In reply to HAZY:
I suppose it's not the end of the world, but that out of focus twig covering the bird's feet completely ruins it for me!
I have loads of these and many worse ... definitely a fab bird but always a twig or three (or an entire bush) in the way and in such a dark spot it was almost impossible to freeze rapid movement
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
A tufted duck that decided to turn just as the picture was being taken!
Flickr Peak Rambler
Only I could get a bird winking with it's third eyelid!
Comparison shot 1 second earlier
juvenile Goldies foraging on my balcony
this younster undoubtfully has enough agressive potential to come through the winter ...
he´s just turning his agression in the wrong direction this time- it was me who forgot to fill up the feeder and run out of sunflowerhearts over the weekend,,,
(sundays shops are closed over here)
Lovely photos Mart showing the charm of Goldfinch ! such pretty birds and nice to see they've had a good breeding season.. Not bad pics at all !
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