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By SteveMoulding    
I haven't been on for a few days as I am back to work again and have had little time free, I have secured a two month contract with hopefully a follow on.
I will endeavor to catch up, time permtting. A couple of quick uploads today of a Water Vole taken at the BWC, he popped his head out a couple of times to check out his domain and tried to get a long stick into his den. After a few attempts he did manage to do it folding it in two, just shows how clever they are.
I hope you like him, I did think of trying to remove the wire grille and blue tube but my skills are not upto the challenge.
Many thanks for all the C&C's on my uploads, all are very much appreciated.
Have a great weekend,

Tags: British Wildlife Vole Bwc Close-up and macro Mammal Water vole Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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7 Aug 2010 11:26AM
Good to hear you've got a new job! Smile
Lovely shots of the watervole, they are so cute.
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2010 11:31AM
Glad to hear you have a new job.

Both are cute!

CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
7 Aug 2010 11:33AM
Two lovely captures, Steve. Congrats on the new employment, you must be relieved. Carol
lianna 11 13 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2010 11:40AM
Two wonderful captures!!! x x x
achieverswales 11 8 101 Wales
7 Aug 2010 11:54AM
Fantastic shot, these are so hard to see, well done
7 Aug 2010 12:04PM
lovely images, very cute
EAS 12 1 13 Scotland
7 Aug 2010 12:49PM
Lovely , well timed capture, but best of all, reading you found employment again! Fingers and toes crossed al works out well for you.

7 Aug 2010 12:54PM
Two real beauties Steve,good natural captures in natural environment !! Ps Good luck with the new job too Smile
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
7 Aug 2010 1:22PM
Congrats on the new job. Hope it leads to greater things.
Pleased you did not attempt to remove the stick/twig. It adds a great deal of charm to the shot and shows good animal behaviour.
teocali 13 442 18 England
7 Aug 2010 1:39PM
Super capture of this cute little chap Steve - lovely detail, coat textures and tones and great eye. Excellent news re your new job Smile
Vince_S 11 10 England
7 Aug 2010 2:43PM
Two excellent shots.
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
7 Aug 2010 3:17PM
Two lovely shots. Very cute and how clever of him........Sandy
maggieh 13 4 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2010 3:57PM
Two great captures - very well seen and taken. I really like his surroundings, he has used whatever comes to hand to make a home.
Congratulations on the contract hope it works out well.
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2010 4:45PM
What a cute critter ....
And a big congrats with the new work .. fingers crossed here for you
dmhuynh72 13 47 3 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2010 7:25PM
a cutie and superb images
7 Aug 2010 8:34PM
Beautiful images Steve. Hope the new job goes well.
7 Aug 2010 9:43PM
Two wonderful captures, Steve, top shots of a lovely little fellow!
A great shot, l managed to get some of him as well, isent he/she just great to watch.
Techno Plus
13 6.1k 8 England
8 Aug 2010 10:04AM
My pleasure to award you 30 on these two fine images Steve, and good luck with your future vocations..
DeSilver Plus
14 14 12 England
8 Aug 2010 10:05AM
Two lovely images.

Brian65 12 2 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2010 1:11PM
2 Great shots Steve.
harrattp 14 11 4 England
8 Aug 2010 2:41PM
A very humerous couple of shots of mr vole.

Roly 14 Wales
8 Aug 2010 6:51PM
Two good shots Steve and congratulations on the new job.
fentiger 20 920 24 England
8 Aug 2010 7:15PM
Two well timed and delightful captures.

mrjt 15 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2010 8:51PM
An excellent captured image...Jack
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
8 Aug 2010 11:17PM
Two superb shots of this cheeky little chap, best of luck to you in your new job, Ed
Gezina 15 3 6 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2010 11:30PM
Well pleased for you on the news on the job front Steve - fingers crossed for an extention on the contract. Two craking shot with lovely detail and super title LOL - Ina
Suehh 14 39 6 England
8 Aug 2010 11:42PM
Well you caught Mr Vole to perfection.

Hope all goes well with the job - hard times these days - so good luck with it all.

9 Aug 2010 12:26PM
marvelous capture
photophantom 13 108 3 Philippines
10 Aug 2010 12:32AM
superb shots
Jekaro 12 1 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2010 6:54AM
Two superb shots, Steve, wonderful details and both very well captured.
Graham_P 14 1 19 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2010 7:07AM
Cute little fellow Steve,
Removed the wire & tube for you,
FeatherFriend 13 38 217 England
10 Aug 2010 11:12AM
Great shot Steve and what a cutie, lovely mod by Graham too, good luck on the job front,
metro074 11 8 Australia
11 Aug 2010 5:57AM
Excellent shot Steve with wonderful detail. The eye contact is superb
chunky1972 13 2 1 Northern Ireland
11 Aug 2010 7:47AM
Two great shots. I was there last week and got this little fella too. Thanks for sharing.
Mynett 13 142 6 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2010 7:48AM
two delightful captures and good news on the work front too

pluckyfilly 15 351 33 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2010 7:49AM
the blue tube encircles him perfectly but I agree the wire fence would be best cloned out, no matter it doesnt detract from a fine picture, great shot - currently E2 featured photo
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2010 10:48AM
Steve glad you have found a new job, as important for self esteem first off! And what a pair of great water Voles ..perfectly captured and prefer with the blue tubing as well
both great
11 Aug 2010 11:11AM
Two super shots, congrats on your new job, well done.
RTDS 13 Cyprus
15 Aug 2010 9:20PM
2 Excellent captures.
maggie9 12 45 2 Scotland
16 Aug 2010 8:43AM
absolutely gorgeous!

12 Oct 2010 10:05PM
Lovely image.well done.nice work.

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