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By DerekL  
Thank you for your votes/comments on my previous upload of a Wren, especially to Len (Len1950) and Cathy (Holmewood) for their valued User Awards.
Today are some images of Oystercatchers that I managed to get at Slimbridge WWT this week. I have been trying to get close to these for some time at a local lake without success, so was pleased to get these. Thanks to Ed Kennerley for the info.

Tags: Bird Oystercatcher Slimbridge Wildlife and nature

Voters: debu, M_squared, rsjkinson and 22 more

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debu 8 India
10 May 2014 3:33PM
Great shot,very nicely captured.

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10 May 2014 3:49PM
Three lovely images. Nicely exposed.
rsjkinson 8 5 United Kingdom
10 May 2014 3:56PM
Lovely shots Derek all 3 of them
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
10 May 2014 4:08PM
Absolutely spot on with the exposure Derek, especially V1Smile

It's a wonder you knew what settings to use, with the nephew screaming in your lugholeWink

Great set,nice colour and detail.

User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
10 May 2014 5:02PM
3 fantastic sharp images. love the backgrounds. Bob
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
10 May 2014 5:22PM
An excellent set of images of this handsome oystercatcher Derek, you've exposed these perfectly to capture some wonderful details in both the white and black plumage. As for that tomcat, talk about the pot calling the kettle black, you'd have needed ear plugs had he been around, he'd have been in your ear constantly moaning about all and sundry!WinkGrinTongue
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
10 May 2014 5:30PM
A well exposed trio of Oystercatchers

JohnoP 12 2
10 May 2014 6:49PM
No wonder you are chuffed with these Derek...a fantastic V1! Smile John
ade123 Plus
5 285 1 United Kingdom
10 May 2014 7:28PM
Brilliant capture Derek
Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
10 May 2014 7:45PM
Cracking shot Derek, i quite like these birds
10 May 2014 8:45PM
What super shots Derek. Cathy
Nigeve1 Plus
5 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
11 May 2014 7:42AM
Great images, Derek. I agree these are tricky to get close to, was trying again yesterday at Washington, but no good results.

FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
11 May 2014 11:01AM
Great set Derek, lovely detail...............where's the oyster's ? Wink

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