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Reed Warbler

By dewie    
As I was walking around at the London Wetland Centre, I heard the unmistakable song of a reed warbler. As I rounded the corner, it gotlouder and louder and I knew it was nearby. After a bit of scanning, I spotted it singing low down, just above the reeds, in this tree. I slowly crept up and put my tripod down in the grass, and it stayed there, allowing me to get a number of shots.

Hope you like it

By the way, thanks for the comments and votes on the previous shots, and especially the two junior awards. Grin

Oscar Wink

Tags: Singing Reed warbler Reeds Song Warbler Wildlife and nature Obscured

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Good capture, these are not easy to get decent shots of. Well done!

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pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 5:37PM
well done a great picture
Martyna 7 8 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 5:55PM
well spotted bird Smile it probably wasn't easy to take a photo of it, great details though Smile
ringyneck 11 315 18 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 5:55PM
Lucky that mouth.

jonah794 8 1.7k 11 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 6:20PM
WOW!! I love the detail and that mouth is beautifully sharp Grin
KarenFB Plus
11 4.9k 171 England
18 Jun 2010 7:50PM
You've managed to focus through the undergrowth brilliantly - it's wonderful to see them singing. Such a shame the 'green' got in your way! Smile
dewie 8 9 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 7:58PM
Yeah I know but the wind was strong so the reeds kept blowing across in front.

lianna 8 13 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2010 9:16PM
what a superb capture, well spotted, well timed and well captured... excellent work x x
dewie 8 9 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2010 9:11AM
Thanks guys Grin


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