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By vagabond
Britains smallest bird. Not the best quality I'm afraid but thought I'd upload anyway as I,ve never managed to get one of these tiny little birds before. They are constantly on the move so the ability to zoom out was helpful when trying to follow it as it flitted from branch to branch. 400mm, f5.6, 1/200s, ISO 800.

Tags: Bird Goldcrest Regulus regulus Wildlife and nature

Voters: Dugud, Alec1, mikejmb and 27 more

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Alec1 12 4 United Kingdom
5 May 2008 6:42PM
I know the problems trying to capture these little fellows, well captured. Alec

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Rylands 12 1 2 United Kingdom
5 May 2008 6:49PM
Lovely image
Shroomer 13 14 167 England
5 May 2008 7:00PM
I managed one a couple of weeks ago with nesting materials, difficult things to capture as you say moving all the time.
Great capture
SurreyHillsMan 12 27 2 England
5 May 2008 7:14PM
Well captured
pluckyfilly 13 351 33 United Kingdom
5 May 2008 8:05PM
fast movers obviously but you got him - well done
OAKEY 12 United Kingdom
6 May 2008 10:13PM
Nice shot ,well done.Shaun
Pegon 15 78 1 England
6 May 2008 10:56PM
Nicely captured.
FeatherFriend 12 38 217 England
8 May 2008 8:34PM
Good shot, I know the problems with small birds.
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
9 May 2008 11:15AM
An excellent shot Jeff. These are not easy birds to capture at all and this should have had a great deal more attention in my view.
celestun 16 29 14 United Kingdom
10 May 2008 10:02AM
You did well to get this one! I have yet to get a chance. A shot to remember!

Well done!

geoffrey baker 16 501 1 Wales
11 May 2008 11:13PM
Well done, I've never seen one myself.
11 May 2008 11:31PM
Nice capture, not easy with these little birds.
Steve_S Plus
14 183 3 United Kingdom
12 May 2008 8:40PM
Well captured

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