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Grey Wagtail

By Glostopcat  
One of a pair of grey wagtails I saw beside the River Coln in Bibury yesterday morning when on a day out with fellow epzer gary_d in the Cotswolds. The weather was glorious for a Bank Holiday Monday and there was a fair bit of wildlife around despite the crowds.

Tags: Cotswolds Grey wagtail Bibury Glos River coln Wildlife and nature

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Alan_Coles 11 178 11 Wales
7 May 2013 6:22AM
Nice detail...don't normally see them on a perch - different

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Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
7 May 2013 6:33AM
Nicely captured and exposed, good one.

EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
7 May 2013 7:32AM
Colours and marking are excellent. A while since we've had one of these little beauties around here but knowing how rarely they stay still, this must be a challenge!

Lovely DoF. Well captured.
CaroleS Plus
6 429 3 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 7:53AM
These are such pretty birds but always on the move! Nice pose you have captured Ed showing the lovely colours and detail of the plumage.
7 May 2013 7:54AM
Excellent Ed, great pose, colour and detail captured,
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.7k 149 England
7 May 2013 8:07AM
Lovely clarity, Ed, and the yellow lichen echoes the birds colour nicely.

rayme330 5 17 1 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 8:28AM
Superb shot, Ed wonderful sharpness and colour.

richmowil Plus
8 321 2 England
7 May 2013 9:07AM
Nice Capture, Nice image!!! l like it a lot!!
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 9:45AM
A stunning pin sharp capture of this rather flighty little bird Ed. Both colour and detail is second to none, a real credit to your determination and photographic skill .

Regards Nathan
Irishkate Plus
6 40 107 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 11:10AM
Blending in beautifully with the lichen - I love his colouring.
7 May 2013 11:43AM
We have one that pops in now and again, it stays round the pond............GrinGrin
User_Removed 4 4 1 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 11:44AM

Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
7 May 2013 12:29PM
A lovely detailed image Ed. Such a pretty coloured bird.......Sandy
ColleenA Plus
4 325 5 Australia
7 May 2013 1:24PM

Quote:A lovely detailed image Ed. Such a pretty coloured bird.......Sandy
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
7 May 2013 4:06PM
this is a very pretty bird-- love how it sits and show us his back feathers!
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
7 May 2013 4:06PM
Excellent and fantastic capture,ED,very well done,
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
7 May 2013 5:26PM
Stunning Ed one more than I have ever captured.


gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
7 May 2013 6:12PM
Well done mate you nailed this one. - gary
7 May 2013 6:20PM
Very nice shot Ed', well done.

John Smile
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
7 May 2013 8:07PM
Different Ed - only ever seen them on the rocks in rivers.
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
7 May 2013 8:08PM
They were quite active in a willow tree beside the river gathering grubs for their young. What a pity I didn't bring my long lens with me, but it was too heavy to lug around on a hot day for a chance encounter such as this
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
7 May 2013 8:16PM
he is gorgeous, I'd be chuffed to bits with that shot!!
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 9:32PM
Oh, a bird! It's no butterfly and not really a flower.
But it is spot clear and pin sharp. Well done!
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
7 May 2013 10:45PM
It was pure luck that i got this shot and a few others too, Gary would have managed a few shots too had he his 400mm lens with him!
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
7 May 2013 10:47PM
Many thanks for all your comments and to Ron "Maiwand" and Trev "achieverswales" for the user awards it was a real surprise and is greatly appreciated. Apologies to all for the lack of c&c's recently, time really has been of the essence, Ed
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
8 May 2013 6:54PM
Wonderfully sharp capture, Ed! The colours and exposure are superb too.

28 May 2013 7:55PM
Great capture here.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
28 May 2013 8:13PM
A stunner Ed I love it, so natural.



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