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Am I A Stealth Or A Drone Or Just A Plain Old Goldfinch.........

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Crackpot title......this baby Goldfinch reminded me of the Stealth bomber, then a more modern drone..........but he/she will grow into a delightful adult Goldfinch...........GrinGrinGrinGrin

Special thanks to brian17302, Lynniesefforts and johnriley1uk for their User Awards for the trio of House Sparrows..........GrinGrinGrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Am I A Stealth Or A Drone Or Just A Plain Old Goldfinch.........
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:28 Jun 2013 - 6:41 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Canon, Fledgling, Goldfinch, NaturesHaven, Wildlife / nature
Votes:73

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Caziwinkles
28 Jun 2013 - 6:53 PM

Amazing image here Julia - he looks to be practising his balancing act!! Smile

Carol

MandyG
MandyG  2 England
28 Jun 2013 - 6:56 PM

This made me smile, it's wonderful Smile

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 6:57 PM

Nice image!! I like it a lot!!

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 6:59 PM

Top class shot Julia. Well done indeed.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

Alda
Alda  146 forum posts United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:01 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Quoise
Quoise e2 Member 1231 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2013 - 7:03 PM

Superb once again Smile

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:14 PM

What a delightful image, you always manage to capture the birds doing tricks....great captureGrinGrin

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:14 PM

You capture our feathered friends in the most amazing poses, Julia, and this is no exception GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Carol

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:25 PM

Good title but equally may be in a bit of a quandary about which way to turnWinkWink.
How you manage to capture these unusual poses time after time beats me.
Another top notch image, Julia.
Ronnie.

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4547 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 7:50 PM

Oh my !!!!......what a terrific shot !!!......great title too......love it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.Smile

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:05 PM

Well he'll always make a living in the circus!
Nice shot
Ju

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4264 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
28 Jun 2013 - 8:08 PM

Julia I wish you would tell your performing birds to fly over to Portugal and pose for me. Your images are just fabulous.

Harriet

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85907 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:21 PM

AaaaaaaaaaaawSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Adrian

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:25 PM

Like this a lot Julia.
Colin

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:39 PM

WOW! Good Eyes!

Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2013 - 8:40 PM

Great capture.. Grin

Jenny Smile

bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:50 PM

Love this

Bob

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:08 PM

Excellent capture !
George

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
28 Jun 2013 - 9:39 PM

No words !! They're all used up,,, perfectly wonderfully amazing as usual Julia..

I think I am going to start a "Julia" fanclub GrinGrinGrin

LynetteGrinGrin

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:47 PM

Cracking pose caught here Julia, still smiling Wink
Geoff,

leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
28 Jun 2013 - 10:19 PM

Simply amazing!
Effrossini

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 10:29 PM

He's just feeling the wind beneath his wings before he flies. A superb timed capture.......Sandy

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2013 - 10:41 PM

What an amazing capture. Then add your imagination! Brilliant.

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2013 - 10:50 PM

Lovely shot

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 11:41 PM

I'll go for the Goldfinch, Julia!
A flappin' good image!!

Richard

carmenfuchs
29 Jun 2013 - 12:07 AM

This is a great shot. =)

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 12:31 AM

he is an apprentice butterfly Smile
look here Tongue
And I just got the urge to do this.. I have tried very hard to resist, but didn't work.GrinGrinGrinGrin

terryxc
terryxc  1 England
29 Jun 2013 - 3:17 AM

Brilliant and i love the title..Smile

Terry.

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
29 Jun 2013 - 6:52 AM

Excellent capture - again, Julia Love the title too Smile

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 9:44 AM

What a pose, another wonderful detailed capture Julia.

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64341 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 11:16 AM

Aw, what a sweet thing trying out her new wings. SmileSmileSmile

brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 11:36 AM

Looks like this young bird is doing "Pre Flight Checks"
Amazing capture
Brian

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 11:36 AM

A nice image Julia, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

capto
capto e2 Member 21049 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 12:28 PM

"Look at me Mum", great smile image.Smile

ivor

carper123
carper123  280 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2013 - 5:27 PM

Fantastic, Julia, luv the composition, super detail, patience well rewarded.
Nice one.
Well done.
Darryl. x SmileSmileSmile

DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
2 Jul 2013 - 5:10 PM

Really unusual and excellent image Julia!SmileSmileSmile
Don

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 12:00 PM

A most amusing image Julia, this one made me smile. However you don't half drone on in your narrative!WinkGrin

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