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Good morning .....
Thank you for all your well wishes and continued support....also to CarolG for her UA, much appreciatedGrinGrin

Today I am out of my comfort zone....I am not a bird photographer...however this little fella flew into the coffee shop and sat on the chair next to me and begged me for the crumbs of my cheesecake....just look at that faceGrinGrinGrin..... then V4 another visitor looking for crumbs around my feet........ ID's please....
Have a nice day...

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Dec 2013 - 11:35 AM
Focal Length:85mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
White Balance:Auto
Title:Please can I have some crumbs......
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:11 Dec 2013 - 12:29 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 12:34 AM

Great capture Colleen, Smile He must know you would pay for his modellingWink


Cliff

Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
11 Dec 2013 - 12:45 AM

"The unbearable cuteness of the little bird"
Fantastic shot, Colleen!
M

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 1:01 AM

He looks very demanding--- and maybe hungry! give him all you cheese cake!
, cute little one!

tonyguitar
11 Dec 2013 - 1:09 AM

Is he your tropical pet? First sighting for me and I have seen quite a few birds.
Unusual yellow by the eyes and I thought there were no new bird designs. Top
notch Photo!! TG

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
11 Dec 2013 - 1:15 AM

Colleen he is a Noisy Mynah..I had a pic of one of his brothers up yesterday Grin He must have liked you, to get that close Wink Yours has lovely sad eyes...great images Grin

Lynette Grin

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 1:38 AM

A very expressive face indeed Colleen !!
Good set.
Mick.

Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 1:53 AM

The little bird looks sad but just love ‘big foot’ V4…...WinkWinkWink

handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 2:42 AM

How could you deny a face like that, Colleen? Great set.

Peter

WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
11 Dec 2013 - 5:35 AM

A lovely set of captures " Who could refuse such a plea ". Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 6:17 AM

Love the expression great capture.
Rob

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
11 Dec 2013 - 6:28 AM

I hope he was not disappointed and got what he wantedSmile
A very cute face, Colleen!
Regards Valery

Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6100 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 6:36 AM

Lovely shots Colleen, what a cute little bird. The big foot looks very much like a moorhen, we have them in the UK but I don't think I've ever seen one begging for scraps before, they normally disappear at the first site of humans.

Andy

Caziwinkles
11 Dec 2013 - 6:41 AM

A lovely little cute bird with somewhat sad eyes too!! Hope you saved him a few crumbs from your cheesecake...!! Smile

Carol

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2191 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 6:51 AM


Quote: A lovely little cute bird with somewhat sad eyes too!! Hope you saved him a few crumbs from your cheesecake...!! Smile

Carol

He got a lot of the crumb base from my cheesecake and then Mr Big feet ate the restGrinGrin

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 6:57 AM

I hope you obliged, Annette Smile Four super captures. Carol

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2191 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:10 AM


Quote: I hope you obliged, Annette Smile Four super captures. Carol

Annette????..?..Blush

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:13 AM

Cracking shots. Incredible eyes on one, and feet on the other. Oz has wonderful things to see. GrinGrin Peter.

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:19 AM

Fabulous! Posing for you - and yes, you are a bird photographer.

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:31 AM

I believe V4 is a Coot.

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:32 AM

What expressions, who could not fail to give some crumbs to this fella, what a cute face and it looks like he has a woolly coat on.SmileSmile

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:36 AM

Two delightfully captured scroungers, it must have been highly input nutritious cheesecake.

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 7:44 AM

Great images. V4 is a Moorhen.

kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
11 Dec 2013 - 7:45 AM

Hi - birder Colleen !Grin ---- Touching and moving images !GrinSmileWinkGrinSmileWinkGrinSmileWink --- Hope you got some cheescake too! --- Lovely images ,they lit the grey ,wet and misty Morning here in the north! PS - Hope that Rob is feeling better!Smile --- Jukka.Smile

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
11 Dec 2013 - 8:06 AM

Lovely set Colleen,
Fred.

viscostatic
11 Dec 2013 - 8:17 AM

He looks like quite a character - who could resist feeding a bird like that. And the one in V4 has amazing feet. Great photography Colleen.

Phil.

gwynn56
gwynn56  263 forum posts England
11 Dec 2013 - 8:23 AM

nice capture , and what big feet v4 hasSmile

ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
11 Dec 2013 - 8:31 AM

Very cute. Cannot deny what they demand.

