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11 Nov 2013 7:36PM
Lovely shot Julia. Cathy

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Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 7:40PM
Great shot Julia.
11 Nov 2013 7:45PM
Fabulous details and colors in this nicely posed little bird, Julia !
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
11 Nov 2013 7:50PM
Nicely saturated with great colour, Julia.
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 7:58PM
Superb Goldie image,

Ali Smile
Stunning image, Julia.
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 8:14PM
Superb image Julia - cracking colours. Smile

mickr 12 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 8:20PM
GlynnisFrith 11 23 3 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 8:22PM
Super feather detail
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 8:28PM
Beautifully detailed composition. GrinGrin Peter.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 8:28PM

First a single visitor just stopped by

We wanted to have even more

A feeder we bought

To get them over

With special seed got from the store

Two days we waited to get our reward

Then came a lovely pair

The feeder we bought

Was just too small

So a bigger one we added to be fair

The pair soon became four

And then deep joy

We had six, no seven, no eight

Golly gosh and crikey

What a flock of birds oh boy!

A twitcher friend told us true

Eight this year is good

Next year eighteen!

Year after eighty!

I hope you can afford the food!

These colourful birds, so small and fine

Grace our garden every day

We care not

How many there are

We値l get the food some way

They swoop and dance in awesome moves

Acrobats in the air

The Goldfinch is

Without a doubt

A favourite of mine I swear

Can稚 wait to see in later Spring

Mum and Dad bringing the kid

They値l be very welcome

At our place

And we値l always be glad they did


pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2022 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 8:28PM
If I took a leaf out of the goldfinch's book, and perched where he has perched, I think the apple tree would collapseSad!

Wonderful quality image, Julia, and his colours are so striking.
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 8:35PM
What a beautiful bird.

Richsr 11 91 223 England
11 Nov 2013 8:39PM
Like the pose and good details and colours in the feathers Julia
Trev_B 11 151 68 England
11 Nov 2013 9:26PM
Very nice Julia. super detail and great colours.

11 Nov 2013 9:36PM
Lovely shot Julia.

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
11 Nov 2013 9:38PM
Excellent shot in every way, Julia.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
11 Nov 2013 10:24PM
well balanced Smile
great pose.. wonder what you are hiding in that tree Smile
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2013 10:28PM
Beautiful capture Smile

I am so envious of all the beautiful little birds you have in your garden Julia, I just have the big whoppers in mine , we grow 'em big down here Grin

Super image, as always, I love his wonderful colours..Grin

Lynette GrinGrin
12 Nov 2013 12:41AM
A brilliant capture, Julia. Beautiful colour and detail.

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
12 Nov 2013 5:35AM
A wonderful pose and capture, Julia. Carol
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
12 Nov 2013 9:22AM
Excellent shot of the Goldfinch Julia.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
12 Nov 2013 9:55AM
Lovely shot,always good to get a Goldie
DixClix 9 2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 10:09AM
An excellent shot of one of my favourite birds. Unfortunately, they seem so much more elusive nowadays!
12 Nov 2013 1:19PM
a great capture and such a beautiful bird

Gerryrys 6 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 2:49PM
Lovely detail and colours Julia.

12 Nov 2013 3:45PM
Fabulous details and colors
lovely bright colour great capture. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
12 Nov 2013 5:40PM
Gorgeous colours in this superb image Julia, a real pleasure to view.

John Smile
DonMc 9 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 8:11PM
Cheers me up to see a shot this good Julia!SmileSmileSmile
Regards Don
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 9:19PM
Great shot, great title, and great comments!
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
14 Nov 2013 10:00PM
A fabulous image of this handsome bird, such pin sharp detail and striking colours. I see that the Tomcat has started writing poems, too much time on his hands methinks!Wink
15 Nov 2013 8:36PM
Great sharp shot.

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