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Chaffinch

By acbeat
This chaffinch flew into our window. He laid on the extension roof on its back. His legs were kicking slightly. I picked him up and held him in both my hands to keep him warm. The temperature was very cold with snow on the ground. He seemed to be concussed. His feet and claws couldn't grip. We put him into a shoe box with bedding and after 45 minuets he started to perk up and he found strength in his legs. I took him outside and he managed to stand on the wood logs. All turned out well as he flew off to meet his mates.

Tags: Photo journalism Wildlife and nature

Voters: BarbaraR, buxton, Leilani and 11 more


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BarbaraR Plus
10 16 1 England
5 Feb 2012 3:25PM
Well done you, and nice detailed capture of the
Chaffy. Glad he recovered with your aid.
( I had several birds do just that and now I have
put up little stained glass catch-light hangers so
they can see it's not a fly-through option ! )

B.

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rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2012 10:35PM
Terrific detail and colour. Nice story too, I love happy endingsWink
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
8 Feb 2012 3:36PM
Very good detail but a little too much saturation in the colours for me, still a very pleasing image Wink
Geoff.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
15 Feb 2012 7:56PM

Quote:Very good detail but a little too much saturation in the colours for me, still a very pleasing image Wink
Geoff.


I recckon I agree with this comment.
Ron
stuart1963 4 272 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2012 8:11AM
good image, did he tweet you to say thanksGrin
philhomer 6 66 32 England
10 Jun 2012 4:00PM
i would normally comment on background but i can imagine that the emotive side took over here so i shall stick to the positives and sat 'well done regards detail'

regards the story, same happened to me once but with a goat

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