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A shot from warmer times earlier in the year!!

Many thanks for your votes and comments on the male Chaffinch!! Thanks also to Jukka and Graham for there User Awards, very much appreciated!!

Have a great day

Bill

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:100.0-300.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:8 Jul 2013 - 1:38 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:There's always one!!
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:17 Dec 2013 - 8:44 AM
Tags:Arctic tern, Chicks, Farne islands, Inner farne, Northumberland., Sterna paradisaea. Tern, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:70
Voters:User_Removed · nonur · Badgerfred · capto · CarolG · Tish1 · NDODS · Newdawei · NaturesHaven · cats_123 · wasper · gwynn56 · barbarahirst · rontear · HarrietH · EMJAYCEE · ColleenA · AnnaBanana · PattiW · JuBarney · fentiger · fazzer · xwang · achieverswales · ukgubbi · Daisymaye · ali63 · leontari · taggart · cheesey · SimonFletch · danbrann · kuvailija · Nikonuser1 · Alan_Baseley · Jeddahknight111 · helenlinda · dven · alligatorpants · Nigeve1 · Brian65 · RobertTurley · EileenH · AlexAppleby · AnneWorner · MalcolmM · ValSaxby · lifesnapper · viscostatic · ValeryAst · GeorgePlatis · M_squared · jovanovic · lynks · jasonrwl · Holmewood · photowanderer · Mike_Smith · craggwildlifephotography · dark_lord · John_Horner · WesternRed · tabsy · tonyng · Rende · Lynniesefforts · lblythe · georgiepoolie · Glostopcat · Irishkate ·
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Unique Views:83

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 8:45 AM

Superb shot, mate. Wonderful detail. Love it.

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capto
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17 Dec 2013 - 8:48 AM

A delightful shot, well taken.Smile

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 8:48 AM

How adorable Smile Carol

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44238 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom115 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 8:51 AM

Beautiful downy detailÖ

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst
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17 Dec 2013 - 10:04 AM

made my day!!!

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EMJAYCEE
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17 Dec 2013 - 10:37 AM

The one on the right can't stand the noise!
Joan.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3302 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 11:05 AM

Just toooo cute, perfectly timed capture

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JuBarney
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17 Dec 2013 - 11:22 AM

A splendid shot of these two
Ju

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 11:33 AM

Delightful capture.

Albert

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fazzer
fazzer Plus Member 645 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 11:40 AM

Funny , love the title SmileSmile

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xwang
xwang  631 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 11:50 AM

Grin... excellent!

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achieverswales
17 Dec 2013 - 11:57 AM

Ahhhhhh so cute I love it.

Regards

Trev.

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
17 Dec 2013 - 12:05 PM

Great details. Very very adorable.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 12:49 PM

So cute! One could take it no longer, it wanted food! Great timed capture.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3662 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 12:50 PM

Brilliant image well timed,

Ali

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leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
17 Dec 2013 - 2:16 PM

Stunning image-perfect timing, Bill.
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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 2:40 PM

That is quite a squwak--great picture!

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cheesey
cheesey  9 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2013 - 2:50 PM

Cracking image. Nicely captured.
Cheesey Smile.

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SimonFletch
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17 Dec 2013 - 3:01 PM

Would make a great Easter shot Smile
Love the title & the balls of Arctic Tern fluff.

Simon

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danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10536 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 3:13 PM

You cracked it this time Bill. The image not the egg. Incidentally which came first?

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
17 Dec 2013 - 3:56 PM

This is really something , Bill!GrinGrinGrinGrin One of your Extra Super A1 images !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 4:00 PM

Excellent capture Bill, mum's comeing with food!!!Smile


Cliff

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 4:19 PM

.........and what a lot of fuss he is making too
Beautiful capture SmileSmile
Helen

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Jeddahknight111 Plus Member 3Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 4:19 PM

Now this is great, because I had just been chatting to a member about why bird photographers tend to blind out the background with narrow DOF. . and here we have great example of how much more interest background can make to a photo. definitely UO for this .Smile

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17 Dec 2013 - 5:14 PM

Yes I must be the female, great image Bill.
Brian

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EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2013 - 6:25 PM

Beautiful image Smile

Eileen

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AlexAppleby
17 Dec 2013 - 7:11 PM

Lovely shot - they are adorable little fluff balls!

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AnneWorner
17 Dec 2013 - 7:28 PM

Adorable, but demanding - the poor parents Wink

Anne

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17 Dec 2013 - 7:55 PM

Smashing !

John Smile

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viscostatic
17 Dec 2013 - 7:59 PM

Beautiful.

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  3 Russian Federation
17 Dec 2013 - 8:05 PM

Superb shot, Bill! Nicely capturedSmile
Regards Valery

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GeorgePlatis
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17 Dec 2013 - 8:21 PM

Excellent capture, Bill ! Superb details and perfect timing!
Regards,
George

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17 Dec 2013 - 8:56 PM

Excellent capture Bill
Jason

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Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
17 Dec 2013 - 9:01 PM

What a pair of cuties Bill. Fantastic shot. Cathy

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Mike_Smith Plus Member 8225 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 9:45 PM

Cracking shot Bill, really nice. Are you going to the Farnes this coming Spring?

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Dec 2013 - 9:53 PM

For sure Mike - at least two trps early june and early july

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WesternRed Plus Member 4WesternRed vcard Australia
18 Dec 2013 - 12:44 AM

A magic capture on this lovely pair. Well done.
WesternRed.

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tabsy
tabsy  1 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2013 - 12:26 AM

very cute Bill

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Rende
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22 Dec 2013 - 12:23 PM

Wonderfully endearing Bill Smile
Rende

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4 Jan 2014 - 12:21 AM

A delightful image of these fluffy youngsters

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11 Jan 2014 - 12:00 AM

Excellent image.
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