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By BarbaraR
Hi all,
I'd like you to meet 'Harry' my local neighbourhood cockerel. He lives a few doors away, but calls on me about three times a day for an extra feed of seed. Little devil pecks my shins if I'm not as quick as he'd like !
I'm told he's a 'Silky' variety, and he knows he's rather handsome.
Took me almost 20 mins sat on my lawn trying to tempt him to keep still for his close-up. Hope you like the shot folks.
Huge thanks for all the nice C&C's on my African Violet upload / snowy canal ones.
Barbara x

Tags: Pets Close-up and macro Chicken Cockerel Silky Pets and captive animals

Voters: pluckyfilly, luxaeternam, peterhookwilde and 58 more

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pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2008 10:23AM
Awwwww what a beauty and great detail to - you have retained the colour well I like this a lot
luxaeternam 13 21 1
30 Apr 2008 10:34AM
Funny little beasts aren't they! There are also black ones, but they're not quite as attractive.
Smile Lucy
30 Apr 2008 10:35AM
yup a polish silky,colours are spot on
30 Apr 2008 10:40AM
Handsome looking chap!!
30 Apr 2008 11:35AM
Great shot Barbara, well done.

Barbaraj 14 450 England
30 Apr 2008 11:51AM
Hes handsome and knows it..
GalleryGirl 13 4 2 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2008 1:34PM
He's gorgeous! What a fab capture - love his fluffy crest.
Marilyn x
phototime 14 8 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2008 1:35PM
Excellent close up,well taken.

bayleaf 13 8 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2008 1:41PM
What a lovely capture.

OAKEY 13 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2008 3:28PM
Nice close up well done . looks like a silky to me too. Shaun
30 Apr 2008 3:47PM
Lovely close up Barbara, so sharp with good detail and textures.

brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2008 5:44PM
Wow, he is a handsome laddie!
BarbaraR 14 998 1 England
30 Apr 2008 5:51PM
Than you all for the C&C's, all much appreciated by me .. and Harry I'm sure Wink

Barbara x
trissie 14 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2008 6:31PM
A great close up Barbara, superb detail.

30 Apr 2008 7:21PM
Great shot good detail well done.
derekv 13 3 England
30 Apr 2008 10:35PM
Great shot, Barbara, like the way you have retained the detail in the white feathers.
goso 14 2 1 Australia
1 May 2008 7:42AM
Nice looking chook Barbara - good image too......Bill
nickyv32 Plus
13 135 England
1 May 2008 10:55AM
Great shot, what a handsome bird.

1 May 2008 11:17AM
If he pecks you again. Show him a cooking pot lol

Lovely shot.

Moj_o 13 10 United Kingdom
1 May 2008 12:16PM
Lovely!! Barbara Smile

proz 16 205 United States
1 May 2008 5:27PM
boy that title sure does fit this little bugger Smile
Darn animals are smart aren't they?
churchill123 16 233 United Kingdom
1 May 2008 7:35PM
Harry looks gorgeous in this imageSmile
Herge88 Plus
14 40 6 England
1 May 2008 9:35PM
Great detail.

Best Matt
norton 17 2 6 Jersey
1 May 2008 9:38PM
Great shot,the details superb,well captured..........

BarbaraR 14 998 1 England
2 May 2008 8:41AM
Woken to find Harry has made it to a 'RC' award.
That's really lovely, thanks so much everyone,
he will be chuffed when I tell him later ! lol
Cheers all, much appreciated.
Barbara x Smile
User_Removed 13 78 1 United Kingdom
2 May 2008 11:13AM
A real show off bird ty

taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
2 May 2008 2:01PM
Aye-- he looks like a meany, well done, Jennnn
2 May 2008 2:58PM
great shot of this chap, Harry: good name for him. lol, made me smile. helen x
ChristineL 16 39 United Kingdom
2 May 2008 4:38PM
he's lovely, I get the neighbouring farm children's pet bantems, dogs, cats and even a turkey that talks to me through window. Life's never dull Smile
FeatherFriend 13 38 217 England
2 May 2008 5:23PM
Lovely shot, what about a pair of football shin pads, that might help.
AlistairJ 15 6 England
2 May 2008 9:11PM
Great shot but I think the poor bird should see a plastic surgeon. Wink

Big_Beavis 16 5 2 England
2 May 2008 11:16PM
Nice detail. David
Bob_V 13 1 2 United States
3 May 2008 2:11AM
What a superb shot, well done.
3 May 2008 3:58PM
What an amazing looking bird, nice profile.
BarbaraR 14 998 1 England
3 May 2008 4:43PM
Harry makes it to 40 !
That's lovely, thanks everyone for all the
clicks and nice comments .. well most of them
are nice .. we can't eat our neighbours pet !!
LoL Wink

Barbara x Smile
microchip 13 1 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 6:20PM
What a handsome Fella, you have captured the detail well ,A cracking shot,
baxster 13 England
3 May 2008 8:55PM
great close up shot barbara,well taken.
BERTRAM 13 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 8:59PM
nice and sharp nice shot dave
VNelson 16 3 United States
3 May 2008 9:00PM
Shin pecking? Maybe it's misplaced gratitude. Great shot.
vagabond 15 39 1 Wales
3 May 2008 10:04PM
Great shot. Harry seems to be a kind of 'elephant man' of the bird world and should definitely get that thing on his beak removed. Looks fowl!
panda 16 5 1 England
5 May 2008 12:57PM
Looks like a proud fellow, nice detail.

Regards Phil
S_Boulding 14 72 England
5 May 2008 6:50PM
Awww isnt he just gorgeous!!!

Might be getting one like him soon Smile

lovely shot, gorgeous bird,
peugeot406 14 7 1 England
6 May 2008 9:02AM
Super detial in this image
Leo 19 48 9 England
23 May 2008 10:18AM
Perfectly exposed, so easy to lose detail and bleach out on the whites, great subject isn't he? LOL

gerrymac 13 10 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2008 6:03PM
Something one does'nt see every day.....lovely image...lovely bird...

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