Old thread here: http://www.rspb.org.uk/community/chat/f/2542/t/22684.aspx
Because the original thread has, fittingly enough, 'gone bad', it's time for a new 'Bad pics' thread. Here, we celebrate the very worst of our wildlife photography. The subject matter is always brilliant, but the photos are very much not. If it's out of focus, chopped in half, frighteningly under- or over-exposed or terrible in some other way, it belongs here :)
Here's my first (first of many, no doubt) contribution to the new thread, a Goldcrest taken at Barnes yesterday. You need only minor incompetence to take a blurry photo, and the same to take a really under-exposed photo, but to do both in one go requires a special level of cackhandedness.
A couple of a wood pigeon falling from a feeder, then going back for more.
Sadly the autofocus didn't quite capture the moment clearly enough....
Better than not at all C ... is very cute!
Only slightly fuzzy
lol, Nigel! At least you saw it!
Well, at least I saw a Bittern. I did actually see the whole thing but, of course, as soon as I thought to try and photograph it, it disappeared!!
A lovely surprise … and I'm sure it will keep you busy for the coming days keeping an eye out in case it returns
Wow is right! Perhaps you can persuade it to come back when you are doing your Big Garden Bird Watch, TJ; I don't imagine many folk will have a Buzzard on their list!
wow Tony, those shots aren't bad at all considering you were taken by surprise with little time to grab pics; what a fantastic bird to have swoop down so close - I'd keep the chicken scraps going with camera on standby lol
The last thing I expected to see was a Buzzard swooping down to nick the scraps put out for the Kites. Took me completely by surprise.
Almost a Marsh Tit - if it hadn't decided to take off lol
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