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Rainy Jay on Japanese Quince

A very BIG thank you to : John_Wannop, BIGRY1 and Mike_Smith for their personal UA's on the previous Green Woodpecker....And thanks to all for your votes, comments and clicks Smile ALL welcomed and more so appreciated.

All the best
Dean

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3s Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 300mm f2.8 + 1.4 Nikon TC
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 Feb 2013 - 12:00 AM
Title:Rainy Jay on Japanese Quince
Username:WindowonWildlife WindowonWildlife
Uploaded:11 Feb 2013 - 1:21 PM
Tags:Bird, Dean Mason, Japanese, Jay, Quince, Rain, Wildlife / nature, WindowOnWildlife
Votes:103
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Views:304
Unique Views:133

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pdunstan_Greymoon
pdunstan_Greymoon Plus Member 3pdunstan_Greymoon vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 1:34 PM

Beautiful capture, love the colours

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 1:37 PM

love that red / blue ....

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 1:39 PM

Pin sharp and perfect, Dean. Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 1:42 PM

The jay has chosen to perch at exactly the right spot on this pretty perch, Dean: as always, detail and colouring is spot on, and the image a pleasure to view.
Ronnie.

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Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8142 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 1:52 PM

A great perch Dean... and the Jay is pin sharp. Grin

Trev

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11 Feb 2013 - 2:03 PM

wonderful capture, Dean, .. one more

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7375 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 2:12 PM

Top class work, Dean. Stunning colours and detail. Love that perch!!
Sylvia

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 2:27 PM

This is a real belter. Pin sharp detail and great colour
Steve

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TonyDy
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11 Feb 2013 - 2:36 PM

Lovely, detailed shot, Dean.
Tony

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 2:47 PM

Cracking good capture Jay. This stunning bird is looking in absolute top condition. What a beauty!!GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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christinecilia
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11 Feb 2013 - 2:52 PM

cracking shot lovely colours. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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paulb20
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11 Feb 2013 - 3:08 PM

Superb capture.
Paul

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brian17302
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11 Feb 2013 - 3:10 PM

Great detailed photo of the Jay
Regards Brian

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 3:17 PM

Stunning colours. Great image.

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fificat100
11 Feb 2013 - 3:23 PM

BEAUTIFUL! Great colour and ace detail.

Lavina

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brianwakeling
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11 Feb 2013 - 4:12 PM

great shot - excellent focus, detail and colours - Brian

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 4:17 PM

Ticks all my boxes Dean and a few others too no doubtSmile

Just look at that acorn crushing beakWink

Adrian

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 559 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales37 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 4:19 PM

Excellent detail. A beautiful image.
Alun

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Shedboy
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11 Feb 2013 - 4:31 PM

Superb image, skilfully taken and presented.

Phil

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Brian65
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11 Feb 2013 - 4:51 PM

Superb shot Dean, love that perch, spot on.
Compo

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Mike_Smith
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11 Feb 2013 - 5:09 PM

top shot beautiful Jay and perch

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pluckyfilly
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11 Feb 2013 - 5:18 PM

Fabulous

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ColleenA
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11 Feb 2013 - 5:20 PM

Wow beautiful capture, beautiful bird and stunning colours

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 5:23 PM

tip top dean Wink
andy

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gilbertmjake
11 Feb 2013 - 5:28 PM

Great image, nice perch too.

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dave1967
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11 Feb 2013 - 5:37 PM

Great shot
dave

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Niknut
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11 Feb 2013 - 5:42 PM

Cracking shot !!!.....top quality !!

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PhilSingleton
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11 Feb 2013 - 5:54 PM

Superb as always Dean - great colour even in the poor conditions.
Phil.

