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KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 171 England
14 Oct 2008 3:06PM
Mr. BS really made me smile!!! It looks like he's had one beer too many! Well caught.

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Amazing made me smile to great capture. Will
14 Oct 2008 3:15PM
wow cracking shot like hes going to fall lol how are you
Newtman Plus
10 2 5
14 Oct 2008 3:16PM
Is it his early morning aerobics?
Costy Plus
9 483 6 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2008 3:30PM
haha! Very funny shot! Great colour too.
A great shot,but i have never seen a drunken bird before,lol.
14 Oct 2008 3:33PM
Lol..thats a great capture.
Stretching out is he!
Great details/colours.
Wilmot Plus
8 338 1 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2008 3:45PM
Great shot.
14 Oct 2008 3:53PM
he's exercising... Smile Great capture...
14 Oct 2008 4:06PM
Brilliant pose
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
14 Oct 2008 4:43PM
Is this for real? Excellent. Never seen a falling over bird before. SmileChris
Paulbee Plus
12 41 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2008 4:48PM
Good shot, certainly raised a laugh.
14 Oct 2008 5:02PM
Good pose, good shot.

Love it.
Nice fun shot.

Ali Smile
14 Oct 2008 6:09PM
A cracking shot
14 Oct 2008 6:27PM
Great capture.
Well done.
8 25 4 England
14 Oct 2008 6:39PM
Great image, love it!.
14 Oct 2008 7:10PM
good capture,
14 Oct 2008 11:13PM
WOW.....Super capture.

15 Oct 2008 5:43AM
Super image.
Great detail & colour.
ShedMan Plus
11 3 2 South Africa
15 Oct 2008 7:18AM
Thanks for all your kind comments.

Maybe I should stop putting vodka in their drinking water! Seriously though, it was just luck that he moved just as I fired the shutter. There are three other shots in the sequence where he's just standing still.

The trick with birds is to know their behaviour so you can predict what they're going to do. This guy flies into our tree, has a look around, flies down onto the garden wall and hops back and forward checking the ground below for predators (i.e. our neighbours' cats!) before jumping down onto the lawn for a piece of bread. From landing in the tree to flying off with the bread takes about 30 seconds so I have to be ready for him. In this shot I caught him just as he was hopping from one side of the wall to the other. Right place, right time.

Watch out for another unusual shot of 'Sparky'!!

fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
15 Oct 2008 7:33AM
Whether by good timing or good luck this is a great capture.

ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 8:19AM
I love the way it is standing on one leg...
Great action shot....
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 8:25AM
well caught
piccy Plus
10 8 Wales
15 Oct 2008 8:31AM
Lol, lovely pose - nice to get them in interesting situations.
15 Oct 2008 9:21AM
Love this... brilliant work...

konu Plus
8 31 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2008 10:49AM
nice moment
21 Oct 2008 9:26AM
perfect timing - Jonathan

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