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Poised for Flight

By teocali
A full frame capture of a wild male Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) poised for flight, against a background of Spring foliage in our garden last year.

Many thanks for your very generous support of my Red Squirrel upload, with special thanks to Annette(annette38), Gary (gary_d) and Jacky (jackyp) for their User Awards - gratefully received and highly appreciated Smile

Tags: Full frame Flight Spring Male Garden Bird Foliage Great spotted woodpecker Poised Dendrocopos major Wildlife and nature

Voters: Nigeve1, Myathebirdwatcher999, Trev_B and 37 more

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Brilliant sharp shot


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Trev_B Plus
11 151 68 England
7 Mar 2014 6:00PM
Simply gorgeous…… so well done Sylvia.

ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
7 Mar 2014 6:21PM
Such a cutie Sylvia, great capture
7 Mar 2014 6:54PM
Great nature photograph Sylvia.

Amazingly beautiful colour, and great detail in the woodpecker. Excellent shot.
Greyheron Plus
15 282 7 England
7 Mar 2014 7:23PM
Delightful detail both in the bird and its perch…and all going on the diagonal which gives a sense of anticipation…

Ted447 Plus
4 213 1 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2014 7:25PM
Very nice image. Ted. GrinGrin
Well captured.
richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
7 Mar 2014 7:59PM
Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!
7 Mar 2014 9:28PM
Glad to make this stunning shot 30..Lin
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
7 Mar 2014 11:31PM
A wonderful nature shot Sylvia, you've caught this handsome bird in some excellent light and he's striking quite a pose for you
AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
7 Mar 2014 11:41PM
You are excelling yourself with every image better than the last. Ann.
gary_d Plus
10 576 13 Wales
8 Mar 2014 12:26AM

Quote:You are excelling yourself with every image better than the last. Ann.

So very true, this is perfect. - gary

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