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Old 18th March 2014
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Amazing woodpeckers capture

This is a remarkable capture by CaptainD:



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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Great capture of the Great spotted woodpeckers. Thanks for posting. John.
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Just noticed it was taken on an E-1 as well (w/50-200 Mk1).

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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Nice crisp colours as well as a beautiful bird study.
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

As Ian says, it really is a remarkable capture. Definitely an image to aspire to!
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Well done my son. Pleased you have taken notice of what I taught you
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Excellent capture! The juvenile looks larger than the female in this shot.

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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Glad you brought this to our attention Ian.
Excellent image.
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Great shot.
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Beautiful capture.
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Beautiful shot of my favourite bird. Would love to see one in the wild.
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Absolutely amazing; fantastic photo.
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

Absolutely smashing!
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

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...The juvenile looks larger than the female in this shot..
So the top one is the mother, feeding the bottom one?
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Re: Amazing woodpeckers capture

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So the top one is the mother, feeding the bottom one?
That's what appears to be happening.

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