In reply to Mike B:
My Flickr photos
In reply to Alan.:
could have been a decent pic if I'd not clipped the end of his bill off lol
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
In reply to HAZY:
I was meant to be out walking today, rather than birdwatching. Of course, there's always some birds to see but I didn't want to be carrying the big lens around or keep taking it out of the rucksack and putting it back again. You can guess what happened: Mipits were so close they were almost perching on the brim of me hat. Male and female stonechats posed a few feet away. Mistle Thrushes were feeding fledglings in the trees and I even heard a Cuckoo but couldn't find it. And this bird sang for 10 minutes just yards away when the longest lens I had was the macro.
If you crop really harshly you get this
My first PF and a gorgeous little bird. It was really close in the bins and I could have got some great shots if I'd had my 200-500mm with me! That'll learn me!!
In reply to Nigel O:
well spotted and captured on camera Nigel, I've only seen a SF, never a pied one.
2013 photos & vids here
eff37 on Flickr
In reply to WendyBartter:
Snap! Another Kestrel pic gone wrong.
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
In reply to monkeycheese:
My Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bobs_retired_now/
In reply to Bobs_Still_Retired:
Never seen one before - multi-tasking didn't go so well - trying to get camera on it while trying to point it out to Mrs S. so it inevitably buzzed off.
So my only picture of a wren at Coughton Court in the bog garden
But at least I can tell it's a wren.
In reply to IanMSpencer:
Then there was the sighting of the Robiroo...
Love its'curled proboscis. Shame about the wings
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