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Nuthatch

By Ade_Osman    
Yes I know I should remove the fat ball, and it's not as though I couldn't do it, but somehow that always feels like cheating!

Taken at a local bird feeding station I visit regulary, this little fella kept coming down for a munch on the fat ball I'd placed.....I'm actually surprised I got anything yesterday seeing as the light was so bad. But seeing as this was shot at ISO1600 I thought it worth keeping and showing off.

It was the first time I'd been out on a session for ages yesterday, so it was still worth getting out there despite the light. I've a few more to sort out and process, so hopefully I'll post these shots over the next few days. Regards to everyone that knows us....Ade

Tags: Birds General Close-up and macro Nuthatch Avies Wildlife and nature

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Comments


dwarf 8 52 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 3:03PM
lovely shot,
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5 Nov 2008 3:14PM
great pic he looks happy enough anyway...he is not complaing...lol
PeelNStick 12 4 United States
5 Nov 2008 3:17PM
This is good work. A bird feeding station -- that's a good idea. I should set something like that up.
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
5 Nov 2008 3:31PM
Great Nutty capture and detail.
Have to mention the fat ball about the green mesh, they are so dangerous, found many a bird caught up in them
Richard
5 Nov 2008 3:37PM
Good quality image,
it's best not to remove anything afterwards, but arrange the "set"
so there's little chance of catching anything unwanted in the frame Smile
Bruce
Briwooly 10 452 5 England
5 Nov 2008 3:39PM
Well caught Ade

Brian............................................
5 Nov 2008 3:42PM
Great catch. Super sharp little bird.
lovely shot..
Wilmot 8 338 1 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 4:07PM
Superb shot love it.
Steve
OAKEY 8 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 4:15PM
Great capture. Shaun
chase 11 1.1k 246 England
5 Nov 2008 5:13PM

Quote:Yes I know I should remove the fat ball
Hmmmm,not like you Ade Wink
Lovely detail on the Nutty though.
Nice to see you are still alive & kicking !
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
5 Nov 2008 5:34PM
HI Ade-- Always nice to see an image from the master-- Fat ball is OK with me-- Keeps your birds in good shape!

Hope you are well!
Jennnnn
taupo 8 66
5 Nov 2008 6:31PM
Wonderful capture.

Lisa
5 Nov 2008 6:54PM
Great capture,
Alan
GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2008 5:03PM
Superb capture!
Marilyn x
7 Nov 2008 4:20AM
Hello Ade
I emailed you regarding purchasing A Sigma 50-550mm lens. I have had some pretty good results with it. I love your shot especially when it was taken at 1600 ISO. You certainly have the bragging rights on this one.

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