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You wanted a pose?

By Lillian  
My young Nuthatch came back again yesterday with his brother/sister, and I had a few morsels
hidden away for them from a 'fat ball' on the advise of Keith ..thanks.. Is this the pose you wanted
or in V2 another look.... I pressed bits onto my 'Gum tree' and took these from the B/R ..again
unfortunately it was rather overcast and the ISO was up to 1000 so not happy with the noise , BUT got the photos! and Posed! used the tripod

Thank You all for your kind comments and votes yesterday,
It was a day we want to forget regards Ted and the hospital...not good.


Tags: Wild birds Home garden Nut hatch Wildlife and nature

Voters: annettep38, JackieB, achieverswales and 81 more

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annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
18 Aug 2011 2:23PM
can't see any noise..
What a smashing shot!!

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JackieB 7 18 3 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 2:24PM
These are great Lillian, esp. V1, the classic Nutty pose and great detail in the plumage. Not much evidence of noise on my screen, just two great images.

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
18 Aug 2011 2:27PM
Two crackers Lillian, same here no noise, V2 for me, the detail is excellent!


taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
18 Aug 2011 2:39PM
Excellent and a great bg!
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 2:57PM
Two super images Lillian. Wonderful detail and colours.. Its dreadful to hear what happened on Culver down last night :-(

barmymarny 8 1 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 3:00PM
Lovely capture Lillian and love the bokeh in the background.

Marilyn x
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 3:05PM
Two excellent captures.

gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 3:13PM
Wonderfully captured images Lillian very well done.
I hope all is well with you and Ted x
Glyn1 9 4 1 England
18 Aug 2011 3:18PM
Two great shots Lillian, billy bent neck at his best. superbly captured.

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
18 Aug 2011 3:21PM
Then here's a Nutty pose. Funny how they do that. Great shots Lillian...........Sandy
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
18 Aug 2011 3:25PM
Classic Nuthatch image, rather like the b/g to this one though........

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
18 Aug 2011 3:32PM
The nuthatches do seem to be the contortionists of the avian world, Lillian, achieving marvellous poses. Two very nicely captured shots, the detail in tue plumage excellent, and very natural colours.
(My regards to both Ted and yourself........R)
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
18 Aug 2011 3:35PM
Seem pretty darned good to me! What a great "hide" you have in that bedroom window!

Richsr 11 91 223 England
18 Aug 2011 3:45PM
Like the poses and good tones and details in the them too Lillian. Good work
Mike_Young Plus
11 12 9 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 3:53PM
Brilliant shots
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 3:53PM
2 Fantastic shots through your open window, you lucky lady. Cant see any noise Lillian.
18 Aug 2011 3:54PM
Got yourself a couple of belters here Lillian, top marks for these.

18 Aug 2011 4:01PM
Excellent captures!
18 Aug 2011 4:18PM
Hi Lillian love these ,regards gray.
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
18 Aug 2011 4:35PM
Spot on Lillian.
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
18 Aug 2011 4:36PM
Hope everything is OK,i spend 10 minutes each morning in a pose similar to these ,just to get my neck working but i am not hanging off a tree at the time.Good stuff ,as always.
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
18 Aug 2011 4:47PM
The perfect pose, two great shots Lillian. - gary
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 4:47PM
v2 for me today lillian fantastic detail brilliant colour and textures a stunning capture nice one Wink
9 10 10 England
18 Aug 2011 4:53PM
Both are super Lillian but V2 gets it by the tiniest margin.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
18 Aug 2011 4:54PM
Wow, Lillian, V.1 has to be one of your best bird images, it's superb Smile Carol
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 5:04PM
v1 is a cracking image Lillian! I love his pose and the bokeh is just super! v2 is also brilliant, but v1 clinches it for me.
I'm sorry things aren't well with you... even though I don't know you or Ted.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
18 Aug 2011 5:41PM
Two good uns Lillian.
And sorry to hear the news was not good !!
18 Aug 2011 5:48PM
A clasic Nut Hatch shot in V1 Lillian, and my choice of the two.

John Smile
BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
18 Aug 2011 5:54PM
Beautiful nuthatch shots.
Very well done Lillian.

MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 5:59PM
Clever you...super
stokesy 7 2 Scotland
18 Aug 2011 6:12PM
both superb so sharp, ronnie
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
18 Aug 2011 6:22PM
Ooo...I like the pose, light and detail in V2, Lillian. AWESOME. I first heard of the term 'fatball' from Cassiecat and that word tickles me senseless.

A Grin
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
18 Aug 2011 6:46PM
Great capture Lillian with a classic pose. Superb shot.
18 Aug 2011 7:05PM
Two nery nice shots Lillian love the pose on v2 .
18 Aug 2011 7:25PM
2 stunners
brownbear 9 2 England
18 Aug 2011 7:33PM
Got the photos! that's the good bit, regardless of any 'noise' (not obvious to me) these two are super shots and well worth the effort.
Great work, well done.
Hope today has been a good day.
KBan 13 502 4 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 7:58PM
2 beauts Lillian....Great stuff !

18 Aug 2011 8:49PM
Two wonderful images Lillian,excellent work Wink
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 8:59PM
Its amazing how they cling on but stay upright in that pose Lillian, you caught him well
bricurtis 12 2.2k 49 England
18 Aug 2011 9:10PM
Two classic Nuthatch poses Lillian - great bgs too.
18 Aug 2011 10:14PM
Lovely shots of this fine bird
Peagreen 7 1 1 England
18 Aug 2011 10:23PM
Two fantastic captures, Lillian. Great colour and detail. Very well doneSmile
Take care.................Pauline
lil48 8
18 Aug 2011 10:23PM
lovely shots, love the presentation too
Great portfolio
from one Lilian to another
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2011 10:50PM
V2 is such an unusual pose, that one's my favourite.
18 Aug 2011 11:34PM
Two supurb images Lillian,but do like V2.Well done..Lin
franfoto 10 2 32 England
19 Aug 2011 12:53AM
2 crackers Lillian.

19 Aug 2011 4:11AM
Two wonderful captures Lillian - they both deserve a vote, well done indeed

Ray42 10 3 England
19 Aug 2011 6:40AM
Two excellent shots Lillian - typical poses - my thoughts are with you and Ted
bayleaf1 8 7 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2011 9:11AM
Both shots worth uploading on their own Lillian.
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
19 Aug 2011 10:56AM
Both very good Lillian, lovely detail and pose,
maggieh 9 4 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2011 2:57PM
Amazing, such perfect poses you should be paying this model fees. Maybe he should be paying you for the superb quality of these images.
PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2011 10:15AM
Wish I had a flexible back to be able to do that!! Great poses. Excellent work Lillian. Paul
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
20 Aug 2011 1:27PM
Two real corkers Lilian, you should be very proud of these

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