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A Dunnock (Prunella modularis) posing in the garden yesterday. These usually spend their time foraging around on the ground, under bushes!

Many thanks for your generous support of yesterdays upload - always very much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:8 Feb 2013 - 4:35 PM
Focal Length:420mm taken 6.4m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Posing Dunnock
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:9 Feb 2013 - 7:14 PM
Tags:Bird, Dunnock, Garden, Hedge sparrow, Posing, Prunella modularis, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:56
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Unique Views:80

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Kevlar
Kevlar  9161 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2013 - 7:17 PM

Nice to see these off the ground.

Nice detail too, their eyes always look great.

Kevin

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Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski Plus Member 784 forum postsJat_Riski vcard United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 - 7:18 PM

Superb image.

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2013 - 7:36 PM

Love the turn of the head and that perch ain't bad eitherSmile

A couple hopped onto the perch platform this morning, but that was as far as they managedSad

Trust youi are OK SylviaTongue

Adrian

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nealie
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9 Feb 2013 - 7:38 PM

Lovely.

John

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craggwildlifephotography Plus Member 698 forum postscraggwildlifephotography vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2013 - 7:39 PM

nice one

David

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colin beeley
colin beeley Plus Member 121102 forum postscolin beeley vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2013 - 7:54 PM

hi Sylvia not spot on focus , i would look at micro !

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JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2013 - 7:58 PM

A super detailed shot & love the perch.
Ju

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PhilSingleton
PhilSingleton Plus Member 3PhilSingleton vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2013 - 8:29 PM

Lovely image Sylvia - great knobbly perch too.
Phil.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2013 - 10:08 PM

Delightful image love that pose

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jacques st-jean
9 Feb 2013 - 10:33 PM

Nice portrait of this little fellow...

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Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8142 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2013 - 11:29 PM

Hi Sylvia, wonderful eye detail and a tasteful frame.

Trev

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Rich1970
Rich1970  2 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2013 - 4:25 AM

Lovely image ,spot on

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 9:19 AM

Great shot Slyvia. Perfect pose with a lovely sideways glance enabling razor sharp shot of the head and full beauty of the chest plumage. The perch is prefer good too.GrinGrinWinkWink
Ron

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zoomsinclean
10 Feb 2013 - 10:52 AM

Beautifully composed photograph of a species that is not easy to capture well.
Graham

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 1:57 PM

Great composition, pose/perch combo Sylvia
David

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue Plus Member 6146 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2013 - 6:03 PM

Very well captured Sylvia, a very difficult subject, excellent eye detail, great timing and composition.
David

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 8:22 PM

A real poser Sylvia, beautifully caught

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