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Whinchat male in the reed-beds
A first for me yesterday, spotted a wee bird catching the sun, grabbed a few shots .....
Habitat
Reed beds, farmland
Location
Alyth, Perth & Kinross, Scotland
Date taken
2nd September 2022
Scientific name
Saxicola rubetra
Equipment used
Nikon D7200, Sigma 150-600mm handheld
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/1000, F6.3, ISO 320
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congratulations with your lifer, always great to see these splendid little birds, top class, many tfs!!
 
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Marvelous spot and capture of this male Whinchat in the reed beds. Excellent lighting, focus, colors, and setting. First-rate Scozmos and congratulations.
 
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I used to have a pair of these breeding on my Up the Hill patch, but they suddenly disappeared!!!

A terrific picture this lad - well done.
 

Media information

Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
Scozmos
Date added
View count
109
Comment count
9

Image metadata

Device
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D7200
Aperture
ƒ/6.3
Focal length
600.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1000 second(s)
ISO
320
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
Whinchat male in the reedbeds.jpg
File size
4.2 MB
Date taken
Fri, 02 September 2022 4:49 PM
Dimensions
3000px x 2016px

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