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These little birds fly back from Africa every spring to nest on a rose trellis,outside my back door.So I provided them with a nest box and a more photogenic perch to pose on.
Thanks for the comments/votes on my last post and special thanks to Myra for her award.

Brand:Canon
Lens:Canon 500mm f4 L is +1.4TC
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:22 Jun 2009 - 3:30 PM
Focal Length:700mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Spotted Flycatcher.
Username:philmclean philmclean
Uploaded:5 Jan 2013 - 7:44 PM
Tags:Spotted Flycatcher garden bird Phil Mclean Scottish Borders, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:52
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Views:131
Unique Views:74

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3281 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 7:46 PM

Beautiful pose and beautiful bird.............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 7:49 PM

Wonderful Phil

Sylvia (teocali) has the same birds in her garden every year

Definitely a privilege to have themSmile

Adrian

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 8:08 PM

A fantastic capture, such pin sharp detail in both the eye and the plumage

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tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 8:26 PM

Quality pose and perch.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
5 Jan 2013 - 8:27 PM

Excellent, love the posr and detail,
Fred.

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Jellyfire
Jellyfire  341 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:02 PM

And created yourself some great photo opportunities, great stuff

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clintnewsham
5 Jan 2013 - 9:07 PM

simply outstanding

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TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2013 - 9:21 PM

Superb shot, Phil.
Tony

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Norfolkboy
5 Jan 2013 - 9:40 PM

Superb capture, Phil.
Colin

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 - 10:29 PM

Excellent shot
Steve

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BydoR9
BydoR9  4 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 - 12:38 AM

Superb photo! Great catch! Smile

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Dinky65
Dinky65  2 United States
6 Jan 2013 - 3:22 AM

Great Shot.Wink

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M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 - 11:31 AM

Lucky you. Great image.

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Rich1970
Rich1970  2 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 - 10:09 PM

stunning image

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JohnoP
JohnoP  10
9 Feb 2014 - 9:01 PM

Stunning! John

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