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Steppin' out SF
Heavy crop in poor light: 1/160th at ISO 2000 hasn't quite frozen the right foot. It was a very pleasant surprise to see the bird feeding in the pool of rainwater on our electricity substation roof. Grey Wagtails have frequented the same place in the past, so my ambition is to get a shot of both species there at the same time. Don't know if they'd tolerate each other!

I've had two texts inviting me to hospital for vaccination. Not much use, as I'm flatbound and they'd have to lay on transport. Hopefully the GP practice nurse who visited to give me the flu jab will come out and do the same for Covid. I hope you'll all get yours asap.

Stay safe and well, and good birding!

Built-up inner city
London, UK
Date taken
8 January 2021
Scientific name
Motacilla alba yarrellii
Equipment used
Canon EOS 7D Mk II, Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/160th sec, f/f5.6, ISO 2000
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A lovely little wader with a nice reflection,John.Let's hope we're better off when summer comes this year.
it's making nice circles in the water, John, a great photo with superb reflections, top marks, many tfs!!
Lovely pose and reflection, John.

Good luck with sorting out your jab.
Lol, great caption and picture of this black-and-white beauty. Excellent focus, dof, detail, lighting, and reflection. Impressive John!

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Canon Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal length
400.0 mm
Exposure time
1/160 second(s)
Off, did not fire
Pied Wagtail 443A2208 1300 standard BF rev.jpg
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Date taken
Fri, 08 January 2021 1:55 PM
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