Jay


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A very secretive bird that you only normally get a fleeting glimpse of. First time I've ever seen one clearly.
Hawthorn woods, Washington.
09/08/2012 - 19:32Zed
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/30
Aperturef/6.3
LensN/A
ISO200
Focal Length500mm
Views/Likes57/0
TagsJay

trevpav

Link Posted 09/08/2012 - 20:24
nice i've been trying to get one myself
only seen one twice both times with out a camera
be lucky ..... trev

matwhittington

Link Posted 09/08/2012 - 21:09
One of my favourite creatures! Nice shot!
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Cliff-P

Link Posted 09/08/2012 - 21:28
Great capture.
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szgabor

Link Posted 10/08/2012 - 07:02
Nice sharp capture.
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sandinista

Link Posted 10/08/2012 - 13:32
Perfect capture, very well taken and timed
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Zed

Link Posted 10/08/2012 - 21:37
trevpav wrote:
nice i've been trying to get one myself
only seen one twice both times with out a camera

only ever seen them flying off at speed before. lucky shot.
Thanks all.
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Last Edited by Zed on 10/08/2012 - 21:37

tomkeet

Link Posted 11/08/2012 - 18:22
Excellent capture David.
Regards
Tom

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Zed

Link Posted 11/08/2012 - 19:12
Cheers Tom. It wasn't until I checked the file info that i realised it was 1/30sec! tripod used this time!!
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tomkeet

Link Posted 11/08/2012 - 19:40

Regards
Tom

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HD PENTAX-DA 1:5.6 560mm ED AW,
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bassman

Link Posted 03/11/2012 - 21:41
Great shot of one of my favourite birds.
I have been feeding a pair of jays in a local wood for a couple of years and they now turn up within minutes and let me get very close.

Zed

Link Posted 21/11/2012 - 11:06
bassman wrote:
Great shot of one of my favourite birds.
I have been feeding a pair of jays in a local wood for a couple of years and they now turn up within minutes and let me get very close.

You're doing well there then. Most of the time I only see the flash of colour before they dissapear into the bushes
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