In reply to tony:
While at RSPB Conwy recently, I had a really classic "bottoms up"
Well, more like the oyster catcher was mooning at me!
Then, within a minute or two, the following pics speak for themselves....
There'll be some oyster catcher eggs very soon.....
Flickr Peak Rambler
In reply to Mike B:
In reply to monkeycheese:
If you've got it - flaunt it !
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In reply to HAZY:
Thats dad giving us a rear view
On hols in Lake Como - this was in the woods up in the mountains. I suspect it was embarrassed at being seen without being fully dressed - barely a tail feather visible.
In reply to IanMSpencer:
Reed Warbler trying to sneak back to the nest unnoticed
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In reply to TeeJay:
Another Reed Warbler to add to Tony's showing rear view !
Obviously a juvenile Coal Tit
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In reply to Alan.:
Momma swallow sorting the brood out....
Well, I guess that was what was happening, she's been sitting there for ages, then after a while, seemed to start sorting things out in the nest. After 20 mins or so, both parents went on a feeding frenzy.
My guess, a totally uneducated guess, is the young hatched out while I was there, because the insects were plentiful and every so often, mom & dad would swap places until the point at which she started to sort the nest out..
Newly fledged Blue Bar Feral (and friend)
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
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