Hardy In The Laurel...........

By NaturesHaven    
This little fella and I have nearly fallen out with each other...........every time I spot him he's off at breakneck speed............this image took me 4 weeks to nail............patience is a virtue they say...........GrinGrinGrinGrin

Thank you to Brian17302 for his UA on the Greenfinches............greatly appreciated.....Grin

Tags: Canon Bird Goldcrest Avian Wildlife and nature Natures Haven

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Comments


22 Mar 2013 6:47PM
I know.
My little goldcrest has been keeping a low profile for weeks. Hope he is ok.
Lovely little bird. Well done Smile

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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
22 Mar 2013 6:53PM
That's another fine mess he's got you into Grin

Dave
SlowSong Plus
7 6.2k 29 England
22 Mar 2013 6:58PM
You birders have so much patience. I'm glad you got your shot in the end, well worth it. Smile
basith 4 7 Sri Lanka
22 Mar 2013 7:01PM
Lovely shot.

Basith
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 7:05PM
its a cracker... (nice play on words in the title too). Great shot Julia.
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 7:14PM
Worth the wait, Julia, lovely image.
Tony
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
22 Mar 2013 7:20PM
Fabulous shot Julia. Worth every second of your wait.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
Mike_S 5 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 7:23PM
Only 4 weeks ! Its been 2 years before I got one Smile
Great capture.

Mike.
22 Mar 2013 7:48PM
Stunning capture of an often elusive bird.
dave1967 4 4 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 7:57PM
Great shot they are tricky to get a sharp shot of.
Dave
johnjo58 5 2 5 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 8:35PM
Well doen Julia, very tricky to capture

David
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 8:52PM
Not seen this from this angle. Nice one Julia.
derekp Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 10:35PM
Good capture. These birds disappeared from my garden some years ago and I miss them.
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
22 Mar 2013 10:38PM
Very nice capture!! I like it alot!!
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
22 Mar 2013 10:51PM
A cracking shot of this feisty little fella, I love his hair do!Grin
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 39 10 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 10:55PM
Got him at Last, what a great image Julia, well worth the effortSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
23 Mar 2013 7:00AM
Definitely worth waiting for, Julia, a super capture, and I love the title Smile Carol
Ray42 8 3 England
23 Mar 2013 7:20AM
An excellent capture - been trying for ages to get a shot as good hence never posted one - green with envyWinkWink
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 8:24AM
A most unusual angle - lovely detailed shot - can't see the nail though WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink
Helen
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 9:24AM
Your patience paid dividends with this wonderful shot, Julia.

Ray
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 9:47AM
Yes not easy to get, but youve nailed it Julia, great shot.
Brian
23 Mar 2013 10:22AM
Wonderful
Rick
HA HA HA great title love it made me smile and that takes some doing on a day like this I can tell you. great shot Julia another fine ....shot

John
23 Mar 2013 11:50AM
Persistance paid off with this superb photo Julia
Regards Brian
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
23 Mar 2013 1:06PM
Interesting angle and good details Julia
Regards Richard
Jat_Riski 8 87 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 2:13PM
Great image, hard work paid off Julia.Smile
beautiful like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 3:08PM
Fantastic Julia - well done indeed
Jason
23 Mar 2013 3:31PM
Great shot Julia !
George
23 Mar 2013 3:59PM
They are quick little blighters and always moving! Well done Julia. Lou

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