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A Starling visiting the garden on Saturday - what amazing colours they are - especially when the sunlight catches them.

Hope everyone is doing OK,

Take care, Lou

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF300mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:19 Jan 2013 - 12:19 PM
Focal Length:420mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Starling
Username:Louise_Morris Louise_Morris
Uploaded:20 Jan 2013 - 5:33 PM
Tags:Garden, General, January 2013, Starling, Wildlife / nature
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Comments

WindowonWildlife

Superb detail Lou and what an excellent BG Smile Cracking capture.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 5:44 PM

A fine capture of this rather handsome starling, Lou, hope you are keeping warm. Carol

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Norfolkboy
20 Jan 2013 - 6:04 PM

A super capture, Lou.
Colin

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Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:09 PM

Great shot of this bird. Starlings are such beautiful creatures. Well spotted Louise.
Ron

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achieverswales
20 Jan 2013 - 6:38 PM

Excellent capture Lou.

Regards

Trev.

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tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 6:44 PM

This is a fine example of the vast improvement in your bird photography of lateWink

Don't know what you are doing different?. Perhaps not rushing the shotSmile

Either or Lou, it is a cracking Starling upload

Adrian

PS The above was complimentary by the wayTongue

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tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 7:08 PM

You just pipped a dozen others!

A natural image in the current weather conditions

Adrian

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris Plus Member 52435 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
20 Jan 2013 - 7:10 PM

Adrian thank you so very very much - means an awful lot to me!

Thank you - - much appreciated.

Lou

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philmclean
20 Jan 2013 - 7:41 PM

They are super birds,which you've shown very nicely.

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JohnoP  10
20 Jan 2013 - 7:53 PM

Great image Lou - one of my favourite birds! John

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Brian65  6 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 - 8:14 PM

Its a great shot Lou, love this one.
Brian

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janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 - 9:24 PM

A beautiful image Lou, superb detail Smile
Jan

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 11:24 PM

A cracking shot of this starling in the snow, you've captured some terrific detail and beautiful irridescent colours in its plumage

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Gerryrys  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2013 - 4:30 PM

Excellent. I could watch them all day. Smile

Gerry

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