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Morning all. Caught on Sunday , this lovely oystercatcher in the late afternoon sun. Thanks for C&Cs on yesterday's upload.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Lens:150-500mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:6 Nov 2011 - 4:35 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.2
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Oystercatcher
Username:moiral moiral
Uploaded:9 Nov 2011 - 7:41 AM
Tags:Montrose basin, Oystercatcher, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:41
Voters:cats_123 · andylea · Rock · Len1950 · Ray42 · pdcche · Glyn1 · pronabk · CaroleS · Scottishlandscapes · TerryMcK · Ayoob · WhiteRose1 · Richsr · CarolG · Mike_S · Alan_Baseley · EMJAYCEE · mex · phil62 · CorporalClegg · PattiW · hasslebladuk · mikbee · RonnieAG · gingerdelight · bagman · lonely_oryx · PaulB45 · MD2009 · Samuel_Aron · saeidNL · annettep38 · HobbitDave · Mynett · JustDucky · lesliea · unicorn17 · NeilWigan · Peagreen · Jekaro ·
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 7:46 AM

wonderful light and reflections moira briliant detail a cracking capture nice one Wink
andy

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Rock
Rock Plus Member 13Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 7:56 AM

Did he open any with pearls for you?

As its a pearl of a shot.

Rock

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

A great shot - I hope you told him to wash its beak afterwards!!!!WinkWink

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2011 - 8:02 AM

Lovely shot Moira, great reflections.. Peter

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 8:04 AM

Well even though he is very muddy, he has a wonderful reflection - great shot Moira. Carole

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Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1168 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 8:24 AM

A friendly background noise on any beach from these noisy and always very busy birds.

Dougie

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Ayoob Plus Member 4Ayoob vcard Australia
9 Nov 2011 - 8:41 AM

Excellent capture Moira ,beautiful light ,reflection and great detailed image..........Grin

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Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 8:49 AM

like the reflection and light on the feather.
Regards Richard

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CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 9:01 AM

A cracker, Moira, with that great reflection, too, well captured. Carol

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Mike_S
Mike_S  4 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2011 - 9:43 AM

Great shot. Makes me want to clean the mud off his beak with a damp cloth Grin
Mike

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EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 11:08 AM

Really super capture Moira - never seen one with such a mucky beak.Wink
Joan.

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hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 1:01 PM

Getting on top of the lens great shot
mike

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 1:31 PM

Do you get many oysters in Montrose Moira ?
Off course you will be aware they are an aphrodisiac.
I must get myself along to Montrose Town Hall on Tuesday nights to participate in the OAP's Yoga night !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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gingerdelight

Beautifully captured Moira.
Carol

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lonely_oryx
9 Nov 2011 - 5:54 PM

Well caught with one claw up

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PaulB45
PaulB45  4 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2011 - 8:04 PM

Well captured, hope you getting on with that lens.
Paul

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Samuel_Aron
9 Nov 2011 - 8:19 PM

Beautiful shot!
Sam.

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saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 8:33 PM

A superb capture,very well done,
saeid

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annettep38 Plus Member 4210 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 8:56 PM

great detail and perfect DOF .
the reflections are very charming

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HobbitDave Plus Member 7HobbitDave vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 10:17 PM

Beautiful lighting and reflections, Moira. Lovely.
Dave.

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JustDucky
JustDucky  4 Canada
10 Nov 2011 - 1:11 AM

fine looking bird Moira, you've captured him well
Tammy

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lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
10 Nov 2011 - 1:30 AM

Very nice image Moira well captured.
Allen, Smile

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unicorn17  7 Scotland
10 Nov 2011 - 9:07 AM

Gorgeous Moira! This would make a lovely RSPB poster! (Looks like weather on Sat is to be better than Sun.) Gill

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Peagreen
Peagreen  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2011 - 10:58 PM

Beautiful shot, Moira. Brilliant detail, wonderful light and great reflection. Well capturedSmile
Take care, Pauline

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