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Spotted Flycatcher

By Maiwand
The Spotted Flycatcher ( musicapa striata )
Another shot from a most rewarding day spent in Sussex in the garden of Sylvia ( Teocali ) This bird was being a perfect parent and collecting food for a nearby nest of juveniles. Hope you like it.
My very very grateful thanks for all c/c 's on my last posting - Talk Talk. A most flattering response.
My particular thanks are due to Stuart ( JackAllTog ) for the GEA, and Richard ( Mossy Oak ), Mike ( HasselbladUK ), Illi ( Illiboy ), Neil ( Neil Wigan ) for their UA's.
Like most folks I am still having trouble finding time enough to comment on shots so please forgive mores votes than comments. One day my world will move a little more slowly!!GrinGrinSmile

Ron

Tags: General Wildlife and nature and Specialist and abstractand

Voters: fraser, snapbandit, Samuel_Aron and 83 more

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Comments


31 Oct 2011 3:30PM
Fantastic capture!
Sam.

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snapbandit 13 2.2k 3 Northern Ireland
31 Oct 2011 3:36PM
great image (personally I feel spoilt, as a pure photograph, by the text which would be more in place in a wildlife/bird book), just my opinion, but a super shot.

Many thanks for sharing,

Joe B
31 Oct 2011 3:36PM
Stunning
HectorRivera 9 17 1 United States
31 Oct 2011 3:37PM
Great shot
TonyDy Plus
8 7 3 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 3:38PM
Great shot, Ron.
Tony
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
31 Oct 2011 3:51PM
well spotted and even better as he got his dinner ready!
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 117 Scotland
31 Oct 2011 4:09PM
Top flight shot, Ron, if you know what I mean.
Ronnie.
31 Oct 2011 4:11PM
superb
franken Plus
14 4.2k 4 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 4:13PM
A truly superb capture Ron!

Ken
31 Oct 2011 4:14PM
Very Beautiful photo congratulations.
EMJAYCEE Plus
8 10 10 England
31 Oct 2011 4:19PM
Wonderful image and super preentation.
Joan.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
31 Oct 2011 4:21PM
Fabulous image, superb detail.........Sandy
hasslebladuk 7 1 6 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 4:23PM
Well ron this is stunning love everything about it
mike
Mike_Young 10 12 9 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 4:51PM
Beautiful capture
zanzibarwinds 13 205 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 4:54PM
Outstanding
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 5:18PM
Glad to be 30 for this fantastic image Ron.
Brian
john_starkey 6 1 3 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 5:29PM
Lovely shot,

John.
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 5:41PM
Great capture Ron
Steve
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 5:48PM
not long since you posted and I am still bottom of the commentsSad great shot Ron
Glyn1 7 4 1 England
31 Oct 2011 6:14PM
Beautifully detailed shot Ron, great pose, perch & bg.

Glyn
31 Oct 2011 6:52PM
Hi Ron superb, make sure it only slows down , lol regards gray.
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 7:15PM
Outstanding capture, really wonderful detail.

Lucien.
JuBarney Plus
5 24 3 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 7:18PM
Lovely shot
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 7:36PM
These images have been a pleasure to view Ron. Whether from you, Richard or your terrific host
Keep 'em comingWink

Adrian
Maiwand 10 3 72 England
31 Oct 2011 8:30PM
Thanks very much everyone.
Ron
Wonderful capture Ron

Chris
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2011 11:20AM
Ahh good memories of a wonderful opportunity and a fine shot Ron - Ina
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
1 Nov 2011 11:41AM
I don't know how they can stand to swallow those crawly things, but to each his ownSmile
Fine capture on both your parts.
goso 10 2 1 Australia
1 Nov 2011 3:37PM
A stunner Ron ...Bill
LexEquine 11 19 United States
1 Nov 2011 5:59PM
'Super {Top Draw} & Lovely Spotted Flycatcher Shot,' Ron.

'Enjoy the invigorating Autumnal weather~' Smile

Ciao~ Peter
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2011 6:34PM
Superb shot, fantastic detail abd colour.

Hugh
Ray42 9 3 England
1 Nov 2011 7:53PM
A super shot Ron
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
1 Nov 2011 8:03PM
Looks good against the green bg Ron.
Brian.
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
1 Nov 2011 8:22PM
A brilliant capture Ron, just what we've come to expect from a man of your calibre. The detail and clarity in the plumage are sublime and the green makes the perfect backdrop
Maiwand 10 3 72 England
1 Nov 2011 8:36PM
Thank you so very much.
Ron
1 Nov 2011 8:51PM
GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinfine shot Ron Maiwand
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2011 8:56PM
Fantstic shot Ron, perfect timing to catch the meal there and so well detailed
Brilliant
Lillian
norton 13 6 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2011 9:01PM
Excellent shot Ron, superb capture..................

Tony.
moiral 7 12 Scotland
1 Nov 2011 9:26PM
Beautifully detailed shot Ron. Beautifully captured. Moira
2 Nov 2011 8:44PM
Beautiful detailed shot Ron.
Vanda
2 Nov 2011 9:26PM
Smashing shot they are lovely little birds
Alan_Coles 11 178 11 Wales
3 Nov 2011 11:45AM
Stunning image Ron, here have my user award!!
Maiwand 10 3 72 England
3 Nov 2011 1:23PM
Thanks everyone and my particular thanks to Alan ( Alan_Coles ) for the very generous user award.
Ron
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
3 Nov 2011 4:59PM
Superb capture, Ron - I do so hope the little birds return to nest in the same place next year - fingers crossed.
Sylvia
Suehh 10 39 6 England
4 Nov 2011 1:43AM
Super image - wonderful detail Ron - such a pretty little bird. Sues
TerryMcK 8 71 2 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2011 8:28PM
Beautifully captured throughout, Ron.
Terry
5 Nov 2011 7:54AM
Great capture Ron. A

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