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Whitethroat

By Maiwand
The Whitethroat ( sylvia communis )

Finally managed to catch one or two of the little creatures at the right moment and in some decent light; albeit a damn cold morning.GrinGrin
This one obligingly rested for a few moments on a lovely , very natural, perch with a great bonus of deciding to burst forth in song. I hope you will find something about it that you will enjoy.

Most grateful thanks for the tremendous response to the Blue Tit. Very much appreciated.

Ron

Tags: Wildlife and nature Wildlife and natureandbirds

Voters: jennialexander, runco36, cabbie and 105 more

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Comments


runco36 11 England
29 Apr 2011 4:52PM
Fantasic shot love the b/c comp.

Ron
29 Apr 2011 4:59PM
That's beautiful Ron, a quality shot.

Len
cabbie Plus
14 31 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 4:59PM
Excellent capture and presentation

Bob
TonyDy Plus
13 55 3 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 5:00PM
Excellent shot, Ron.
Tony
KBan 16 512 4 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 5:01PM
a beaut Ron
keith
harrattp 15 11 4 England
29 Apr 2011 5:35PM
Beautiful clarity and superb colours Ron.

Paul
franken Plus
19 5.4k 4 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 5:36PM
Fantastic image Ron.

Ken
RonnieAG Plus
12 154 119 Scotland
29 Apr 2011 5:39PM
Superb shot and so nicely timed too.
Ronnie.
CarolG 15 199 20 Greece
29 Apr 2011 5:46PM
An excellent image, Ron, well captured. Carol
pluckyfilly 15 351 33 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 5:48PM
thought of you earlier should have popped in to see what you had achieved cos now I am nowhere near the first but one day I might surprise yaWink superb shot
29 Apr 2011 5:49PM
Wonderful capture Ron

Chris
TerryMcK 13 72 2 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 6:10PM
Superb photography, Ron. Perfect exposure & timing producing a finely detailed shot.
Terry
Canadiann 12 2 Canada
29 Apr 2011 6:25PM
Really gorgeous shot with fantastic detail, love your presentation too. Excellent all round.
Ann xxx
User_Removed 17 386 2 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 6:39PM
A perfect capture in every way, I love it. Smile
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
29 Apr 2011 6:43PM
Thanks everybody.
Ron
jaktis Plus
18 84 Sweden
29 Apr 2011 6:52PM
Beautiful bird and an excellent composition

Peter
Shroomer 15 14 167 England
29 Apr 2011 6:59PM
I do like this one Ron. Looks like the favourite perch for this one at the moment.
Love the timing and detail, and how early was this one, the light is golden, you'll be camping up there next Smile
Richard
29 Apr 2011 7:14PM
Brilliant capture!
Sam.
29 Apr 2011 7:15PM
Great capture!
MalcolmM Plus
16 1.9k 5 Scotland
29 Apr 2011 7:23PM
Superb quality
EMJAYCEE 12 10 10 England
29 Apr 2011 7:30PM
Superb.
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 7:36PM
Ron I find everything about him to like..amazing shot and to see him in full song fantastic..
even the perch is spot on...perfection!!
Lillian
Stace 13 2 2 England
29 Apr 2011 7:41PM
Excellent

Stace
29 Apr 2011 7:45PM
Quality Quality Quality Ron Wink An outstanding image for detail,timing and setting mate !! Top Shot
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 20 Canada
29 Apr 2011 8:47PM
An excellent capture of the beautiful little singer...........Sandy
norton 18 2 6 Jersey
29 Apr 2011 8:58PM
Lovely clarity Ron, superb capture................

Tony.
Snapitt 12
29 Apr 2011 9:02PM
Brilliant image.

Jane
TonyDy Plus
13 55 3 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 9:03PM
Quite superb, Ron.
Tony
SteveMoulding 13 3 7 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2011 9:16PM
Perfectly captured, Ron. Everything about it is spot-on.
Steve.
Norfolkboy 15 1 5 England
29 Apr 2011 9:20PM
An outstanding shot.
Colin
goso 15 2 1 Australia
29 Apr 2011 9:54PM
Wonderful image Ron - 11/10 ...Bill
FeatherFriend 14 38 217 England
29 Apr 2011 10:09PM
Love it Ron, flawless in every way, this has to be a winner....we shall see Wink
Regards,
Geoff
moiral 11 12 Scotland
29 Apr 2011 10:48PM
Great capture. Love the wee beak open in song. Moira
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
29 Apr 2011 10:52PM
Thank you all very much
Ron
dweezil 14 1 England
29 Apr 2011 10:55PM
Outstanding shot Ron
Craig
SurreyHillsMan 14 27 2 England
30 Apr 2011 7:55AM
A real cracker Ron



