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Starling having a tussle with a Collared Dove, the Starling landed on the Doves back in an attempt to get it off the tree........and no the Starling is not being naughty.....GrinGrinGrin

Thanks for the votes and comments on my last upload (the Robin) very much appreciated.

A big thank you to Skeet1away and Johnjo58 for their User Awards for the singing Robin......again very much appreciated and treasured.

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Whoops - Should Of Gone To Specsavers........
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:18 Sep 2012 - 7:04 PM
Tags:Avian, Birds, Collared dove, NaturesHaven, Starling, Wildlife / nature
Votes:67

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 7:10 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Bit of a horny juvenile methinks.....We've all been there Grin

Ade

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 - 7:18 PM

Great capture Julia, i thought it was X rated at firstWinkWinkWinkSmile
Brian

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 7:32 PM

This is brilliant, and I love the title.

Ray

fificat100
18 Sep 2012 - 7:49 PM

Brilliant. Well done, my friend. An amazing capture - (me too thought it would be X-rated at first!!!Grin )
I know starlings are a bunch of covetous trouble-makers. but this beats all - never thought one would have the nerve to tackle something as big as a pigeon or a dove!

Lavina

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife Plus Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 7:50 PM

Now that's just brilliant Julia SmileWinkSmile LOVE IT

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7222 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 7:54 PM

Cracking image its put a smile om my face lol

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 7:59 PM

Looks like the starling has collared that dove!

Cracking title again, Julia.

Dave

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 8:17 PM

What a marvellous moment to have captured, and I love that title.
Ronnie.

paskinmj
paskinmj  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 8:35 PM

Amazing timing. Well spotted and treated. Love the title.
Matt

gingerdelight
18 Sep 2012 - 8:54 PM

Amazing shot in more ways than one!
Carol

Snapitt
Snapitt Plus Member 6Snapitt vcard
18 Sep 2012 - 9:23 PM

An excellent shot Julia. Superb timing. This gets my UA today.

Jane

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 9:36 PM

Talk about being in the right place at the right time, this is superb Julia,
Geoff.

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 9:50 PM

And they just keep getting better... The picture ain't bad either! Nice one Julia

Margaret101
Margaret101 Plus Member 4Margaret101 vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2012 - 10:02 PM

A very good catch. love it!!

Eviscera
Eviscera  81110 forum posts United Kingdom149 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 10:12 PM

Great tussle !

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9885 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1694 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 10:22 PM

You've done it again, Julia, captured the moment perfectly, and I find your images quite unique.

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 10:33 PM

made me laugh!

surfinsurveyor
18 Sep 2012 - 10:53 PM

Great shot, fantastic title. Can't stop laughing! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin etc.......

Keith

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 11:46 PM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
splitting sides! even the other half is gasping for air.
wonderful Smile

Skeet1Away
Skeet1Away Plus Member 362 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 12:36 AM

You are very welcome, but what a fantastic shot this is......how lucky to have gotten it....great work
with super detail.


Paul.

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 3:46 AM

Excellent timing! What a great capture.....
Sandy

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43907 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 5:00 AM

Brilliant, simply brilliant, an image which I am sure would be a feature slot in Octobers RSPB magazine.

Regards Nathan

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 - 7:19 AM

What a moment! Well captured.

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 468 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 8:04 AM

What a capture!
Carole

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64969 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 8:34 AM

A total one-off. Should be published. Smile
x

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 8:41 AM

ooooops .. this doesnt happen often

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
19 Sep 2012 - 11:23 AM

Spotted collar Doves next! lol. right spot right time well done you! like it nice one, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Gerryrys
Gerryrys  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 5:46 PM

The caption is worth a prize, never mind the picture. Nearly choked on my tea! Grin

Gerry

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5931 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 7:56 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin !!!....great shot !!

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 8:21 PM

Excellent shot
mike

GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 10317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 9:47 PM

Superbly timed and expertly captured!

gill

johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2012 - 9:35 AM

Cheeky capture
David

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2012 - 1:17 PM

It looks like the starling is attempting to hitch a free ride on the wings of the dove!Wink This one made me smile

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 8:17 AM

Brilliant - I love the way you capture bird behaviour! The title is perfect!
Ann

fatfranksfolley

as a newbie to avian photography i can appreciate the joy you must feel in capturing this shot.Shot of a life time.Congratulations

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