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Water Vole

By Ade_Osman    
Yet another water vole shot from the BWC I'm afraid, I just like the way the foliage frames the vole in this one. Again taken in hellish conditions light wise with an ISO of 1600, but given the conditions I'm still fairly happy with it.

Just about sobering up now after last nights celebrations, although I've got a bit of gut-rot and cross-eyedness after drinking too much of the old Somerset Apple Juice. Each years the same and each year I say I'm not doing that again, I'll never learn Grin

Happy New year to all, think I'll go off and get wifey to nurse my banging headache now Sad


Tags: General Close-up and macro Water vole Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
1 Jan 2012 10:53AM
Trust you not to be able to lay off the Somerset scrumpy, Ade Wink
This little fella certainly isn't suffering the after-effects of over-indulgence, he has wonderful bright eyes Smile Carol

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annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
1 Jan 2012 10:55AM
He is so cute looking through the window, you caught the light on his nose perfectly! Gives you are 3D impression!
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2012 11:01AM
Some of us take a lifetime to learn a lesson Wink, great shot like the framing of natural foliage - Ina
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
1 Jan 2012 11:14AM
a lovely capture, even with such high ISO.
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2012 11:23AM
Never under estimate the power of the appleTongue

Considering the conditions, these vole images have been a delight to viewSmile

1 Jan 2012 11:27AM
A great capture Ade - hope your headache improves. A
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2012 11:41AM
aw what a lovely little water vole, they have such cute faces... a great shot.

1 Jan 2012 11:45AM
Nice shot mate, despite conditions. I am now set up with cam nets and waterproofing and look forward to hiding alongside my local lakes. Sorry about your head, should be tea total like me. At this moment I am enjoying a big cup of coffee heavily laced with Brandy, 50:50. I have a sniffle, lol.
Happy New Year fellow Canon use and many more to come.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2012 12:08PM
Super shot with eye focus spot on - I'm on purely medicinal at present - hot lemon, honey and brandyWinkWinkWink Carole
1 Jan 2012 12:31PM
Another beauty of a shot Ade, go & lie somewhere quiet and let the day pass quietly!! Lou
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
1 Jan 2012 12:31PM
Excellent close-up work under such conditions Ade - they were a delight to view!
HNY Smile

Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2012 12:36PM
WOW! Ade, what a fantastic shot, ive now turned green, but not with too much cider.TongueTongueTongueTongueWink
johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2012 2:15PM
Gat stuff Ade, love the water droplet on his nose. Happy New Year
Ray42 8 3 England
1 Jan 2012 2:16PM
A great shot Ade - would have loved to have come but was stuck on the M25 coming back from Harlow. A very happy New Year to you
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
1 Jan 2012 2:18PM
A super capture of the little vole. Cute expression too..............Sandy
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
1 Jan 2012 3:00PM
Perfect focus on the nose and eyes Ade. An exquisite little fella. Spot on.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2012 3:09PM
Well focused, and hope the heads feeling better now Ade
1 Jan 2012 3:21PM
A beauty love the little droplet on his nose very cute
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2012 3:53PM
Great shot, Ade.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2012 8:34PM
superb shot love the water droplets shining like diamonds
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
1 Jan 2012 10:58PM
A delightful image Ade, the eye contact is excellent in this one. I see that the shandy drinking larry lightweight Tomcat is giving it the big one again, he's known as Audley Harrison over here........he's out after one round! lol Tongue
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
1 Jan 2012 11:36PM
Smashing Water Vole capture, Ade - love the water droplets on the nose! Didn't even get a glimpse of one on the day - think they were avoiding me Grin
maggie9 7 45 2 Scotland
12 Jan 2012 7:02PM
absolutely delightful
just how cute?! Smile

wonderful wonderful catch
love it


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