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I'm On The Telly This Christmas........Starring In The Great Escape...........

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This little tweet must be an escapee, the Zebra Finch is a native of Indonesia and East Timor and can be seen in Australia, they are kept in this country in Aviary's by specialist breeders and enthusiasts.........such beautiful birds, this one appeared out of the blue stayed for a few moments and then took off for the wild blue yonder..............GrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:I'm On The Telly This Christmas........Starring In The Great Escape...........
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:14 Dec 2012 - 6:22 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Finch, Natures Haven, Wildlife / nature, Zebra finch
Votes:69

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
14 Dec 2012 - 6:26 PM

What a cracking shot excellent detail and colour.
jj

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 6:28 PM

What a beautiful fella, and a perfect capture of him/her, very well spotted. Carol

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 6:32 PM

What a beauty !!!
I bet he'd prefer to be in his native Oz at the moment. Hope you will see him again Smile

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 6:37 PM

A lovely shot of this attractive wee escapee, Julia.
Ronnie.

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 6:40 PM

He does look a little confused and bemused! What a great capture Julia!
Ann

KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84271 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 6:44 PM

Brilliantly caught!

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 6:46 PM

Does he tweet with a foreign accent?TongueGrin

Dave

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64362 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 6:47 PM

I hope he does alright. Wings crossed. Smile
x

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 6:53 PM

Wish this poor little birdie all the luck in the world. Well spotted Julia.
Ron

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 6:58 PM

And looking very inquisitively at you - will it survive in your climate over winter?

Anne

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 7:18 PM

Super capture
Ju

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 7:37 PM

A very unusual visitor indeed - will he/she survive the cold weather thoughSad

Adrian

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 8:08 PM

Well Julia it takes all sorts
David

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 8:56 PM

He looks a little startled
But what a great shot
Lillian

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 11:19 PM

Well i HAD to come back... WinkWinkWink

Margaret101
15 Dec 2012 - 7:01 AM

What a surprise. He is beautiful. Great shot, he's looking straight at you!!

fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 7:12 AM

Bet you were thrilled to have this golden opportunity! A great shot of this beautiful fella. Sure hope he'll be able to survive in this awful climate of ours.

Lavina

nikshot
nikshot  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 8:53 AM

What a stunner, lucky you. Hope he survives the cold.

Regards Nick

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 9:07 AM

What a shot Julia!!
Carole

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 10:12 AM

Certainly not what you would expect to see in the recent weather
Regards Richard

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
15 Dec 2012 - 11:42 AM

..., but not before pausing for a holiday photograph. GrinGrinGrin
Well captured.

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 12:34 PM

Well captured, Julia, a cracking shot.

Ray

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
15 Dec 2012 - 1:39 PM

lovely bird great detail i ust to keep them when i was littel like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 3:22 PM

These little birds are fab excellent shot
mike

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
16 Dec 2012 - 10:06 AM

The colours are spot on for this male bird, they are very nice little finches good detail hope he survives the winter, I had one hundred and twenty of these little birds some years ago, they lived outside all year round sadly I had to give them all away due to my heart condition. nice photo love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

thedon1941
16 Dec 2012 - 5:58 PM

Wonderful colourful bird, so well captured. Don

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2012 - 4:51 PM

This fella obviously got a lot further than Steve McQueen did on his motorbike!Grin A very unusual visitor indeed Julia

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