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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 e2 Member 114484 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 e2 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 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 7:32 PM

This is brilliant, and I love the title.

Ray

fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
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 e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife 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 e2 Member 7116 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 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 7:59 PM

Looks like the starling has collared that dove!

Cracking title again, Julia.

Dave

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 8:17 PM

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

paskinmj
paskinmj  5 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 e2 Member 5Snapitt vcard
18 Sep 2012 - 9:23 PM

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

Jane

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 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 e2 Member 346 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
18 Sep 2012 - 10:02 PM

A very good catch. love it!!

Eviscera
Eviscera  81097 forum posts United Kingdom149 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 10:12 PM

Great tussle !

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8752 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1578 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 e2 Member 942 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 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2012 - 11:46 PM

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

Skeet1Away
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 e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 3:46 AM

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

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32903 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 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 e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
19 Sep 2012 - 7:19 AM

What a moment! Well captured.

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 8:04 AM

What a capture!
Carole

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54226 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 8:34 AM

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

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 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  2 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 e2 Member 4516 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 7:56 PM

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

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 8:21 PM

Excellent shot
mike

GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2012 - 9:47 PM

Superbly timed and expertly captured!

gill

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2012 - 9:35 AM

Cheeky capture
David

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 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 e2 Member 4183 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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