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A Great Spotted Woodpecker taken in our local park. Thanks for taking the time to have a look, and thanks for the C&Cs on my previous upload they are very much appreciated.
Pete.

Brand:Canon
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:500mm
Aperture:f/8
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture priority
Metering Mode:Spot
Title:Great Spotted Woodpecker
Username:Pegon Pegon
Uploaded:14 Mar 2011 - 9:32 PM
Tags:Birds, Natural history., Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature, Woodpecker
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Votes:84
Voters:KBan · cabbie · Daisymaye · mikesmith · SUE118 · andylea · anders25 · saeidNL · bricurtis · TelStar · EMJAYCEE · bagman · GillyB · Mavis · taggart · gary_d · Greyheron · Mike_Smith · jeanmarie · sweetpea62 · RonnieAG · NeilWigan · CherryMartin · CarolG · Ray42 · teocali · alfie99 · mex · jennialexander · DaveBartlett · Len1950 · Alan_Baseley · Arty · terry_cavner · gmorley · FeatherFriend · Imagephotographics · Badgerfred · tomcat · Norfolkboy · Niknut · phil19belfield · graceland · john_slevin · Suehh · brownsilent · Herge88 · phil_j · PattiW · costas · franfoto · SteveMoulding · baxster · Glyn1 · evelen · dweezil · Brilane · Norma · ChazB · chase · Glostopcat · georg · Maiwand · SandraKay · Big_Beavis · MikeRC · Andree_Borrel · astyag · foggytwo · Frase · accipiter · bluetitblue · photophantom · Admiral_Frost · pamelajean · paulb20 · Dave87 · mrswoolybill · soulofharmony · AnneWorner · pronabk · heron · James_C · MickS ·
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KBan
KBan  10473 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 9:36 PM

cracker Peter, like the look back !

Keith

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 9:40 PM

A super woodpecker capture. Great pose...............Sandy

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mikesmith
mikesmith Plus Member 1047 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 9:49 PM

Nice pose Peter
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 10:00 PM

brilliant colour and light pete cracking detail and pose a beauty nice one Wink
andy

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 10:11 PM

What a fantastic capture of this beautiful bird,
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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 10:11 PM

Great pose here Pete with the turn of the head.
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TelStar
TelStar  10116 forum posts United Kingdom
14 Mar 2011 - 10:20 PM

Superb shot; a well caught 'pose'.

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EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 10:21 PM

Super pose and detail.
Joan.

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GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 10317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 10:33 PM

Excellent capture Pete, love the 'over the shoulder' pose!

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 10:36 PM

Well done, love his colors!

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Mavis
Mavis Plus Member 13143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 10:37 PM

Bloomin' wonderful Pete . Only wish I'd taken it . A lovely pose and the colours and details of the feathers are superb xxx

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 10:42 PM

As Mavis says, I wish I had taken this beauty. - gary

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sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2011 - 11:53 PM

A beautiful shot.Well done.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2011 - 12:20 AM

Excellent shot, Pete: I like the pose in which you have captured it.
Ronnie.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan Plus Member 5NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2011 - 12:36 AM

looks to be in fine fettle,well caught.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2011 - 5:18 AM

A cracking capture, Pete. Carol

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2011 - 7:45 AM

An excellent shot - like the perch and the pose

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Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
15 Mar 2011 - 9:33 AM

Splendid capture full of good detail.

Len

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gmorley
gmorley  5 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2011 - 10:17 AM

Beautiful capture Pete with amazing detail
Gary

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FeatherFriend
15 Mar 2011 - 10:25 AM

Lovely shot Pete, very good detail, like the pose and BG too,
Geoff.

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Excellent capture - well done Pete

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tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2011 - 12:34 PM

A good 'un PeteSmile
Fine pose, with a decent backdrop & perch.

Adrian

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Norfolkboy
15 Mar 2011 - 4:30 PM

Excellent capture Pete.

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brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2011 - 8:18 PM

Beautiful capture of a very nice bird.
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PattiW
PattiW  9 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2011 - 12:33 PM

Exquisite capture, color and detail, Patti

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franfoto  7 England32 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2011 - 3:48 PM

Impressive bird beautifully captured with super detail, colour, perch and DOF. Looks like it all came together for this one including the pose.

Fran

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Glyn1  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2011 - 12:37 PM

A beauty Pete, excellent detail. I like the "look back" Wink

Glyn

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evelen  10 England
23 Mar 2011 - 6:24 PM

wonderful capture and colours.
eve.

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dweezil  7 England
25 Mar 2011 - 10:59 PM

A belter Peter love the pose
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ChazB
ChazB  1064 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Mar 2011 - 6:44 PM

Fantastic Pete, wonderful timing and so much detail.
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28 Mar 2011 - 10:40 PM

A superb shot, the detail and clarity in the plumage is excellent

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Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2011 - 8:02 PM

Excellent Woody.
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MikeRC Plus Member 103546 forum postsMikeRC vcard United Kingdom
12 Apr 2011 - 7:49 PM

Hi Pete.....cracking shot.
.....Mike

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Andree_Borrel
14 Apr 2011 - 6:32 PM

Top marks p/f

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astyag  812 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2011 - 2:49 PM

10/10. what a close up
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25 Apr 2011 - 8:54 AM

Excellent capture. A

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27 Apr 2011 - 12:21 PM

Superb Pete, 10/10
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Admiral_Frost
30 Apr 2011 - 12:54 PM

A beauty Pete.

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