrinGrinGrin

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 6:13 PM

Excellent capture of these two lovelies and yes, I know that feeling!

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 6:15 PM

Made me smile, this one, Barbara!SmileSmile
I wonder what he's found to prompt the return of leg 2!!

Richard

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8776 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1267 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 6:20 PM

Fun, and good. It was explained to us at Washington Wildfowl Trust that they actually get cold feet standing in the water all day so they alternate legs in order to give one leg a chance to warm up.
I have no idea if that is true. I haven't tried it.
Moira

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 2Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 6:24 PM

Looks great, haven't had my back done for ages. Wonder what the maids doing tonight !!
Peter GrinGrinGrinGrin

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janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
24 Aug 2014 - 6:31 PM

What a cool shot Barbara, made me smile too Smile
Jan

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Jeddahknight111
Jeddahknight111 Plus Member 3Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 6:34 PM

Well spotted.not offer you see a stork using his pecker this way Tongue

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 75305 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 6:50 PM

Grin aw, Bessie mates.

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digital_boi
24 Aug 2014 - 7:04 PM

they look well contented in each others company Barbara well exposed capture


Graham

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Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 7:06 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin


Tish

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JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 7:14 PM

A delightful shot
Ju

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3253 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 7:26 PM

A great imageSmile
Netta

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Herge88
Herge88 Plus Member 840 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 8:11 PM

Good rich colour and super sharp.

Best Matt

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DonMc
DonMc Plus Member 7DonMc vcard United Kingdom
24 Aug 2014 - 8:13 PM

Very crisp and delightful image Barbara!SmileSmileSmile
Don

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ChristineD
24 Aug 2014 - 8:20 PM

Excellent capture and title

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 8:25 PM

Wonderful SmileSmileSmile Carol

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1146 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 8:46 PM

Very cool--- like their colors, esp the legs and beaks!

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 9:02 PM

A great fun image. Captured at just the right time.

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Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
24 Aug 2014 - 9:02 PM

Superb image. Right old preen indeedGrinGrin

Fred

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jadus
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24 Aug 2014 - 9:40 PM

Brilliant, Barbara!

Jade

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Irishkate
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24 Aug 2014 - 10:12 PM

Maybe they were learning new dance moves.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 10:18 PM

I could do with one of them when I get an itchy back: excellent title for this delightful image of the pair.
R.

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mistere
mistere Plus Member 2mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2014 - 11:01 PM

Brilliant, got to be worth an ooo errr ar even a uuuu aaaah SmileSmileWink

Dave.

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24 Aug 2014 - 11:11 PM

Great capture Barbara, great titleSmile

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Brilane
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25 Aug 2014 - 1:09 AM

Superb picture.
Brian

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gary_d
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25 Aug 2014 - 1:19 AM

The exposure showing off the feathers is spot on. - Gary

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PranavMishra
PranavMishra Plus Member 348 forum postsPranavMishra vcard India16 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2014 - 5:55 AM

looks like a very serious matter and that is making it even more hilarious..

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ddolfelin
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25 Aug 2014 - 9:16 AM

I think the preenee had better watch out if Morrisons run out of Stork food.

Good picture!

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25 Aug 2014 - 9:32 AM

Yep, I reckon one is saying to the other, "That's nothing, I can do that standing on one Leg"

JohnSmile

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
25 Aug 2014 - 11:19 AM

Excellent , Barbs ! SmileGrinSmileGrinSmileGrinSmileGrinSmile --- Jukka.- PS A mono Per Erik is cmming !

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gss
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25 Aug 2014 - 12:33 PM

Perfect balance... I wonder how many of us can sit at least 5 minutes so (but to sleep!)

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 55003 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway30 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2014 - 12:40 PM

About to give the other one a crafty shove with his foot!

Malc

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2014 - 4:57 PM

I think the one on the right is about to kick over the one legged one on the left!! Grin A super capture, Barbs, nice detail in the plumage Smile
Trev Smile

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Fefe
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25 Aug 2014 - 8:42 PM

Beats the corner of a wall any day BarbsTongueTongue
Diane

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