Somewhere Over The Rainbow

By NaturesHaven    
Male Blackbird showing off his new plumage after the moult................GrinGrinGrin

The background is made up of Sedums, Heucheras and a Cordon Apple Tree.

Thank you to all who voted and commented on the Grey Squirrel...........I'm really pleased with the response............much appreciated.

Tags: Blackbird Bird Avian Wildlife and nature NaturesHaven

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Comments


Canonshots 5 129 13 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2012 6:22PM
Lovely shot. I love the wonderful detail, the nice out-of-focus background and the y-shaped composition.

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19 Oct 2012 6:23PM
A lovely sharp shot of a lovely bird.
19 Oct 2012 6:26PM
He looks a feisty little character! Lovely detail in the black feathers. Extremely well captured.

Lavina
Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
19 Oct 2012 6:31PM
A really good capture of this super garden bird.
Colin
19 Oct 2012 6:38PM
he is looking at you with great suspicion ...
A wonderful image
Lovely background and the placement is spot on. as always very good detail.

John
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
19 Oct 2012 7:03PM
With the all black plumage this is never an easy bird to expose for. You have done well here with is capture showing lots of lovely plumage detail.
Ron
19 Oct 2012 7:07PM
Got the exact black, superb.
19 Oct 2012 7:17PM
Great shot love the detail.
Kojack.
carper123 Plus
4 920 8 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2012 7:17PM
Wonderful image, luv the composition, superb background and colours, and that all important catchlight in the eye that brings everything together, a cracker.
Nice one.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
19 Oct 2012 7:25PM
With plumage like that I can see him pulling the birds no problem!

Dave
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
19 Oct 2012 7:30PM
Excellent shot with superb detail in the black plumage.
Ronnie.
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2012 7:35PM
Beautiful shot !!!....reminds me of John Travolta strutting his stuff in 'Staying Alive' ??,Grin
19 Oct 2012 7:53PM
Very neat composition.
19 Oct 2012 8:01PM
A beauty, stands out well against the bg almost 3d
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2012 8:03PM
Sheer excellence, the depth of field gives a 3D effect to to the bird.

Ray
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
19 Oct 2012 8:29PM
a beauty.
Ant.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
19 Oct 2012 8:59PM
a handsome giving you a bright eye blackbird... and an order for crab apples!
another fine shot Smile
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2012 10:00PM
Fantastic image
Jim
19 Oct 2012 11:28PM
I would call this Black Magic!!!Don
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2012 8:42AM
Grin Nathan
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2012 8:50AM
Stunning... an overused word on here but appropriate in this case. I gave this the GEA for the stunning detail Julia, pin sharp and perfectly composed.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
20 Oct 2012 10:35AM
Cracking pose against a superb bg.
PhillipMinnis 6 94 4 Australia
20 Oct 2012 1:00PM
Another wonderful bird image, Julia! Superb detail and spot on DOF. As usual, top notch!!!


Cheers

Phil
mex Plus
8 27 3 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2012 2:10PM
Superb, Wink
cheers phil.
Tibetan 4 3 England
20 Oct 2012 4:39PM

Quote:Another wonderful bird image, Julia! Superb detail and spot on DOF. As usual, top notch!!!


Cheers

Phil

regards Leon.
20 Oct 2012 5:10PM
A great pose and perfect exposure.A
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
20 Oct 2012 6:52PM
Excellent details and colours Julia
Regards Richard
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 12:32PM
Fine detail against that colourful background Julia.
Ann
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
29 Oct 2012 5:51PM
A real belter, this is as good a shot of a handsome **** blackbird as you are likely to see on here

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