Jon
tomcat 16 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2011 10:09AM
Definitely one of those images to be proud ofGrin

Top shot Ron

Adrian
Joline Plus
15 38 59 United States
30 Apr 2011 12:57PM
I can hear his beautiful song.
You really got this one spot on. I love the branches and leaves framing him. Lovely.
Glyn1 12 4 1 England
30 Apr 2011 2:50PM
a real stunner Ron, excellent in every way.

Glyn
vickyf 16 8 8 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2011 5:15PM
A perfect capture.
30 Apr 2011 6:27PM
Great shot Smile
Brian65 12 2 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2011 7:39PM
A top shot again Ron, thanks for sharing.
Brian
30 Apr 2011 7:50PM
Fantastic shot. Amazing details and colors. Just fantatiska. One would like to hear what he sings.
Regards, Oleg.
LexEquine 15 1 19 United States
30 Apr 2011 11:17PM
'Glorious top drawer shot!'>...Peter Smile
franfoto 14 2 32 England
1 May 2011 12:04AM
Another quality image Ron, a great capture, never heard the song of one of these but bet it is as pretty as the bird.

Fran
Louise_Morris 11 2.5k England
1 May 2011 9:16AM
Superb capture Ron, delightful shot. Lou
kinfatric 17 550 9 Scotland
1 May 2011 9:42AM
A beautiful composition and capture
1 May 2011 11:07AM
Hi Ron totally outstanding, well done, gray.
bunbeam 16 2 United Kingdom
1 May 2011 12:10PM
superb singing capture, love this time of year when all the birds are singing
bunSmile
bricurtis Plus
16 2.6k 51 England
1 May 2011 12:38PM
Lovely natural capture Ron - framed beautifully by the foliage.
Brian.
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
1 May 2011 1:01PM
Thank you.
Ron
sparrowhawk Plus
13 282 2 United Kingdom
1 May 2011 1:36PM
stunning
pamelajean Plus
16 1.7k 2243 United Kingdom
1 May 2011 2:32PM
"This one obligingly rested for a few moments on a lovely, very natural, perch with a great bonus of deciding to burst forth in song. I hope you will find something about it that you will enjoy."
I like EVERYTHING about it.
Alec1 14 4 United Kingdom
1 May 2011 7:16PM
Superb capture Ron.
Alec
brownsilent 15 7 2 United Kingdom
1 May 2011 9:09PM
What a wonderful little singer you found, he's superb!
Johanna
Gezina 15 3 6 United Kingdom
1 May 2011 10:32PM
Very well timed, with top quality detail - extremely well captured mate - Ina
1 May 2011 10:56PM
Really superb image, timed to perfection!
Dave.
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
1 May 2011 11:02PM
Thanks to you all.
Ron
Alan_Coles 16 178 11 Wales
2 May 2011 9:20AM
Stunning capture Ron, great pose, detail and great to get one in the open without any obscured parts...add a top background and you have yourself an a winner!


Tried for a shot of these for a few weeks now without any luck.
accipiter 12 61 England
2 May 2011 2:32PM
Outstanding capture! A
Philip_P 16 71 1 United Kingdom
2 May 2011 6:23PM
Super shot Ron, great comp & colours
Phil
2 May 2011 8:15PM
Excellent capture great detail well done.
Ray42 13 3 England
3 May 2011 6:50AM

Quote:...I like EVERYTHING about it...


Me to Ron - an absolutely stunning shot and congratulations on the two very well deserved UA's
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
3 May 2011 10:34PM
Just like this lovely bird you are on song Ron, a truly remarkable shot which is up there with your very best
maggie9 13 45 2 Scotland
5 May 2011 6:59AM
wonderful!!
one of your very best Smile
and very well deserved of awards

maggie
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
5 May 2011 10:51AM
Thanks everyone and particular thanks to Maggie9 for the UA. Most generous.
Ron
fatmod 15 22 England
8 May 2011 9:31PM
superb colour and detail

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