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Bird on a Big Stick

By johnjo58
Today a Jay on a big old rotting stick.The background is a building with a gravel path in front of it.

Thanks for taking a look and special thanks to Colin, Dean & Brian on their UA's for the GSW photo.

As always all comments, clicks and critiques welcome


PS I did post this yesterday but something weird happened going to JPEG so I pulled it, so apologies if you tried to look

Tags: Jay Wildlife and nature

Voters: KBan, JohnoP, bagman and 45 more

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great shot a bird on my wish list that i havnt been able to get yet, well done

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31 Mar 2012 4:38PM
Nice shot of a shy bird
MossyOak Plus
6 22 15 England
31 Mar 2012 4:46PM
2 toned bg's are my favourite especially with these colours. They make the Jay stand out so well. A superb square on capture of a very shy bird and a good interesting stump.
Also a brilliant eye and with catchlight a bonus
31 Mar 2012 5:07PM
its pretty good in fact very good, if you can get closer even better I sit in my car with the window down and a dark cloth over the sill, well done, ronnie
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
31 Mar 2012 5:16PM
An excellent detailed capture..........Sandy
Paintman Plus
11 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2012 5:50PM
Beautifully photographed. Quality work.

Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
31 Mar 2012 6:39PM
Excellent shot Dave. Sharp focus fair and square on the eye and face. Exposure shows great detail and colours.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
31 Mar 2012 6:42PM
Can't add anything to what has already been said, David: a very fine shot and the colour coordinated b/g works so well here in showing off the Jay to advantage.
31 Mar 2012 9:20PM
Stunning capture
BarbaraR Plus
11 17 1 England
1 Apr 2012 3:42PM
Excellent of bird and his b/g.
Very well done.

Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
1 Apr 2012 5:39PM
Good details and colours David, congrats on the HC
Regards Richard
1 Apr 2012 6:50PM
Thank ou all for your great comments and for the HC. It means a lot to me

bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
1 Apr 2012 8:10PM
Superb Jay David against a perfect bg.
Congrats on your HC.
cracker, love the bg to
Cracking capture!
Beautiful feather detail and lighting.
Great colours and detail well done with the awards
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
5 Apr 2012 12:09PM
Only just found this John, but glad I did, what a stunner and very worthy of all the accolades.....

KBan Plus
12 501 4 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2012 7:49AM
Gets my User Award, for a great profile shot of a very shy bird

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