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Little brown Joe's serenade.

By annettep38  
Specially for Simon: Nş1 brown birdie. picture nş is the whole image.
I have no idea what he is called, he is the size of a large hummingbird or a goldcrest, very good singer and lives generally in the Guanacaste grasslands.

Not easy to get a picture btw.
Oh had to say this.. many thanks for all your funny comments on the bronze lady Smile

Tags: Small Bird Costa rica Brown Wildlife and nature Guanacaste Sbj

Voters: CarolG, ColleenA, Len1950 and 35 more

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
5 May 2014 6:01PM
What a tiny little chappie, Annette, super capture. Carol

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ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
5 May 2014 6:04PM
A little cutie in full song...a delightful set
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
5 May 2014 6:17PM
Looks like he is walking a tightropeWink

Adrian
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
5 May 2014 6:51PM
wonderful light and detail annette v2 for me today a belter nice one Wink
andy
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
5 May 2014 7:38PM
Bet the song he was singing sounded good and he looks quite a handsome little fella.
Joan.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
5 May 2014 8:23PM
Great timing to catch this beauty in full song.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
5 May 2014 8:50PM
Lovely image Annette - looks a strange size for a pano !!
netta1234 Plus
4 369 2 Wales
5 May 2014 8:54PM
A lovely little bird Annette.
Great setSmile
NettaSmile
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
5 May 2014 11:37PM
Droll humour and great panoramic image of Little Joe Brown!!!
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mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
5 May 2014 11:38PM
He will just have to watch where he sits down Annette !!
Good shots.
Mick.
6 May 2014 8:35AM
Aaah, yes, most definitely falls into the LBJ category of birdlife, Annette Grin
I imagine its song decries its size. LBJ's generally being the noisiest of birds.
Not having any bird books on Costa Rican birds, I apologise for not being able to assist with an ID.
Suffice to say, LBJ about sums it up - although your pano works very well for anyone who knows these birds.

Simon
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
6 May 2014 10:31AM
It's a serenade in disguise. He's sitting on a prison wall singing in code; relaying the movement of the guards so his buddy can bust out.

Superb timing getting this, Annette.

Let's hope Joe's buddy gets his timing right. He shouldn't be in there. He was set up by the Mynah family. That's the way it is when you run in seedy circles. You end up a jailbird sooner or later.

Andrew
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
6 May 2014 11:15AM
You have done well with this one Annette. Two lovely images of this tiny beast.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
6 May 2014 12:35PM
Delightful colouring - well captured Annette SmileSmile
Helen
two lovely shots. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
8 May 2014 6:08AM
Great processing. I like the pano layout.
-=\Walter
Mike_Young 10 12 9 United Kingdom
8 May 2014 7:29PM
Its a Yellow faced grassquit - Tiaris olivaceus . V1 is the one for me, great format and lovely capture of this small bird

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