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One of the Wrens, hatched in a nest in my neighbour's garage that fledged yesterday afternoon. This one is clinging to the garden fence, waiting for the parents to bring food.
Two hours later all the young (2 or 3) had managed to get out of the garden, over the stream and into the woodland

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:4 Jun 2012 - 2:52 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Fledgling
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:5 Jun 2012 - 9:13 AM
Tags:Bird, Fledgling, Troglodytes troglodytes, Wildlife / nature, Wren
Votes:42

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 9:15 AM

So glad they made it safely, Alan, a charming image. Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 9:23 AM

Lovely capture,
saeid

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digital_boi
5 Jun 2012 - 10:41 AM

A fine detailed capture Alan nice ne

Graham

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
5 Jun 2012 - 11:19 AM

Hopefully they will make it, unlike the 2 I found yesterday Sad. Excellent capture Alan. Moira

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 11:24 AM

Aww - I like a story with a happy ending. They are so vulnerable when they fledge. This is beautiful with great detail!
Ann

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 11:25 AM

A delightful image Alan, glad to hear that these youngsters have all fledged and successfully made it into the first stage of adulthood

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96178 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 2:07 PM

A beautiful image Alan

Good news that they made it to cover

Adrian

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 2:31 PM

Excellent focus here! LIKE!

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
5 Jun 2012 - 2:50 PM

That is so lovely and well captured Alan.

Len

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 3:25 PM

Wonderful capture Alan. Well spotted. I dont think I have seen one this young before.
Ron

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Metro6R4  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 4:15 PM

Great find. I an jealous.......

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
5 Jun 2012 - 7:40 PM

They looks so vulnerable in this state

Peter

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
6 Jun 2012 - 12:32 PM

excellent detail....fantastic capture Alan
Tammy

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