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Nuthatches feeding youngster

By HobbitDave
Hope this isn't too enthusiastic - the nuthatches have just hatched and are being fed in my neighbour's nest box.

Best to all,

Dave.

Tags: Nutty Feeding Nuthatch Nesting Nut hatch Bird box Wildlife and nature

Voters: Chinga, Lillian, CarolG and 14 more


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Comments


Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
17 May 2011 11:01AM
Beautiful images, you caught the moment well! IB

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Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
17 May 2011 11:28AM
How wonderful to be photographing these..so exciting for You Dave of that I am sureGrin
It must be like when I photographed my Blue Tits..how to put this?Wink....making babiesGrin
called being in the right place at the right time... and you cetainly managed that...a fantastic set of history in the making Dave..be so proud of theseGrin
Lillian
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
17 May 2011 11:38AM
A suerb series, Dave, and how wonderful for you to have them on your doorstep, very well captured. Carol
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
17 May 2011 11:55AM
brilliant set of captures dave hope all the little nuttys do ok nice ones Wink
andy
17 May 2011 12:39PM
A fantastic series of one of natures finest moments, truly terrific shots Dave.

Len
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
17 May 2011 1:13PM
Very well captured; that greedy little beak is just amazing!
Carol
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
17 May 2011 1:36PM
You're having fun watching them, I know, Dave. Wonderful series. I do hope you can get a first flight photo!
Christina
JustDucky 5 8 Canada
17 May 2011 2:05PM
beautiful set....will keep watch on this storyline....superb work
Tammy
bunbeam 10 2 United Kingdom
17 May 2011 5:32PM
awesome set of captures
bunSmile
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
17 May 2011 5:47PM
good set
moiral 6 12 Scotland
17 May 2011 7:12PM
Your vigilance has certainly paid off Dave. Must be brilliant to see the little ones getting fed. You have waited so long for this. Nice set of shots with my favourite, not being one of the little ones, but V8. Moira
17 May 2011 7:34PM
Thanks everyone for your very kind comments on these pics. Yes, these little fellers have spent a good month 'setting up home; and I've never seen a Nuthatches nest before where the young have properly hatched. Am hoping to get a couple more of them before they fly, but the nestbox is in a shaded place and in needs sun around 7.30pm for the best lighting. Fingers crossed, as it is very cloudy tonight and not possible with an ole' 600mm manual focus lens, even at ISO 1600 unless the sun is on the nest box
Watch this space though Wink
Suehh 9 39 6 England
17 May 2011 9:05PM
Lovely set - as good as watching Springwatch!Grin
mars 8 England
17 May 2011 9:46PM
Welcome to the 'little ones'...you've taken some fascinating captures, well done you !


M
xwang 7 55 8
18 May 2011 7:15AM
Ha,ha... A great show.. I can see the V3&v5's mouth is more hangry than othersGrinGrin Great fun.
Jas.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
18 May 2011 6:53PM
You've recorded the events in the nest box superbly in this fine set

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