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By Mike_Smith
Today a Whitethroat, i spotted two of these in and out of a bush obviously feeding young ones. As it happens it was ten yards from a nesting pair i noticed last year, maybe same pair.
Thank you to everyone who clicked and commented on my last upload.

The Whitethroat is a medium-sized warbler, about the size of a great tit. It has quite a long tail which it flicks and cocks as it darts rapidly in and out of cover. The male has a grey head, a white throat and a brown back, and is buff underneath. It is a summer visitor and passage migrant, with birds breeding widely, although it avoids urban and mountainous areas. It winters in Africa, south of the Sahara.

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ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
19 Jun 2013 4:53PM
What a little cutie Mike, love your composition, well captured

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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
19 Jun 2013 4:56PM
excellent and pin sharp photo Mike !! Great info on it too Smile
19 Jun 2013 5:00PM
a super pin sharp image with great detail
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2013 5:00PM
Great image Mike - excellent DoF and composition too. Smile

ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2013 5:03PM
This is a beauty,great shot,

Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
19 Jun 2013 5:21PM
Excellent pose Mike...

Norfolkboy 12 1 4 England
19 Jun 2013 5:56PM
Cracking capture, Mike.
cracking photo lovely light. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
19 Jun 2013 6:40PM
Excellent capture of this lovely little bird Mike.GrinGrinGrinGrin
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2013 6:59PM
A right good 'un Mike

Might have been worth cropping a bit off the RHS, but that is just MHOWink

morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2013 7:47PM
Superb shot, fantastic detail, brilliantly captured and presented

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2013 7:58PM
Awesome PF well done
19 Jun 2013 8:03PM
Really lovely capture Mike.

Jenny Smile
senn Plus
7 5 1 Belgium
19 Jun 2013 9:03PM
delicious capture Mike ..
19 Jun 2013 9:46PM
Super capture great detail SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Nigeve1 Plus
5 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2013 7:22AM
Excellent capture and pose, Mike.
20 Jun 2013 10:11AM
Top shot Mike lovely detail
6 3 8 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2013 2:53PM
I would've cropped a little off the right, but apart from that this is a stunner! Great detail and great dofGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2013 9:08PM
A really lovely detailed shot
23 Jun 2013 12:35AM
Great capture and wonderful pose.

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