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Starling having some suet on this cold Autumn day..........GrinGrinGrin

Many thanks for all the comments and votes on the Female Blackbird I uploaded on the 16th Oct.............always appreciated......I love reading them all and lots of them make me smile..........SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Image taken today the 17th, really windy but being out in the sunshine made it worthwhile. Busy day with the birds, firstly disinfecting all the bird tables and bird baths, we do this on a very regular basis to try and keep the parasites away, we add Virkon 'S' to all the baths and water drinkers, we use Stalosan for disinfecting the poultry area and the bird areas where food is often dropped, not to be added to water.........SadSadSad

Using the above helps to keep the birds (especially Finches) free of parasites, we cannot control what they pick up on their travels, but prevention is better than the cure........it is important to keep our wildlife area as clean as possible, the wet weather this year has not helped the birds this year......but they are a tough lot........GrinGrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Suet For My Supper
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:17 Oct 2012 - 7:29 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, NaturesHaven, Starling, Suet, Wildlife / nature
Votes:67

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43835 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 7:32 PM

A stunning Starling staring sharply whilst stuffing suet. GrinGrinGrin

Regards Nathan

Last Modified By NDODS at 17 Oct 2012 - 7:33 PM
Graham_P
Graham_P  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 7:37 PM

Another fine image Showing the wonderful colours on these birds,
I'm sure you've trained them all to pose,!!!

JohnChambersPhotography

Great comp well timed super super sharp, now that's a good shot in anyones book. The detail is first rate.

John

Russell_Charles

Beautiful image, Sharp and well saturated. Love the composition with the split twig. Perfect.

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 7:51 PM

Lovely composition.
(Thinks it's a Bearded Tit Grin)

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 7:52 PM

Does he work in a circus Smile ?
Or as a stuntbird?
Fantastic shot!!! Annette Smile

tedtoop
tedtoop Plus Member 3tedtoop vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 8:13 PM

Lovely sharp shot.

thedon1941
17 Oct 2012 - 8:22 PM

See the spell is still working! Brilliant. Don

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51215 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:32 PM

He'll be needing a truss as well as the suet if he's not careful!! TongueGrin

Dave

Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:35 PM

Lovely detail & colour with a great pose.

Glyn

johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:42 PM

Superb composition and pose, a real winner
David

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:58 PM

A great gymnastic image-- fantastic capture and bird!

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64904 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:12 PM

Another top notch shot Julia. And how brilliant to properly see the colour of the feet. I never realised they were red. Fantastic.
x

fificat100
17 Oct 2012 - 9:26 PM

That's a beaut stance he's taken! Julia, I'm convinced you have got your birds 'trained'!GrinGrin As is your usual - beautiful detail, sharp and super d.o.f.

Lavina

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5146 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:31 PM

Almost doing the splits here: fine shot, Julia.
Ronnie.

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 8:20 AM

What a pose, a brilliant capture and thank you for the info, made me more aware and I must now go and clean the bird table!!
Carole

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 9:11 AM

What a great pose and image, Julia.

Ray

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 11:06 AM

This lovely starling has a great pose Julia - and well done for all your cleaning!
Ann

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 11:12 AM

Like the pose you have captured here Julia, good timing and details too
Regards Richard

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 4845 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 12:12 PM

Superb !!!!!!!!!!!!

kazza12
kazza12  2 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 - 12:35 PM

cracking shot SmileSmile

Subhojit
Subhojit  3 India
18 Oct 2012 - 12:36 PM

Nice POV.......................Subhojit

Ian-Jones
Ian-Jones Plus Member 11129 forum postsIan-Jones vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 12:57 PM

Now this is someething rather special. Love it.
Ian

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 2:48 PM

Beautiful image Julia, the plumage on these is so startling when seen in closeup. Love his rather precarious hold on the perch !!!GrinGrin
Ron

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8248 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 7:12 PM

What a proud poser, I love the beautiful irridescent colours and detail you've captured in the plumage

Snapitt
Snapitt Plus Member 5Snapitt vcard
18 Oct 2012 - 8:39 PM

Wonderful detailed shot Julia. Love the pose.

Jane

JohnoP
JohnoP Plus Member 9JohnoP vcard
19 Oct 2012 - 8:14 AM

Lovely pose, beautifully framed Julia. John

podgod
podgod  10513 forum posts Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 9:04 AM

Great shot, it really picks out the markings.

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