Lot to learn
If only everyone could be so amiable and relaxed with each other. :-)
My bird photos HERE
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
In reply to HAZY:
great photos all.
Sometimes when you are just finding your feet and new to the area a spot of feather tidying can knock you right off balance and you end up with (ahem ! ) muck on your face !!
(record shots of a young Avocet chick)
I know I shouldn't laugh, but I had to chuckle when I saw the pics of the avocet chick falling over.
On a more serious note, brilliant photos
Flickr Peak Rambler
HAZY said:A lovely scene and photo Paul, thank goodness the swan's companion was a GCG and not a Coot - or worse still two Coots lol
You may just have a valid point there, Hazel. :-)
The local Reed Warblers are showing exceptionally well this year. I almost always see one whenever I wander past.
Luckily, its beak is already full of beetle, because there's a photobombing (or mad) insect flying straight at it
"I can do impressions, you know. This is my 'Nuthatch'."
There's even a second RW in the background …
This could have been a classic if there hadn't been a reed in the way.
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
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Always nice to be pleasantly surprised when downloading photos. I didn't realize the moorhen chicks reflection allowed you to see it's feet below the water when I took the photo.
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