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leontari
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11 Feb 2013 - 5:55 PM

A great capture, excellent details
Effrossini

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Lillian
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11 Feb 2013 - 6:35 PM

Lovely shot and the rain has added to this beautifully captured Jay
Dean ..brilliant!
Lillian

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WindowonWildlife

Thank You ALL for your comments and votes, also tomcat, Campervanman and pollisher for the UA's Smile Chuffed to bits Smile

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lawbert
lawbert  81813 forum posts England15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 6:56 PM

Surely Dean you must have plundered an exhibit from the local natural history museum!!Tongue

Joking to one side, Ive never seen a photographer with such dedication to capturing a species of his choice in such stunning scenes...

Im in awe at your patience and skillWink

All the Best

Paul

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Norfolkboy
11 Feb 2013 - 7:00 PM

A cracker, Dean.
Colin

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Quote: Surely Dean you must have plundered an exhibit from the local natural history museum!!Tongue

Joking to one side, Ive never seen a photographer with such dedication to capturing a species of his choice in such stunning scenes...

Im in awe at your patience and skillWink

All the Best

Paul

Many thanks for the wonderful comment mate, it's a sad n lonely life but someone has to do it WinkSmileTongue Seriously though, it keeps me out of mischief and I do enjoy testing myself .... patience and time alone I have in abundance Wink

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11 Feb 2013 - 7:38 PM

Such an excellent image and gets my UA.

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WindowonWildlife

Thank you Sue, once again it's very much appreciated Smile

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11 Feb 2013 - 8:00 PM

Another great capture Dean.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3662 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 8:16 PM

Excellent
Ali

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OAKEY
OAKEY  7 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 8:21 PM

Great quality Jay capture Dean, full of fab detail and love the colourful perch.
Regards ShaunWink

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ValSaxby
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11 Feb 2013 - 8:31 PM

Wow Dean - this is so stunning

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WindowonWildlife

Thank you Quoise for your UA, once again greatly appreciated Smile many thanks

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 8:46 PM

Ok Dean who is showing off now !!!!!!!

This is a stunning photograph which I am sure has taken hours of patience and dedication. For me you are such an inspirational photographer Dean, and this is an example of what inspires.

Top work and congratulations on all the well deserved awards, have mine as well

David

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WindowonWildlife

Thank You Val & David for the UA's once again greatly appreciated and chuffed you like the image Smile

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Quote: Ok Dean who is showing off now !!!!!!!

This is a stunning photograph which I am sure has taken hours of patience and dedication. For me you are such an inspirational photographer Dean, and this is an example of what inspires.

Top work and congratulations on all the well deserved awards, have mine as well

David

Hi David, well I really don't know about the inspiration side mate, but patience and dedication I certainly have in abundance....All learned from time by the river, waiting for the KF's and not daring to move or even breathe too loudly Smile Also the single life does help slightly, no time for a relationship because there aint a woman out there that would put up with the fact I hate being indoors TongueWink

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11 Feb 2013 - 9:02 PM

He couldn't have picked a better perch. This is one of the best Jay images I have seen and all the awards are well deservedWinkGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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WindowonWildlife

Thank you pudd64 for your UA, once again that is greatly appreciated. Thank you also to everyone for your kind words and comments + votes, they are also welcomed and appreciated.

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SteveMoulding
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11 Feb 2013 - 9:28 PM

A simply stunning capture, Dean. Well done on all the awards, richly deserved.
Steve.

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NigelKiteley
11 Feb 2013 - 10:58 PM

A truly stunning piece of work Dean!! No surprise there then Tongue.

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11 Feb 2013 - 11:04 PM

A fantastic image of this shy and often elusive bird, they don't get any better than this. The perch complements this handsome bird perfectly

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12 Feb 2013 - 6:06 PM

has all been said... but let me repeat that this one is superb!

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DerekL
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12 Feb 2013 - 6:31 PM

Previous comments and number of votes say it all - beautiful!

Derek

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Sezz
Sezz Plus Member 10617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 11:14 PM

many congrats - Awesome photography Dean, I've run out of superlatives for your work! Smile

Sarah *

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tonyng
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16 Feb 2013 - 8:01 PM

This is one heck of a composition. Everything is tack sharp. Really deserve all those accolade you have received. Well done Dean.

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