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Fully Fledged

By teocali
The Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata) nestlings fledged today, between intermittent thunderstorms. This is the first to take the plunge and V2 was taken literally just before the baby launched itself out of the nest and landed on the greenhouse (not the most attractive of perches!). A couple of shots to follow but I don't want to bore you too much with these Wink This image is virtually full-frame - just a bit cropped off from the LHS.

My thanks to all who critiqued yesterdays upload and submitted excellent mods.

Tags: Garden Wildbird Greenhouse Fledgling Spotted flycatcher Wildlife and nature Migratory Muscicapa-striata

Voters: ColouredImages, madmatt, Gezina and 26 more


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28 Jun 2011 10:33PM
a cute little photo.

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Gezina 9 3 6 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2011 10:37PM
How wonderful that they made it to this stage - (just one day out with the prediction of fleging then Wink) Once again Sylvia thank you so much for the opportunity to capture these dedicated parents feeding their young - what a top photographic moment that was. Two great shots - Ina
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
28 Jun 2011 10:53PM
Two cracking shots, Sylvia.
Ronnie.
28 Jun 2011 11:08PM
Two excellent captures. Love V1, he looks like such a baby..........Sandy
CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
29 Jun 2011 5:44AM
How wonderful, Sylvia, two super captures, hope they all fledge successfully and enjoy the wide world they are about to enter. Carol
29 Jun 2011 5:58AM
Two cracking detailed captures.
Dave
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2011 7:40AM
awwwwwwwwwwwwweeeeeeeeeeeeee so cute
Ray42 8 3 England
29 Jun 2011 9:07AM
Two delightful shots - finally fledged - wont be long before they are off on their migration
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
29 Jun 2011 5:32PM
I missed these yeasterday Sylvia.
Very well captured and particularly like V2
Richard
norton 12 6 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2011 7:10PM
V2 for me, two superb captures here Sylvia...............

Tony.
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
2 Jul 2011 8:04PM
Two lovely images of these cute younsters, v2 is most appealing

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