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 8:39 AM

Who could refuse those sad eyes in V1Wink lovely images Colleen,

Ali Grin

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64430 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:25 AM

Super cute. I'd have given them my whole bun. Grin

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:26 AM

Lucky you Colleen, a beautiful set and so obliging
lillian

vickyf
vickyf e2 Member 8vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:27 AM

These are great. Just love the expression of the little fella in V1-3 Smile

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:02 AM

The little chap in V1 obviously know how to use those eyes! Well captured set!

marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 10:06 AM

Well captured, V1 is my favourite such appealing eyes.

Mary Grin

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:11 AM

V4 is a moorhen - what a size the feet are! The other little fella is just cute and certainly knows how to beg, Grin
Joan

marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:20 AM

A quartet of crackers there Colleen, V3 wins the day though... great work.

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:36 AM

Well I do hope you gave him some crumbs, 'cos he's looking so sad Sad Love those legs and feet in V4! Wink A super set, Colleen Smile
Trev Smile

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:57 AM

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
Diane

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 11:08 AM

Brilliant bird image Colleen - a new venture?
Good set and some differnet specimens for us to learn about.
Hope you're getting about and Rod comfortable.
KateGrinGrinGrin

AlexAppleby
11 Dec 2013 - 1:17 PM

Who could resist taking those photos - maybe the start of something new on the photography front for you? Absolutely excellent shots too!! V2 my favourite.

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 2:35 PM

The little chap in 1 - 3 looks so sad and V4 is a super capture
Have fun with the new camera.
Ju

Last Modified By JuBarney at 11 Dec 2013 - 2:35 PM
leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
11 Dec 2013 - 2:53 PM

A fascinating set of images, Colleen
Effrossini

SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 3:27 PM

Well grabbed opportunities, Colleen.

Simon

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 3:55 PM

Fabulous Colleen. V1 for me today, so cute and giving you a real don't you feel sorry for me look GrinGrin

kathryn

capto
capto e2 Member 21139 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 4:03 PM

The look on his face in v1 is priceless.Smile

ivor

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 4:35 PM

Four beauties, Colleen!
Such wonderful expression - I love the size 25+ feet in V4!!

Richard

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 5:12 PM


Quote: Great images. V4 is a Moorhen.

Yes - it is now.
I'm sure it was a coot when I looked at it!

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 5:30 PM

More demanding than begging to me

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 5:49 PM

Wonderful images

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 5:57 PM

Four great imagesSmile

Eileen

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 6:37 PM

Beautiful bird captures, Colleen !
George

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43230 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:21 PM

A gorgeous set of images Colleen…

Image number four being a firm and rightly so favourite…

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Last Modified By NDODS at 11 Dec 2013 - 7:21 PM
Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 7:35 PM

Great shots Colleen. How could you refuse that face and what big feet! Cathy

Last Modified By Holmewood at 11 Dec 2013 - 7:36 PM
tonyguitar
11 Dec 2013 - 7:58 PM

That is a fine coot in V4. Rich colour . Their feet are special in the bird world. All are so well done..... Now you are in your element with birds. Welcome. TG

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:01 PM

all well taken ,great wee shots.


billy

jacquig
11 Dec 2013 - 10:25 PM

Wonderful captures. What a face indeed! If he was human, I think he would have to have been a character actor. Delightful set. Smile

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 11:08 PM

I am in love with that little cutie in V1 Colleen,wonderful set..Lin

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
12 Dec 2013 - 12:54 AM


Quote: Great images. V4 is a Moorhen.

Yes - it is now.
I'm sure it was a coot when I looked at it!


Quote: I believe V4 is a Coot.

Not to start an argument BUT .....V4 is a purple swamp hen...for definite

Lynette Grin

Last Modified By Lynniesefforts at 12 Dec 2013 - 12:56 AM
ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2013 - 3:09 AM

That's what I thought! GrinGrinGrinGrin

Mike_Young
12 Dec 2013 - 7:15 PM

V4 is actually a Dusky moorhen Gallinula tenebrous, lovely set Colleen.

kel55
kel55 e2 Member 2kel55 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2013 - 7:24 AM

This bird has got character , looks a bit grumpy , my type of chic , cool shot regards Kel

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2013 - 4:53 PM

A smashing quartet Colleen, and a lovely unusual Bird in V1 & 2

John Smile

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 5:09 PM

He looks so sad and melancholy Colleen, I hope you threw him a few crumbs

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