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By arhb      
Another parakeet - not sure if it's the same one as the last one I uploaded, as there are several residing quite close to where I live. . . there goes the neighbourhood ! : )
I've done similar things with the bg, as with the last one, and tried to work with the light during capture.
Something interesting I did observe whilst the parakeet was trying to use the seed-feeder and the caged nut-feeder, and that was the way in which the bird uses it's beak to move around the local proximity - quite unusual for your average (wannabe)garden bird.
It was also fairly settled andd relaxed, moving around the 'feeder' tree, whilst I shot away from a chair-hide, 5m away.

Tags: Digitally manipulated Wildlife and nature

Voters: shorty8, DannoM, Richsr and 57 more

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DannoM 9 58 England
17 Aug 2009 11:55AM
stunning shot, brillant

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Richsr 10 91 223 England
17 Aug 2009 11:57AM
Like the tones and details in this - good work.
Regards Richard.
Great shot. Like what you have done with your background.
17 Aug 2009 12:06PM
Fabulous work.. love it!

17 Aug 2009 12:07PM
Very good.
Stace 9 2 2 England
17 Aug 2009 12:21PM

17 Aug 2009 12:29PM
Excellent shot/colours

17 Aug 2009 12:31PM
Superb image, the colours are 1st class
PaulinAus 8 15 Australia
17 Aug 2009 12:48PM
Very Sharp,
Good colours to boot.
17 Aug 2009 12:58PM
CONGRATS TTM,you deserve it
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
17 Aug 2009 1:07PM
Superb capture and composition. Wonderful lighting, tones and pin sharp plumage and eye detail. Congrats on your HC - very well deserved
RTDS 9 Cyprus
17 Aug 2009 1:08PM
Excellent capture.
Awsome details.
17 Aug 2009 2:05PM
Wow....Superb image...loved the lighting and composition...
arhb Plus
10 3.3k 68 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2009 2:30PM
Thanks all, for the kind comments, and thanks to the epz team for the HC.
17 Aug 2009 2:35PM
Great pic
redshank 8 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2009 3:41PM
Wonderful shot, great pose and BG.
17 Aug 2009 4:22PM
Superbly captured and composed/positioned within the frame.
shandoor 8 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2009 7:38PM
Beautiful beautiful superb colours and detail congrats on the HC well deserved
8 10 10 England
17 Aug 2009 7:46PM
Looks a very elegant character - a beautiful shot.
gerrymac 10 10 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2009 8:18PM
Excellent...superb comp and lighting
Stunning capture. Beautiful colour and composition.
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
17 Aug 2009 11:03PM
Exxcellent shot. Congrats on your awards.
Gezina 11 3 6 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2009 8:02PM
Cracking shot and well worth the H/C well done - justly deserved - Ina
dweezil 9 1 England
18 Aug 2009 9:33PM
Cracking shot well worth the HC
18 Dec 2009 3:00AM
beautiful.. im so jeallous....samantha

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