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Poised for take-off ....

By teocali
A juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) about to take off from the rusty handle of an old garden roller, which he/she had been using as a perch. The background consists of various garden shrubs in a range of different colours.

Many thanks for your support of my last upload - really appreciated as always Smile

Tags: Wild Garden Bird Roller Great spotted woodpecker Juvenile Perched Dendrocopos major Gsw Take-off Wildlife and nature

Voters: tomcat, MalcolmM, Bzox and 33 more

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tomcat 14 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2013 3:36PM
Another Teocali treat

Love that pastel background Sylvia


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cracking shot good detail. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
paskinmj 11 11 1 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2013 3:45PM
Nice DOF.
26 Jul 2013 3:50PM
Great posture, well captured image

bumbleb3 14 358 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2013 4:25PM
great title for a great shot
richmowil Plus
11 412 2 England
26 Jul 2013 4:39PM
Excellent Image!!
Ade_Osman 17 4.5k 36 England
26 Jul 2013 4:50PM
Lovely pose her Sylvia.....Good work as always..

Norfolkboy 14 1 4 England
26 Jul 2013 6:39PM
Superb composition, Sylvia.
bricurtis Plus
15 2.3k 50 England
26 Jul 2013 8:19PM
Super shot Sylvia - looks poised to make the fastest take off possible.Smile
pluckyfilly 13 351 33 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2013 9:35PM
Great pose well caught
Goodley 10 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2013 9:11AM
Very good sylvia, love the background.
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
27 Jul 2013 12:22PM
A terrific capture Sylvia, love the alert pose and the bright eye
27 Jul 2013 5:30PM
A wonderful capture Sylvia!, great pose, detail, background and I like the perch, beautifully done!Smile
28 Jul 2013 10:43AM
Excellent shot love the b/g

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