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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


Tags: General Wildlife and nature and Specialist and abstractand

Voters: fraser, snapbandit, Samuel_Aron and 83 more

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Fantastic capture!

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snapbandit Plus
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 3:37PM
Great shot
TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 3:38PM
Great shot, Ron.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
31 Oct 2011 3:51PM
well spotted and even better as he got his dinner ready!
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
31 Oct 2011 4:09PM
Top flight shot, Ron, if you know what I mean.
31 Oct 2011 4:11PM
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 4:13PM
A truly superb capture Ron!

Very Beautiful photo congratulations.
8 10 10 England
31 Oct 2011 4:19PM
Wonderful image and super preentation.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
31 Oct 2011 4:21PM
Fabulous image, superb detail.........Sandy
31 Oct 2011 4:23PM
Well ron this is stunning love everything about it
Mike_Young Plus
11 12 9 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 4:51PM
Beautiful capture
31 Oct 2011 4:54PM
31 Oct 2011 5:18PM
Glad to be 30 for this fantastic image Ron.
31 Oct 2011 5:29PM
Lovely shot,

Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 5:41PM
Great capture Ron
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 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 Plus
8 4 1 England
31 Oct 2011 6:14PM
Beautifully detailed shot Ron, great pose, perch & bg.

Hi Ron superb, make sure it only slows down , lol regards gray.
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 7:15PM
Outstanding capture, really wonderful detail.

JuBarney Plus
6 26 3 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 7:18PM
Lovely shot
tomcat Plus
12 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

Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
31 Oct 2011 8:30PM
Thanks very much everyone.
Wonderful capture Ron

Gezina Plus
11 3 6 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2011 11:20AM
Ahh good memories of a wonderful opportunity and a fine shot Ron - Ina
Joline Plus
11 29 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 Plus
11 2 1 Australia
1 Nov 2011 3:37PM
A stunner Ron ...Bill
1 Nov 2011 5:59PM
'Super {Top Draw} & Lovely Spotted Flycatcher Shot,' Ron.

'Enjoy the invigorating Autumnal weather~' Smile

Ciao~ Peter
1 Nov 2011 6:34PM
Superb shot, fantastic detail abd colour.

1 Nov 2011 7:53PM
A super shot Ron
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
1 Nov 2011 8:03PM
Looks good against the green bg Ron.
Glostopcat Plus
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 Plus
11 3 73 England
1 Nov 2011 8:36PM
Thank you so very much.
GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinfine shot Ron Maiwand
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2011 8:56PM
Fantstic shot Ron, perfect timing to catch the meal there and so well detailed
1 Nov 2011 9:01PM
Excellent shot Ron, superb capture..................

1 Nov 2011 9:26PM
Beautifully detailed shot Ron. Beautifully captured. Moira
Beautiful detailed shot Ron.
Smashing shot they are lovely little birds
Alan_Coles Plus
12 178 11 Wales
3 Nov 2011 11:45AM
Stunning image Ron, here have my user award!!
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
3 Nov 2011 1:23PM
Thanks everyone and my particular thanks to Alan ( Alan_Coles ) for the very generous user award.
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.
Suehh Plus
10 39 6 England
4 Nov 2011 1:43AM
Super image - wonderful detail Ron - such a pretty little bird. Sues
TerryMcK Plus
9 72 2 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2011 8:28PM
Beautifully captured throughout, Ron.
5 Nov 2011 7:54AM
Great capture Ron. A

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