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Female Blackbird with a rowan berry........they have cleared the rowen of the few berries it had.........it will grow more it's only the rowans first year.

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Berry Berry Nice
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:6 Aug 2012 - 7:49 PM
Tags:Avian, Berry, Bird, Blackbird, NaturesHaven, Rowan, Wildlife / nature
Votes:50

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9905 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1722 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 7:56 PM

Your garden must be full of "bird perches" that lend themselves to photography, JuliaWink! You have a lovely curved branch and foliage of the rowan, but the bird is clear and sharp against a clean background, and the red berry serves to enhance what is already a fine capture of the blackbird.

Mike_Young
Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 7:56 PM

Gorgeous shot, that red berry really is the icing on an already very nice image

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51361 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 7:58 PM

Superb pose and perch, Julia, and the berry tops it off.

Dave

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 8:26 PM

Superb capture.

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 8:29 PM

Berry nice but shouldn't she have a black berry Smile
how beautiful the plumage shines, and that orange berry really stands out.

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96360 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 9:06 PM

Good to see Julia

Timed to perfection


Adrian

pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 - 9:40 PM

Excellent Julia, Peter..

Snapitt
Snapitt Plus Member 6Snapitt vcard
6 Aug 2012 - 9:58 PM

Stunning image Julia. Well captured.

Jane

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 10:06 PM

Excellent: wonderful detail and a very natural setting for the shot.
Ronnie.

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 10:17 PM

Superb shot,what a lovely image..Lin

canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 - 10:25 PM

Another fantastic capture Julia.. Beautiful
Jim

Margaret101
Margaret101 Plus Member 4Margaret101 vcard United Kingdom
6 Aug 2012 - 11:37 PM

a lovely clear sharp photo!!

Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 4Ayoob vcard Australia
7 Aug 2012 - 12:46 AM

Well timing and excellent capture of this beautty..........Grin

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2012 - 6:10 AM


Quote: Your garden must be full of "bird perches" that lend themselves to photography, JuliaWink! You have a lovely curved branch and foliage of the rowan, but the bird is clear and sharp against a clean background, and the red berry serves to enhance what is already a fine capture of the blackbird.

just what I was thinking Julia, a terrific capture! Unfortunately our feathered friends stripped all of my blueberries this year before I got a chance Sad

Last Modified By marktc at 7 Aug 2012 - 6:11 AM
Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2012 - 8:25 AM

Like the fine details and good tones in the feather Julie, well timed too
Regards Richard

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 - 9:02 AM

Beautiful.

mikepearce
8 Aug 2012 - 8:45 AM

Nice capture

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2012 - 5:54 PM

A fine shot of this hen blackbird, the detail in the plumage is exceptional. And I thought some of my titles were bad!Wink lol

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