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Sits in the Old Gum Tree........

By debster  
You have to be of a certain age to remember the song about the Kookaburra sitting in an old gum tree....... Smile

So.....definitely a first for me.........wildlife of any kind I mean, not sitting in a gum tree!! How come nobody warned me how hard it was? My hat is off to all you wildlife/nature togs........being by a beach is a breeze in comparison!!

I've kept only a handful of shots from my visit - in comparison to many on here I hang my head but as a first attempt I'm quite pleased............I can see it becoming rather addictive!!

Thanks for looking,

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: rocky41, maryg, ringyneck and 24 more

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maryg 13 66 18 Scotland
25 May 2009 10:12PM
Must be old , I know the song. A superbly detailed image
Grifoto 13 United Kingdom
25 May 2009 10:15PM
Fabulous capture, great detail, nice work Debbie.

25 May 2009 10:21PM
Nice capture good detail
25 May 2009 10:26PM
great capture and focus, and thanks now singing it in my head repeatedly!!!!!
jimmypaton 13 19 Scotland
25 May 2009 10:28PM
brill capture not so sure about the song
25 May 2009 10:34PM
PeelNStick 17 4 United States
25 May 2009 10:46PM
This is a great image. I like the pose of the bird.
motorsportpictures 13 289 23 United Kingdom
25 May 2009 11:44PM
WOW, what an amazing close-up.
So crisp and sharp.
debster 18 693 3 England
26 May 2009 9:56AM
Thanks everyone Smile

The amazing thing was the way this bird was sat on a fence less than 2m away from me and never flinched whilst I messed around with the camera. He made for an excellent model!

markharrop 18 191 England
26 May 2009 10:11AM
Great shot Debbie. In the wild they come up to you too, especially if you have food. We had a BBQ in Oz 2 years ago, and they certainly made themselves aware that they wanted some of the food.
SoulOfNature 13 23 United Kingdom
26 May 2009 10:21AM
A brilliant close-up,great detail.

Jean x
Stace 14 2 2 England
26 May 2009 2:06PM
Great capture

IanFlindt 17 740 21 United Kingdom
26 May 2009 8:48PM
You've captured some beautiful detail here, Debbie - the large version's well worth a visit.
martinjp 13 2 3 England
28 May 2009 1:01PM
That takes me back, obviously I'm of "That age"!!! lol.
fatherpie 14 18 12 England
16 Jun 2009 7:57AM

Quote:You have to be of a certain age to remember the song about the Kookaburra sitting in an old gum tree.......

... and of a completely different age to remember times before the song Wink

Dave Smile

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