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Waxwings

By moiral
Oh dear, just can't stay in when weather is fine. Went down to the Basin just outside Montrose. This is a nature reserve for a large variety of birds. Actually was going looking for waxwings as thought there may be some there. Just driving along and spotted a whole flock of them in trees at the side of the road. Could barely park the car for excitement! Anyway they were up in the trees so all shots are looking upwards.
Have only cropped, sharpened and changed the white balance setting. The sky really was that colour. Have also now discovered how to change the background colour of the montage. Always learning Wink Thanks for C&Cs on last upload.

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Waxwings Montrose basin

Voters: WilliamRoar, Paul_R, CarolG and 27 more

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Comments


CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
15 Nov 2010 8:23AM
Very well captured, Moira, great against that beautiful blue sky. Carol

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Ray42 8 3 England
15 Nov 2010 8:34AM
Two great shots against that lovely blue sky
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
15 Nov 2010 8:39AM
Very nice.

Ken
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2010 8:49AM
Beautiful, and so nicely presented.
Carol
15 Nov 2010 8:54AM
nicely set out
lovely shots
tashi 6 2
15 Nov 2010 8:56AM
Two lovely images and very beautifully presented. Congrats.
Rani
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
15 Nov 2010 10:21AM
Two great shots.
15 Nov 2010 10:28AM
Excellent capture
15 Nov 2010 10:43AM
Both lovely images with blue.
15 Nov 2010 10:54AM
What a great capture
mike
Canadiann 6 2 Canada
15 Nov 2010 12:01PM
Hi Moira, these are beautiful birds and very well captured Love that blue sky and your presentation is so interesting and different. Well done Moira.
Ann xxx
15 Nov 2010 5:49PM
One of these, on its own, would make a great shot
15 Nov 2010 7:19PM
A brill shot and love the presentation.
jj
15 Nov 2010 10:16PM
Excellent images Moira, beautiful birds and presentation.
Tony
16 Nov 2010 4:27AM
Wonderful images Moira! Nicely presented.
16 Nov 2010 10:46AM
Most appealing and eye catching
Frase 8 Scotland
16 Nov 2010 7:49PM
Superb work , well done.
Don
Pegon 11 78 1 England
16 Nov 2010 10:13PM
An excellent capture and presentation Moira.
Pete.
fantastic image moira,well presented.ray
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
18 Nov 2010 5:00AM
We used to get flocks of these Cedar Waxwings around here, then they vanished and have never returned, looks like you got them Smile
Rgds., JIm
PS. Once again I like the collage Moira!
jayatu 5 India
28 Nov 2010 3:25AM
lovely image

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