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Old Sunday 25th November 2018, 09:54   #1
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Old Sunday 25th November 2018, 14:31   #2
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Certainly odd to see one in a tree!

PS I reckon it'd be fair if quiz pics could include the location taken, please.
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Old Sunday 25th November 2018, 15:31   #3
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PS I reckon it'd be fair if quiz pics could include the location taken, please.
OK then, North Wales....
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Old Sunday 25th November 2018, 15:42   #4
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Old Sunday 25th November 2018, 16:30   #6
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Nope. I will add that it is a species found in the States as well as Europe.
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Still no, but the pool of candidates has been adroitly diminished!
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AKA Horned Grebe, as this thread was started t'other side o' pond.
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Hmmm. Should have posted this one in the can you guess the bird from my terrible photo section

Only narked 'cos someone beat me to the answer, I actually think the pic is quite good from a technical point of view. Interesting subject, good exposure, clear focus, well proportioned and centred, captured the sense of movement etc. Just a shame you didn't use a faster shutter speed.
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