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I Say These Apples Are A Bit Waxy.............

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Waxwing from last winter enjoying our home grown apples...........fingers crossed that they return this winter to enjoy the apples again............spent this afternoon (Sunday) watching a pair of Song Thrushes in the garden, they didn't want to leave, wonderful to see them, didn't get any pictures sadly, to overcast and grim............GrinGrinGrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:I Say These Apples Are A Bit Waxy.............
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:17 Nov 2013 - 6:41 PM
Tags:Apples, Avian, Bird, Canon, NaturesHaven, Waxwing, Wildlife / nature
Votes:97

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 6:45 PM

What a beautiful little guy...great photography as usual Julia....Grin

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32885 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 6:47 PM

A beautifully crisp and fresh ornithological image stuffed with beautiful colour, warming light and incredible detail Julia.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 6:52 PM

Splendid shot & hope they return.
(I was watching a Jay and had never seen one close up)
Ju

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 6:54 PM

Beautiful captureSmile

Eileen

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 6:57 PM

Delightful image with super detail. GrinGrin Peter.

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 6:58 PM

Yes, there are a lot of us with fingers crossed they will return
and this is a beauty Julia
Lillian

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 7:03 PM

Good details and colours Julia, I hope they return
R.

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 7:22 PM

Lovely shot Julia. Cathy

Myathebirdwatcher999
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 1 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 7:30 PM

Great sharp shot
Would love to one of these!

MyaGrinGrin

10delboy
10delboy e2 Member 110delboy vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 7:34 PM

A cracking shot, love it..

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85857 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 7:38 PM

Waxwings



Four Tao philosophers as cedar waxwings
chat on a February berry bush
in sun, and I am one.

Such merriment and such sobriety--
the small wild fruit on the tall stalk--
was this not always my true style?

Above an elegance of snow, beneath
a silk-blue sky a brotherhood of four
birds. Can you mistake us?

To sun, to feast, and to converse
and all together--for this I have abandoned
all my other lives.


Robert Francis

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 7:41 PM

Brilliant! Well captured.

Danny1970
Danny1970 e2 Member 1Danny1970 vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 7:42 PM

That's a beauty, great colour and details, must have been a cold morning as you can see a bit of frost on the branch and appleSmile

Danny

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 7:46 PM

Wonderful shot Julia.
Brian

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 233 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 7:49 PM

Only had waxwings once here within local memory - about four years ago.
Brilliant bird portrait.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 8:04 PM

Super clarity, Julia. They obviously don't mind apples from the freezer!! GrinGrin

Dave

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 8:11 PM

Such beautiful and delighful birds. Lets hope we see swarms of them again as in the winter of two years ago.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 5DonMc vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 8:27 PM

Lovely image of this lovely little bird Julia!SmileSmileSmile
Don

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54203 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 8:41 PM

a proud looking bird.

terryxc
terryxc  1 England
17 Nov 2013 - 8:44 PM

Superb shot...

Terry.

dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 2dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 8:56 PM

Great shot
Dave

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 9:20 PM

Great capture JuliaSmile


Cliff

fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 10:13 PM

VERY BEAUTIFUL! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Lavina

taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 10:14 PM

Interesting, all of our apples have fallen , the waxwings will not arrive for another few weeks?

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2013 - 8:00 AM

I hope to see done too Julia. This is a lovely portrait in super light.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2013 - 12:19 PM

Judging by the dent in the apple it has had a jolly good old feed, Julia: superb shot.
R.

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
18 Nov 2013 - 4:21 PM

creaking shot looks like he lovely the apples . christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2013 - 5:21 PM

Super image Julia, lovely colours and Light.
Maybe it would taste better dipped in Toffee TongueWink

John. Smile

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2013 - 6:40 PM

they are so beautiful especially on that perch Smile.. sadly I have never seen one for real.

DixClix
DixClix e2 Member 5DixClix vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2013 - 7:10 PM

Wonderful image and I do hope for your sake (and ours for the photographs) that they come back again this year!
Richard

DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9100 forum postsDerekL vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2013 - 8:13 PM


Quote: Wonderful image and I do hope for your sake (and ours for the photographs) that they come back again this year!
Richard

Agree fully with Richard.
Can't wait to see them again and get some better images.

Derek

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2013 - 8:23 PM

A fine shot of this well fed waxwing, the details and colours in the plumage have been perfectly recorded.

SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2013 - 3:59 AM

A sublime image in every way, Julia.
Simon

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
20 Nov 2013 - 12:57 AM


Quote: What a beautiful little guy...great photography as usual Julia....Grin

Just wonderful !!! GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

bluetitblue
20 Nov 2013 - 6:09 PM

Excellent capture well done.

BirdmanDon
20 Nov 2013 - 7:57 PM

Stunning shot!

jcorn3
jcorn3  4
22 Nov 2013 - 6:36 PM

Love this a real stunner!

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