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Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
16 Apr 2011 11:24AM
A cracking shot of this delightful little bird, a fine addition to your portfolio

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Devon_Wild 7 8 1 England
16 Apr 2011 11:26AM
Excellent capture.............Rob
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 11:31AM
Good to see you here again Ann - a lovely capture of this colourful bird - hope things have gone well with the many hospital visits
Best wishes
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 11:35AM
WOW! WOW! what a cracking shot Ann, these lovely little birds are hard to find and they dont stay and pose long.
Hope your OK,
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 11:38AM
Dare I say ..What a plucky little chappie ?
A delightful image
My thoughts with you x
16 Apr 2011 11:56AM

VidB 9 11 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 12:03PM
Beautiful little bird, not see one this year yet, well done
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
16 Apr 2011 12:16PM
A belter, Ann, very well captured. Carol
alfie99 9 1 Wales
16 Apr 2011 12:46PM
very well done indeed on your capture of this bird,iv not seen one yet....aled
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
16 Apr 2011 12:52PM
Nicely captured shot, Ann.
User_Removed 9 26 2 United States
16 Apr 2011 1:12PM
Amazingly sharp, Ann! what a chubby little fellow!
8 10 10 England
16 Apr 2011 1:20PM
Very good capture Ann - think he should be more pleased to have his pic taken! He looks a bit cross.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
16 Apr 2011 1:28PM
LOL ! I almost have you beaten with doctor visits--

Lucky to get this very dear bird!

Things should get better!
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
16 Apr 2011 1:34PM
Fantastic capture Ann. This is a real beauty. Spot on.
16 Apr 2011 2:07PM
stunning shot Ann were on esarth did you get this one i'm totally miffed now off to sulk !! (not really ) hope you are okay .Steve xx
16 Apr 2011 2:36PM
An amazing capture Ann. It's very rare to see a Goldcrest let alone photograph one, so very well done.

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
16 Apr 2011 2:47PM
A great capture of this lovely little bird. Sounds like these birds are very rare..................Sandy
TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 2:54PM
Lovely shot, Ann.
16 Apr 2011 4:01PM
This is a truly great shot Ann, well done.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 5:02PM
Well done AnnGrin

Alvar 11 23 2 France
16 Apr 2011 5:10PM
Beautiful Ann with great detail Keep well
stokesy 7 2 Scotland
16 Apr 2011 5:27PM
now your talking, what a great shot of a not too easy bird to find never mind shoot, well done, ronnie, envy, envy!
ringyneck 11 315 18 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 5:30PM
Yes a great capture of a really flighty bird.
IF I ever got to see one I know I would not manage anywhere near as good as this.

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
16 Apr 2011 5:43PM
Excellent capture Ann, first class image.


TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
16 Apr 2011 5:48PM
What a lovely and cheeky looking chap he is Grin Very nicely captured, Ann, has to be closer crop in V1 for me Smile
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madbilly 9 1 4 England
16 Apr 2011 7:42PM
Impressive image Anne. I'm not a "birdy" man but the detail and colour on this is excellent to me, as far as composition/cropping is concerned I haven't got a clue but to me this again is excellent. Hope the hospital thing isn't too serious.


Shroomer 11 14 167 England
16 Apr 2011 7:52PM
As you say a very quick bird Ann and you have done extremely well to capture it. On looking though you have not done the bird justice. Being Britains smallest bird does not meen you have to crop it this large to get in close. By doing this you have lost definition in places and caused so much noise. By not cropping in so much you would have a more detailed Goldcrest, less noise and a far better image. This is a great shot and don't ruin a very good image by cropping in too close.
GarrathE 9 4 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 9:16PM
Two delightful shots that highlight why this bird has the name it has! Wink Can't agree with MossyOak above though, having just looked at far noisier shots than this. When its obtrusive then its too much. When it isn't then it ain't. And IMHO in these shots is ain't.
goso 11 2 1 Australia
17 Apr 2011 1:41AM
What a great little character you've caught here Ann - if they're anywhere near as fast as I've been told, you did well getting a shot at all ...Bill
Ray42 9 3 England
17 Apr 2011 6:28AM
A great shot - but I agree with Richard on the crop
teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
17 Apr 2011 10:11AM
Super capture to add to you PF Ann. One I would dearly love in my PF - only have one record shot but fingers crossed day! I do agree with Richard and Ray on this one - it is not somuch the noise that bothers me as the softer plumage detail in V1. V2 works well for me though.
davey_griffo 9 213 165 England
17 Apr 2011 12:41PM
He has a very aggressive look about him, with his little punk, yellow mohawk.

"Don't mess with me, crazy foool!!"
Silverzone 10 2 England
17 Apr 2011 6:54PM
I hadn't seen this one yesterday Ann. I actually prefer view two and three for the detail and natural environment. This is a difficult bird to spot. I saw my first one a week ago in the middle of a fir tree. Sylvia
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
18 Apr 2011 1:42PM
No,1 for me,
Beautifully detailed set,

vandalp 10
19 Apr 2011 9:35PM
Lovely capture Ann.
21 Apr 2011 8:40AM
Excellent capture! A

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