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6 Sep 2010 12:55AM
Great shot.
goso Plus
10 2 1 Australia
6 Sep 2010 1:10AM
A first for me Sandy - what a fine little fella, and well caught...Bill
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 16 England
6 Sep 2010 1:14AM
read so much about ,blue jays ,but first time i have seen one,nice shots.thanks neil and family
gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
6 Sep 2010 1:29AM
I have the same problem when I am out with my terrier who is always running ahead of me and scaring any possible photo opportunities away. - gary
mikbee Plus
9 3 8 Scotland
6 Sep 2010 1:43AM
Well worth taking Sandy.Who needs a tripod ?
Like the ''poses''.
Good shots.
6 Sep 2010 1:51AM
Two excellent captures of the fiesty Blue Jay, Sandy. Color & clarity "look fine," to me, Sandy. Really like V2, but V1 is a keeper, also...Peter
JimV Plus
10 6 3 Canada
6 Sep 2010 4:18AM
No need for any apologies with these two fine shots Sandy, though I agree with your lead shot as being best!
Rgds., Jim
Two beautiful shots.Nicely done.
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
6 Sep 2010 6:46AM
Well captured, Sandy, good colours. Carol
A very sweet looking little bird, a lovely capture.
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
6 Sep 2010 7:38AM
Good looking birds Sandy, love the colour. Ron.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2010 7:41AM
two wonderful captures sandy brillliant detail and colour v1 for me today cracking pose nice one Wink
10 18 1 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2010 7:48AM
2 smashers!!
EAS Plus
7 1 13 Scotland
6 Sep 2010 8:34AM
What a wonderful colour! Have read about these birds but reckon this is the 1st time I've actually seen one, and isn't he/she a real little performer?

Nice shots Sandy
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.0k 1556 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2010 9:04AM
V1, for character and attitude! I'd be inclined to crop off the top, down to the bottom of that branch on the right.
6 Sep 2010 9:26AM
great captures.
6 Sep 2010 9:35AM
Love the pose in #1
6 Sep 2010 9:44AM
I think your bird shots are as good as any i've seen, never an easy subject to shoot "off the cuff" so to speak.
Love the colours.
acousticmist 6 10 1 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2010 9:55AM
Don't put yourself down on your bird shots, This is not a bad shot at all and is 90% clear. Bird shooting is really a camera set up on a tripod and then a sitting and waiting game. Great try Martin
dianah Plus
10 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2010 11:04AM
What a very pretty bird and what a great capture.
6 Sep 2010 11:28AM
Nice shots, love V1.
7 10 10 England
6 Sep 2010 11:57AM
Both very lovely shots.
6 Sep 2010 12:02PM
Splendid in all respect.
Nice set. Details of feathers and colors are great.
Regards, Oleg.
Nice shot of Blue Jay with detail My only critisim on both version is the white background colour whis very distracting and spoiling the impact of this lovely image. I know you had no control changing the background at the time so, its not your fault.
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
6 Sep 2010 2:04PM
Cool pose

TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
6 Sep 2010 3:56PM
A couple of fine captures, Sandy, great pose in V1, love it's 'punk' hairdo!
TrevB Smile
PattiW Plus
11 24 2 United States
6 Sep 2010 6:24PM
I can relate to everything you said. Still . . . . the pose and expression on this little guy is PRICELESS! Love it, Patti
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
6 Sep 2010 6:31PM
Nice one.

6 Sep 2010 7:02PM
Two fabulous shots, Sandy, both very well captured, but it's V1 for me if only for the pose.
AshTree Plus
7 1.7k 6 England
6 Sep 2010 8:48PM
You almost need to have a camera/tripod permanently set up so you're ready all the time! But that's not really practicable so, like you, I grab bird shots hand held.... but I rarely get anything as good as this! Such a great looking bird, very different from the jays we see in the UK. Love the pose in V1.

Two great shots, very colourful and detailed images, well captured
6 Sep 2010 9:45PM
Excellent capture.well done.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2010 10:04PM
Two fantastic shots, and the colours so vivid
polly470 Plus
7 25 8 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2010 12:07AM
Hi sandy - wish we had them here!
I would be tempted to just clip off that bit of branch in V1 as well....bloomin' hard to photograph though so well done!!! I am rubbish with birds - I have dogs too!
7 Sep 2010 8:35PM
I too wish we had some here Sandy, well captured and it's good for you to explain your circumstances, it always helps us to comment in fairness,

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