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Jan 29, 2017 11:04 |  #6031

Lester Wareham wrote in post #18258639 (external link)
Nice one, is that a female or is the red on the lower beak the sun shining through?

Thanks Lester I think its a female the sun was behind her (could be a juvenile )
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Jan 29, 2017 11:24 |  #6032

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Jan 29, 2017 14:05 |  #6033

Great Spotted Woodpecker in the rain.....

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Jan 29, 2017 14:12 |  #6034

don1163 wrote in post #18258802 (external link)
Great Spotted Woodpecker in the rain.....

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Nicely done!


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Jan 29, 2017 14:13 |  #6035

Archibald wrote in post #18258813 (external link)
Nicely done!

Thanks Archibald


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Jan 29, 2017 14:16 |  #6036

don1163 wrote in post #18258802 (external link)
Great Spotted Woodpecker in the rain.....

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Love this one! Rain adds a lot to the overall feel, plus just a beautiful creature captured.


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Jan 29, 2017 15:03 |  #6037

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Jan 29, 2017 15:13 |  #6038

MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #18258817 (external link)
Love this one! Rain adds a lot to the overall feel, plus just a beautiful creature captured.

Thanks MedicineMan.....Looks like we are in for rain for the rest of the week..


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Jan 29, 2017 16:31 |  #6039

don1163 wrote in post #18258802 (external link)
Great Spotted Woodpecker in the rain.....

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With no TC and no crop body camera you must of got in very close ......Such a great shot Don considering the terrible weather we've had in Somerset.


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Jan 29, 2017 16:43 |  #6040

PCousins wrote in post #18258947 (external link)
With no TC and no crop body camera you must of got in very close ......Such a great shot Don considering the terrible weather we've had in Somerset.

I have a dead tree in my garden that the woodpeckers visit quite often, only about 6 or 7 meters from the house....took this shot from the comfort of my living room :-)


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Jan 29, 2017 17:11 |  #6041

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Jan 29, 2017 18:34 |  #6042

Brown Pelican.

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Jan 29, 2017 18:39 |  #6043

Nighthound wrote in post #18259037 (external link)
Brown Pelican.

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Pelican as art!!! Stupendous image.


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Jan 29, 2017 18:40 |  #6044

Man I hate to follow that Pelican!
But my first (and only) Eastern Meadowlark.
Shot from an insane distance on a long hike.

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Jan 29, 2017 18:54 |  #6045

MedicineMan4040 wrote in post #18259045 (external link)
Pelican as art!!! Stupendous image.

Thanks very much, that's quite a compliment.


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