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Stay still, it won't hurt

By Fred263
Thanks for your clicks, comments & votes to my previous image & your continued support. I would especially like to thank Walt(Waltknox) for his valued UA.

I hope you may like my images today of the intimate behaviour between Red deer & Jackdaws in Bushy Park, S.London. They were taken in July last year. I thought they may be worth sharing. The Red deer hind & Jackdaw revealed great interaction as the Jackdaw removed parasites from the deer's nose, face & ears. One of the Versions also show that there were two Jackdaws on its face. This amusing symbiotic behaviour must also provide relief to the deer from parasites it cannot remove itself.

I will catch up with voting later today as I have had my home in some upheaval due to self imposed decluttering. Thanks for looking & have a great day.Smile

Tags: Bushy park Jackdaw Symbiosis Wildlife and nature Animal behaviour Red deer hind

Voters: AlfieK, AH5310, Silverzone and 52 more

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1 Feb 2020 2:31PM
Lovely set Fred!


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kojack 8 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2020 3:00PM
Excellent set of shots Fred.

Jeff. Smile
1 Feb 2020 3:02PM
A wonderful set that is definitely worth sharing, Fred.
Thank you.

Richard Smile
Lovely shot Fred and BG
franken Plus
17 5.0k 4 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2020 3:08PM
A wonderful set, Fred.
1 Feb 2020 3:22PM
Lovely images. Well captured.
Niknut Plus
10 2.5k 82 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2020 4:22PM
GrinGrinGrinGrin !!....great shots !.Grin
1 Feb 2020 4:30PM
Excellent captures Fred,
Irishkate Plus
9 41 118 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2020 5:22PM
I prefer the versions as the lead makes it look like the jackdaw is near the eye.
I love the idea of symbiosis.

These are excellent captures. Not seen this behaviour and its great to see through your Lens. Debs
mistere Plus
6 6 3 England
1 Feb 2020 6:08PM
Excellent capture Fred. Like the title as well. SmileSmile

Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2020 7:23PM
Timed and captured to perfection Fred.
1 Feb 2020 7:28PM
Wonderful set of images showing nature at work.
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2020 7:52PM
A terrific set and brilliant title Fred
1 Feb 2020 9:48PM
Lovely intimacy between two species.
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2020 10:36PM
precision there I think!!
great timed images Fred
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2020 1:03AM
Three amazing shots, outstanding photography Fred,
Isabel GrinGrin
2 Feb 2020 4:33AM
Incredible capture well done Fred.
2 Feb 2020 7:57AM
Fabulous images Fred , excellent timing
Very well captured Fred, beneficial for both parties hopefully!
laura1 15
2 Feb 2020 3:41PM
This is so cute!
Itís amazing how they help each other

2 Feb 2020 5:56PM
Wonderful shot, Fred, friendship in the world of Nature! 🏆
Sorry, no UAs left today, please have a cyber-one.

Dave 🕊
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
3 Feb 2020 6:18AM
super timing - wonderful
capto Plus
7 6.1k 15 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2020 10:14PM
Wonderful scenes of nature in action.Smile
6 Feb 2020 6:55AM
Those are some cheeky Jackdaws ....and the deer is obviously used to them..
Amazing to see creatures with symbiotic relationships like this ,
Wonderfully timed and executed shots Fred. Am most enjoying your Bushy park shots

Cheers Walt

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