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Seriously Squawking Starlings Scrapping Silly Sunday Showdown

By NDODS    
An image captured from my Office Window after being alerted by the constant squawking.

I hope that you like it.

Regards and have a wonderful day.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Voters: Philip_H, pascalg, Danny1970 and 124 more

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Philip_H 8 1.2k United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 9:20AM


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Paree 15 616 3
29 Sep 2013 9:26AM
what an amazing photo
I love starlings.
and what a shot

silly Sunday award from me

senn 9 5 1 Belgium
29 Sep 2013 9:27AM
brilliant action shot Nathan
29 Sep 2013 9:28AM
A great capture NathanSmile.....they do get quite loud and agressive sometimes.

29 Sep 2013 9:31AM
Super action shot. Grin hope you feel better today Nathan too best wishes Patty
fificat100 9 5 2 Scotland
29 Sep 2013 9:32AM
VERY well captured, Nathan. Superb timing. The starlings are such a squabbling lot! Grin

cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
29 Sep 2013 9:35AM
starlings are not great sharers WinkGrinGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
29 Sep 2013 9:35AM
Nice alliterative title to accompany this fine shot of these argumentative avian antagonists, Nathan: the fast moving action completely frozen into fine detail.
Caziwinkles 7 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 9:38AM
"I was here first!". Super shot Nathan. Smile

29 Sep 2013 9:49AM
Special Nathan .....hope things are better today

EileenH 7 1 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 9:51AM
Beautiful captureSmile

JackAllTog Plus
11 6.1k 58 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 9:55AM
Super shot Sir.
29 Sep 2013 9:58AM
Totally wonderful! I love the way you have caught them perfectly. I can almost hear the noise they make!!
Bzox 7 2 Bosnia And Herzegovina
29 Sep 2013 10:01AM
Excellent image!

Jenny-D 10 1 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 10:23AM
Fantastic capture Nathan, love it!
Hope you have a good day.

Jenny Smile
morpheus1955 13 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 10:24AM
Outstanding shot Nathan, perfectly captured.

Nikonuser1 Plus
8 164 16 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 10:30AM
Super Nathan, have the same, as soon as the fat balls are put up, the Starling gang descend and mayhem erupts!!!Smile

29 Sep 2013 10:53AM
Wonderful alliteration, Nathan!
And a wonderful image, too!
widtink 8 406 2 Scotland
29 Sep 2013 11:06AM
Fantastic shot Nathan sharp Smile

rhys47 11 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 11:08AM
A real nice shot, you have really captured the nature of the birdsSmile I have a lot of Starlings and sparrows on so on in my garden. In fact they cost me a fortune to feed them, but the pleasure they give watching every day is worth it. Hope all is well.
Regard Rhys Grin
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 11:13AM
They are squawking at your tortured alliteration Nathan! Superb capture.
29 Sep 2013 11:49AM
Wow , excellent timing and superb detail . What a cracker
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
29 Sep 2013 11:52AM
What a brilliant shot, Nathan! And a great Silly Sunday image, too! Grin As for that title, I find it hard to say even without having a beer or two beforehand! Just has to be the shot of the day, and I've no hesitation in giving this my UA Wink
Trev Smile
Hermanus 8 4 South Africa
29 Sep 2013 12:00PM
The romance is obviously gone from this relationship Smile A super and well times capture Nathan !
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 12:03PM
Seriously sensational!
lonely_oryx 12 61 55 England
29 Sep 2013 12:12PM
Excellent timing
franken Plus
17 5.1k 4 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 12:37PM
Wonderful timing Nathan - love it!! Smile

wnbeat 14 56 Scotland
29 Sep 2013 1:07PM
Fighting fit ? Great capture
myrab 14 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 1:12PM
A super, super shot Nathan, with a great title to go with it.

