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Wheatear

By fishiee
Not had much chance to get out with the camera lately due to lack of free time.

Here's a shot from a few weeks back of a Wheatear on the south coast getting ready for the migration south. I'd never seen these before, not being that much of a birder, and was surprised how approachable they were. After a bit of time and patience I could get within about 6-7m of them on the sea wall.

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: M_squared, annettep38, Norfolkboy and 25 more


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Comments


21 Nov 2011 10:59PM
Beautifully composed image of a charming little bird.

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Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
21 Nov 2011 11:10PM
Super capture.
Colin
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
22 Nov 2011 12:14AM
Fabulous shot....they ain't that friendly when they is up this way...stunning close up
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
22 Nov 2011 1:40AM

Quote:I'd never seen these before, not being that much of a birder


You'd never know it judging the quality of this image mate......Top marks as always and very surprised it wasn't a butterfly!

AdeSmile
22 Nov 2011 2:28AM
Beautiful little bird and so well captured...........Sandy
colin beeley Plus
13 1.1k 10 England
22 Nov 2011 6:14AM
great shot love the dof your have given Wink
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
22 Nov 2011 6:40AM
A beautiful image, John, perfectly captured. No more images from your holiday in Crete to show us? Carol
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
22 Nov 2011 12:50PM
A shot to be proud of John, fab detail and pose,
Geoff.
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2011 6:46PM
He/she stood up well for you John
Great to see

Adrian
mattberry 12 259 14 England
22 Nov 2011 7:07PM
Are you turning into a birder!? Smile

Must be butterfly withdrawl symptoms!
22 Nov 2011 8:02PM
Excellent shot!
Sam.
NexusImages 9 1.8k 4 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2011 9:42PM
beautiful isolation and great clarity.

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