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On The Fence

By Alan_Coles
I don't normally like to post birds that are on feeders or fences as it is so far from their natural habitat that I sometimes wish there was another category other than wildlife/nature...
Also, I agree they are not captive animals but as anybody and his dog knows these are enticed into situations where they are almost trained to land in a particlar spot. Yes, they are unpredictable but most of all I get pleasure from watching them at close quarters so from now on I am just gonna share them on here with yukky fence, thornbushes, and any other object that might be part of the picture. Before anyone thinks this is a rant about awards, it is not. If anything it is probably frustration at trying to present an image on here that has to be of a particular "fashion" before the totally irrelevant votes are cast. So, from now on it might be "studio imperfect" (coz I can't master it or it just might be "el natural"...and I don't mean some 70'ts hair fetish either. Smile

Rant over....

Bullfinch on the fence in my garden...two cloned out branches... the reason why I ranted. Smile

PS Is it my pc or has epz gone slowwwww again?

Tags: General Garden fence Bullfinch Wildlife and nature

Voters: RonnieAG, Daisymaye, Paul_R and 29 more

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Daisymaye Plus
14 26 24 Canada
19 Jan 2011 4:11AM
A lovely close-up. If you want a good detailed shot to make up your mind if the bird you seen is a bullfinch, this is it. Excellent!..........Sandy
mishu78 13 Canada
19 Jan 2011 4:54AM
Fantastic capture! Excellent details and clarity.
lesarnott 13 11 2 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2011 4:58AM
Very nice and enjoyed your rant also! Very much in agreement!
saeidNL 13 3 Netherlands
19 Jan 2011 5:50AM
What fantastic capture of this beautiful bird,
Louise_Morris 13 2.5k England
19 Jan 2011 6:01AM
Lovely, lovely shot - good detail & clarity - the colours are perfect. I always get a branch or something across the breast which can't be cloned & ruins the shot totally!! Enjoyed reading your "short story" too ! - & must say I agree with you!! Smile Louise
CarolG 16 199 20 Greece
19 Jan 2011 6:39AM
A stunning image, colour and details perfect, and what is so wrong with a bird perched on a fence? Carol
Gio 13 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2011 7:31AM
Wonderful Bullfinch..... sharp and nicely lit

Shame about the fence.... Grin Wink
andy210966 15 4 119 Wales
19 Jan 2011 7:41AM
I am with you on this Alan! What is actually a natural surrounding for birds?? They make use of any environment afforded them, so, I for one, certainly dont mind. This is a quality shot mate with exquisite detail and colour - well done!!

Maiwand 16 3 73 England
19 Jan 2011 8:45AM
Three cheers Alan. This for me is a first rate shot of the Bullfinch. Top quality. That is what I want to see. I dont really care about anything else.
Mynett 14 142 6 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2011 8:49AM
I love this the bird is crisp and clear and full of detail and colour top shot

Linda ( I agree with your comments too)
cassiecat 14 39 46 England
19 Jan 2011 9:19AM
i'm a clean bg fan. but have no prob with it standing on your fence. the moss covered sticks look good but everyone knows they are put there for the job.
this is fab, shortlisted.lesley
Richsr 16 91 224 England
19 Jan 2011 9:30AM
A good clean detailed image with lovely tones, I also agree with you Alan.
Regards Richard
Morgs 14 20 62 Wales
19 Jan 2011 9:07PM
Pin sharp mate!!! So much clarity!!
pluckyfilly 16 351 33 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2011 10:12PM
INNIT Smile FRUSTRATING Sad and to cap it all we have to cope with the changes that nobody was aware it was happening Sad INNIT Smile
pluckyfilly 16 351 33 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2011 10:12PM
I forgot to say gorgeous picture Smile
19 Jan 2011 11:06PM
Excellent capture Al - beautiful colour & detail (This site is sooooooooo slow - almost gave up)

19 Jan 2011 11:09PM
Just clicked on your User name link above to see if I'd missed any of your images Al, it doesn't work, took me to a page of I don't know what !


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