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A male reed bunting seen perched in a tree beside the disused canal at Coombe Hill Canal & Meadows nature reserve in Gloucestershire. This little fellow was singing his heart out and enjoying the summer sunshine from this great vantage point.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:150.0 - 500.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 235.9 - 786.4 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Jul 2014 - 11:00 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual Temperature (Kelvin)
Title:Cock Reed Bunting
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:13 Jul 2014 - 12:53 AM
Tags:Coombe Hill Canal & Meadows nature reserve, Glos, Gloucestershire wildlife trust, Reed bunting, Wildlife / nature
Votes:44

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 2:18 AM

An excellent capture with good detail and pose.

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 2:22 AM

He was probably waiting for you to unwrap your packed lunch EdSmileTongueTongue.


A nice shot mate. - gary

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 4:17 AM

Beautifully marked red bunting caught in the hawthorn bush: superb detail in this bird that is a new one to me, Ed.
R.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 5:26 AM

An excellent capture, Ed. Carol

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 6:54 AM

Lovely pose, nice detail on this LBJ!

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ade123
ade123 Plus Member 2231 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 9:25 AM

A great capture Ed well spotted

Ade

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 9:38 AM

Nice one Ed'.

JohnSmile

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom116 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 9:50 AM

A very fine capture with superb detail and colouring Ed.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 10:55 AM

Great spot and capture EdSmile

Cliff

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom84 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 11:16 AM

A very handsome bird with beautiful plumage.
Plentiful supply of berries there but not too ripe looking.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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ChristineD
13 Jul 2014 - 2:18 PM

An excellent capture

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 2:36 PM

A new bird to me!

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 3:55 PM

What a super capture. Great clarity and detail, Ed.

Andrew

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tonyguitar
13 Jul 2014 - 4:42 PM

A new bird to Taggart in the USA and to me in B.C. Canada. You have many
that we envy. The blue tit, UK robin, GSW and more.. TG

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 4:56 PM

Superb bird Ed.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Mollycat
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13 Jul 2014 - 4:59 PM

Superb capture Ed and pin sharp.
Peter.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 7:44 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 51011 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 9:04 PM

Cracking shot !!......lovely quality in this corker !.Smile

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DerekL
DerekL Plus Member 10152 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jul 2014 - 9:09 PM

A beauty Ed.

Derek

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Holmewood
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13 Jul 2014 - 10:21 PM

What a lovely shot Ed. He was just showing off for you! Cathy

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Badgerfred
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14 Jul 2014 - 8:08 PM

Excellent Ed, great detail,
Fred.

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