Daisymaye Plus
11 23 18 Canada
29 Sep 2013 1:12PM
Excellent shot. They sure have attitude......Sandy
S_Psharma 8 1 India
29 Sep 2013 1:13PM
Superb image nicely captured and presented.
29 Sep 2013 1:48PM
Amazing capture, Nathan !
jaktis 16 84 Sweden
29 Sep 2013 1:59PM
Superb action

29 Sep 2013 2:10PM
Well captured. Brilliant DoF. Great image.
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
29 Sep 2013 2:57PM
This is wonderful, Nathan, I don't think any bird can open its mouth as wide as a starling GrinGrinGrin Carol
achieverswales 10 8 101 Wales
29 Sep 2013 3:17PM
Nathan my friend this is an amazing capture and would have taken my UA today but! it seems you have used noise removal software and it has had an effect on the birds softening the feather details, what I do in this situation is to take out the noise, and then using a mask, paint black back over the birds to bring back the detail, just on the birds as noise does not show up so much on the feathers, I do think this has spoilt an awesome capture and I would have loved to capture it, I hope you take this as me trying to help and not a criticism, it still has my vote though.


TyChee 15 275 1 United States
29 Sep 2013 3:38PM
Awesome capture!
29 Sep 2013 3:39PM
7 X S- uper fine image , Nathan !!!! ---- I hope that you feel better today ! --- Take care!- The very best regards from Finland! ---- Jukka.
29 Sep 2013 4:17PM
Great title Nathan, very good timing too. And if they need more Food, just send them around to my neighbors Garden, there's enough hanging there to feed an entire Bird population Smile

John Smile
Alda 7 70 30 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 5:44PM
Doing what they do best TongueWinkGrin
29 Sep 2013 5:51PM
a bit of a barney going on here and a brilliant image.

fentiger 19 920 24 England
29 Sep 2013 6:13PM
Timed to perfection.

A startling starling capture.. Beautifully sharp..
capto Plus
8 6.3k 20 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 6:17PM
Great action and some lovely detail.Smile

ChiliMan 13 135 17 Singapore
29 Sep 2013 6:36PM
Holy COW. Possibly the best bird action shot I've ever seen.

BRAVO, Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin

Maiwand 13 3 73 England
29 Sep 2013 6:58PM
Great action shot and perfect timing Nathan.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
First class capture ..well timed and spotted.. Nathan

29 Sep 2013 7:22PM
Nathan, What a cracker mate and so well timed SmileSmile

Brian J.
ali63 8 790 1 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 8:00PM
Typical Starlings,

Ali Smile
netta1234 8 382 2 Wales
29 Sep 2013 8:10PM
Brilliant NathenSmile
29 Sep 2013 9:05PM
They do like to quarrel. Great shot Nathan. Cathy
11 10 10 England
29 Sep 2013 10:52PM
jackyp 9 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2013 9:57AM
Absolutely stunning capture Nathen, superb detail Smile
30 Sep 2013 1:23PM
Starlings playing at Eagles.
Great action Nathan, wonderful.

Mavis 18 143 2 England
30 Sep 2013 3:27PM
WOW ! What a capture . Even a light in their eyes too , which is quite difficult with starlings . I think it is the best bird action shot I have ever seen captured . Marvellous
carper123 Plus
8 1.3k 8 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2013 3:33PM
A seriously fantastic image as well, Nathan, wonderful one of your best, a magical moment captured in time, brilliant my friend and congratulations on all of those highly deserved awards. The image would grace any wildlife magazine.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
viscostatic 14 47 8 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2013 3:41PM
These birds are such characters. So well photographed here.

nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
30 Sep 2013 3:59PM
Well wort all those awards, Nathan. A smashing shot, indeed.
Mozzytheboy 9 710 4 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2013 8:13PM
What an image Nathan!

30 Sep 2013 10:24PM
Love it!
Source 10
30 Sep 2013 11:54PM
Wow!Amazing!Fantastic capture
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 2:20AM
"Cute" with capital C! Grin - My compliments...
The action was caught to perfection on this one Nathan!
Wow! A fantastic capture, perfectly timed!

Charlie x
termite53 7 8 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2013 10:33AM
Nathan, I have to add an an award for this ( get a bigger trophy cabinet...Arsenal have one for sale....)
Simply Stupendously Seriously Stunning Smashing Shot......

Phantom7 14 29 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2013 9:10PM
Set Kizmet on them hahaha
Ridgeway 13 222 2 Ireland
3 Oct 2013 8:11PM
Very nice shot full of action I can almost hear them from here,lol.
Theres fine detail in that there bird shot young man.

Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
12 Oct 2013 9:15PM
A fantastic action shot Nathan, well done on getting the starlings so sharp
Potra 7 Venezuela
13 Oct 2013 9:13PM
Spectacular shot Nathan.

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