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Twa Buddies.

By Tooma
Two wee cuddly Sparrows sharing a perch at the top of a tree in the garden. Shot recently during a brighter couple of hours; good to have some stronger light and get the shutter speed up for some sharper images.

These two may be siblings as there are a dozen or so Sparrows which are always about somewhere near-bye, and I like to think they are best buds too.
I spotted, and got an almost good shot, of a Dunnock a few weeks ago.

Not so long ago I thought a Dunnock was another name for a type of Sparrow, but I have since learned they are quite separate, have different markings, and very different social behaviour. I have not spotted another one since. Still trying to get some good shots of the lovely Grey Wagtail as well, which is still dropping in only occasionally - but at least I'm still seeing him about. Smile

Tags: Winter Garden January Sparrows Wildlife and nature

Voters: Janetdinah, mogobiker, bliba and 27 more

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7 Feb 2019 9:07AM
Terrific capture of this delightful pair in the sunshine Tom , delightful pose on the left one!
Ian

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7 Feb 2019 10:20AM
Very cheering Tom; it's tipping it down here in our bit of Blighty! Oh well, back to the shed I suppose SmileSmileSmile
A lovely image and a great title. SmileSmileSmile
mac Plus
18 6 Scotland
7 Feb 2019 3:35PM
Reminds me of “A Wee **** Sparrah” by Duncan MacRae.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HivJ4EosWS8
If you watch this, you may need a Scottish Translator!!!
Ian
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3 2.0k 2 Scotland
7 Feb 2019 4:35PM
Every time I look at a shot of a Sparra, that mad poem comes to mind Ian. Yes, I did watch - just to remind myself how things turned out for that wee Sparra. Smile
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
7 Feb 2019 5:29PM
It is about that blue sky yo are showing! No fair!
richmowil Plus
11 397 2 England
7 Feb 2019 7:25PM
A good and different image of two male buddies!! Very nice!
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2019 8:34PM
A delightful shot
Ju
Tooma Plus
3 2.0k 2 Scotland
8 Feb 2019 11:31PM

Quote:It is about that blue sky yo are showing! No fair!

It was actually cloudless too, Jenn; just to rub it in, lol. I added the clouds. Smile
11 Feb 2019 11:39PM
“Blue skies smilin at me , Nothin but blue skies do I see “

From good old Willie Nelson
Hope those skies hung around awhile Tom, made me the smile
Cheers Walt
Tooma Plus
3 2.0k 2 Scotland
12 Feb 2019 12:44AM
For Walt, in particular. I need to get those sweet chords. Enjoy. Smile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsG_IE6scJc




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