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Go find your own

By Lillian  
Stop following me and find your own breakfast!
Water Rails

This was a birthday trip from Mike.. early morning
set the scene... mattress in the water.. yes, you have to lay on there
but there's ice on top...SO? bad back as well, down the slope I go
OMG that was cold laying in the stream, but we got some great photos
but was again in his bad books... could only lay there for 40 minutes
and had to get out.. you guessed it!! disturbed the birds
was wet through and frozen

Another from the Scottish Boarder Hides

Lillian

Tags: Winter Sunrise Wild birds Water rail Wildlife and nature Scottish boarders Alan McFadyens hides iced water

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Comments


9 Feb 2021 10:04PM
Super shot Lillian..Lin
9 Feb 2021 10:04PM
Nice one Lillian,
Fred.
tonyng Plus
11 11 3 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2021 10:04PM
Worth it Lillian!
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
9 Feb 2021 10:05PM
Oi! As they often--what photographers do for a picture!

Amazing and very special results!
PhilT2 Plus
11 536 31 England
9 Feb 2021 10:11PM
I admire your dedication to get a great shot. Well done Lillian
9 Feb 2021 10:22PM
"I'm not following you. We just happen to be going in the same direction."
Mike_Young 14 27 12 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2021 10:22PM
Well worth the effort and discomfort Lillian, a lovely and unique image.
9 Feb 2021 10:39PM
Beautiful image. Well captured.
9 Feb 2021 10:53PM
Superb shot. David
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2021 11:25PM
Incredible, the things you do for you for your art, What can I say.

Peter xx
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
10 Feb 2021 2:01AM
Superbly timed Lillian , beautiful image , maybe you need a full diving suit SmileSmile
Ian
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 16 Wales
10 Feb 2021 3:03AM
Worth the cold and wet oh and the bad back Lilian. Top photography. Tom
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2021 5:52AM
Lovely shot.
SUE118 Plus
12 8 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2021 7:24AM
Well worth it, a super shot.
10 Feb 2021 7:51AM
Things we will do for the perfect shot
Super Lillian well done 😎
10 Feb 2021 8:03AM
Fantastic shot Lillian.SmileSmile
johnsd Plus
14 4 2 Scotland
10 Feb 2021 8:42AM
A lovely and interesting image Lillian.
10 Feb 2021 8:55AM
Gosh the efforts you go to Lillian. No wonder you get such good images. Water rails. I have only ever seen a youngster and it was quick footed. Debs
10 Feb 2021 9:43AM
As said it before, Lillian; you do suffer for your art.
However, shot's like this make it all worth while...Later, when back home and warm and dry. Smile

JohnSmile
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2021 10:17AM
OMG Lillian - you deserve all your awards!
KateGrin
DeSilver Plus
13 14 12 England
10 Feb 2021 10:18AM
Above and Beyond I would say. 🎖️
I would also say the result was well worth it. Brilliant! 👍👍👍

David
KingArthur 14 8 Malta
10 Feb 2021 10:54AM
Amazing shot Lillian

Joe Smile
sparrowhawk Plus
12 282 2 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2021 12:06PM
stunning
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
10 Feb 2021 12:35PM
A super image, Lillian, like how you've captured the water droplets 😃👍
Trev 😀
10 Feb 2021 2:39PM
Superb image
10 Feb 2021 2:42PM
Now thatís dedication Lillian. A beautiful image, well worth getting wet and frozen for.

Kathryn
10 Feb 2021 3:04PM
Super image Lillian.

Val
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2021 3:09PM
Lovely shot Lillian!
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2021 4:48PM
A smashing shot
Ju
10 Feb 2021 5:58PM
Superb double capture, Lillian
richmowil Plus
12 446 2 England
10 Feb 2021 6:11PM
Very nice image Lillian. Good title too!
10 Feb 2021 6:24PM
A very well deserved reward for your efforts Lillian.
David
10 Feb 2021 8:12PM
Excellent birding , Lillian! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Jukka
10 Feb 2021 10:51PM
Amazing shot Lillian, your description sounds very austere, perhaps there is a tropical version with similar birds, for those who like warm water 🙂 Hot Water Rails, at the hot springs? You never know... wishful thinking perhaps. Only seen a Water Rail once, they can move very fast! It was by my pond.😀

Dave 🐈🙂
11 Feb 2021 12:24AM
Beautiful birds love colours and wonderful detail and we'll captured. Lillian. 🕊🕊🕊 🕊
BRITCHIE
SlowSong Plus
12 9.6k 30 England
11 Feb 2021 11:04AM
My goodness, Lillian. You certainly suffer for your art. Good job it pays off. Superb shot. Smile
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 1:05PM
Beautiful subjects... Beautiful capture Lillian...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 761 England
11 Feb 2021 10:02PM
Nice one Lillian Smile
cbrundage 7 4 United States
12 Feb 2021 12:34PM
I admire your dedication - you are rightly rewarded with superb photos like this one.

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