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By Maxtours
Thank you so much for commenting and voting on previous uploads.
This was 'my mate' for a few months a couple of years ago - his beak's a little out of focus but as he's quite handsome I thought I'd share him anyway! He just turned up at home one day out of the blue to eat the bird table leftovers that had dropped to the ground, then started to visit nearly every day. I used to put a dish of food out for him but eventually he ate from my hand. One day he didn't appear and we've never seen him since.
Thanks in advance for any comments you might have

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: LeeFisher, ketch, GERRYGENTRY and 16 more


ketch 12 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
28 Feb 2010 6:38PM
What an amazing portrait - yep the beak is just going a little soft but nevertheless a portrait that really does show of his amazing plumage.

28 Feb 2010 6:49PM
Great close up,
28 Feb 2010 7:03PM
Beautiful close-up image, well taken

28 Feb 2010 7:03PM
super close image.ray
28 Feb 2010 7:08PM
great close up and great colours and detail a all round cool shot
DaveMead 11 23 14 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2010 7:43PM
lianna 10 13 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2010 8:42PM
WOW!!!!! this is fantastic, how did you manage that? they are always so skittish!!! this is a beautiful capture, stunning detailx x x
cameragirl 16 43 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2010 9:21PM
Great close up, colours and detail!
rockfish 10 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2010 9:55PM
What a great portrait - I love the feather detail and colour - thanks for trhe background too.
11 10 10 England
28 Feb 2010 9:56PM
Excellent feather detail and colour.
TyChee Plus
15 275 1 United States
1 Mar 2010 1:22AM
Stunning color!
AnnieKisster 10 6 1 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2010 7:07PM
I love the colour and detail in his face and feathers, this is lovely. What an excellent model.
WL_Harris 12 3 2 United States
2 Mar 2010 8:49AM
This most likely the best detail I have seen in a pheasant photo before.
Maxtours 10 2 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2010 9:47PM
Wow thanks Lee! He was quite an easy subject because he was so tame and got so close to me.

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