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Autumn Greenfinch(Carduelis chloris)

By teocali
Why is it that Greenfinches always look so grumpy?Grin This is a full-frame capture of a Greenfinch(Carduelis chloris) taken in the garden last week against the background of red acer leaves.

Many thanks for your votes and positive input on yesterday's GSW upload, with a special THANK YOU to Keith(ringyneck) for his UA and to Graham(Graham_P) for the super mod - all very much appreciated Smile

Tags: Red Greenfinch Close-up Garden Bird Wildbird Acer Carduelis chloris Wildlife and nature

Voters: Terry L, AshTree, kish123 and 45 more

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10 Nov 2011 10:42AM
Great capture.

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Mike_Young Plus
11 12 9 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2011 10:44AM
Beautiful capture
RTDS 9 Cyprus
10 Nov 2011 10:46AM
Such lovely colours...excellent as allways.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
10 Nov 2011 10:51AM
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
10 Nov 2011 10:56AM
You've certainly made use of that wonderful acer as a background whilst it was in such wonderful colour, Sylvia Smile. Another fine image. Carol
10 Nov 2011 11:42AM
HI Sylvia, this is really excellent image..

Glyn1 8 4 1 England
10 Nov 2011 12:31PM
Thats a cracker, lovely detail & colour.

10 Nov 2011 1:03PM
Great detail i love it
MD2009 7 Wales
10 Nov 2011 2:01PM
Cracking photo well shot ..

Mark ..
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
10 Nov 2011 2:03PM
Sharp as a new tack Sylvia. Wonderful exposure clearly shows all the beautiful colours of the bird.
10 Nov 2011 6:25PM
Hi Sylvia ten out of ten , super, regards gray.
10 Nov 2011 6:46PM
Your right they always look grumpy but this shot showing lovely detail and the light is spot on
excellent shot
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
10 Nov 2011 6:54PM
An excellent detailed bird. Wonderful colour too. Really superb.............Sandy
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2011 7:05PM
Have a RC on me PM'erWink

Those tightly knit feathers take some nailingTongue

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2011 9:05PM
cracker Sylvia
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
10 Nov 2011 9:49PM
This superbly captured Sylvia. The lighter flecks in the green plumage show up beautifully and yes - it does look grumpy.
10 Nov 2011 10:33PM
Some cracking detail in this one lovely background to
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
13 Nov 2011 9:43PM
Another fabulous shot of a garden bird with a background to die for

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