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Look Ma - No Hands..............

By NaturesHaven
Starling showing off to his pals.........GrinGrinGrinGrin

This image has just won a photo contest on Viewbug and is a finalist in another (Birds of a Feather) on the same site, I won a Canon camera, lucky for me I'm a Canon user. I was really surprised and overjoyed that this image came top out of 10,000 + images.

Tags: Wildlife Starling Bird Avian Wildlife and nature NaturesHaven Canon 70D

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Comments


JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2015 6:25PM
A terrific well-timed capture
Ju
NDODS 11 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2015 6:35PM
A delightful pin sharp capture of this wonderfully posed Starling with beautiful fluffed up iridescent colouring.

Thanks for sharing Julia.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
11 Dec 2015 6:48PM
Superb Shot!
11 Dec 2015 6:51PM
What a great shot this is.

John
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
11 Dec 2015 6:55PM
Well timed for a great shot!
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
11 Dec 2015 7:04PM
Fantastic SmileSmileSmile
Greyheron 19 282 7 England
11 Dec 2015 7:08PM
Superb, Julia...

Mike
Fefe Plus
9 57 37 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2015 7:11PM
One word......GEM!
Diane
ade123 8 285 1 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2015 7:18PM
A stunning capture Julia

Ade
11 Dec 2015 7:25PM
Just brilliant. Cathy
11 Dec 2015 7:31PM
Stunning capture
Niknut Plus
11 3.0k 82 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2015 7:45PM
GrinGrin !!....great shot !!....& top quality !.Grin
MandsH 14 England
11 Dec 2015 7:47PM
Love this, cracking shot
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.8k 158 England
11 Dec 2015 7:48PM
'Ma' would be the last one I called out to when doing something silly!! GrinGrinGrin

Dave
11 Dec 2015 7:56PM
An outstanding image.
Fred
11 Dec 2015 7:56PM
Simply superb, Julia.

RichardSmile
Richsr 14 91 223 England
11 Dec 2015 8:12PM
Good details and well timed with the wings Julia
Regards
Richard
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
11 Dec 2015 8:18PM
First time on toe!
bricurtis Plus
16 2.5k 51 England
11 Dec 2015 9:12PM
Fabulous image - caught a great moment - love it.
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2015 9:56PM
This is an incredible capture Julia.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2015 10:39PM
Wonderful image...
Excellent work!
Isabel GrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2015 10:50PM
Brilliant Julia
Kate Grin
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 19 Canada
11 Dec 2015 11:05PM
Love it! That looks exactly what he's saying.
Mike_Smith Plus
14 811 2 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2015 11:12PM
Cracking capture Julia
11 Dec 2015 11:13PM
He obviously liked the limelight .... Great capture, Eileen
11 Dec 2015 11:27PM
Great image. Lovely humour.
Priceless! A really superb image Julia.
Carol Smile
HSTONEY222 13 20 1 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2015 12:04AM
Hello Julia, cracking shot love the facial expression
and the cheeky look on his face
well done.

Best
Howard. Smile Smile.
Hermanus 9 4 South Africa
12 Dec 2015 3:01AM
Totally excellent !! A high quality photo if I ever saw one !
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
12 Dec 2015 8:20AM
Delightful...what a great shot...
CaroleS Plus
11 442 3 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2015 9:58AM
What a great moment to captureSmile
emit1 9 2 United States
12 Dec 2015 10:18AM
Superb in-action moment. Thank you
SlowSong Plus
13 9.9k 30 England
12 Dec 2015 11:54AM
Gorgeous. I could cuddle him all up. What a shot!
x
12 Dec 2015 12:40PM
WOW! what a superb image Julia, and the BG colours suit the main subject perfectly.

JohnSmile
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 168 16 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2015 1:45PM
A excellent capture JuliaGrinGrin

Cliff
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
12 Dec 2015 2:13PM
Wow, what a incredible shot, Julia! Grin Stunning detail...and that pose, well!!! Wink This had to merit my UA as soon as I saw this, and it came as no surprise when I scrolled down and saw all the UAs it's already got Smile
Trev Smile
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
12 Dec 2015 2:47PM
A stunner Julia. What a crackerjack of a shot.!!!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Ron
12 Dec 2015 4:09PM
Cracking image, such a poser, captured the moment so well, Julia
wow. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
pamelajean Plus
15 1.6k 2238 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2015 5:38PM
I can't help it, I'm going to have to join the others and give this amazing picture my UA.
teocali 13 442 18 England
12 Dec 2015 9:20PM
Superbly timed and detailed, Julia. Just love that pose and expression. Fabulous wildlife photography

Sylvia
fentiger 20 920 24 England
13 Dec 2015 12:12PM
Wonderful faultless image.

Albert
Alda 8 70 30 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2015 9:35PM
Wow. Just wow. And some more wow. GrinGrinGrin
14 Dec 2015 12:50PM
Run out of UAs but will be back to add mine. Superb plus!!

Dave. Wink
kaz1 11 310 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2015 7:07PM
It was this big....honest. Superb, fantastic shot...I love it!
HenB 13 6
14 Dec 2015 11:23PM
Fantastic detail in this wonderful shot and timed to perfection.
Regards Harry
carper123 Plus
9 1.3k 8 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2015 4:22PM
Wow, Julia, absolutely stunning, my fav picture this year, my awards have all gone today, such a shame, all of your awards are well and truly deserved, exceptional work, well done.
Darryl xSmile
tonyguitar 9 77 37 Canada
21 Dec 2015 6:42AM
26 or more Awards agree with my first impression that this is rare and brilliant photograph. Words fail me and that is a rare state as well. TG
23 Dec 2015 5:28PM
Fabulous image Julia. Happy Christmas and New Year.

Ruth
jaktis Plus
17 84 Sweden
29 Dec 2015 3:11AM
I agree with the majority, flawless

Peter
AMeredith 10 4 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2016 5:06PM
Wow - fantastic image, very well captured. You must be so pleased!!!Smile
MandyD 13 16,777.2k 1 England
21 Jan 2016 9:11PM
What a fantastic shot!
tonyng Plus
11 11 3 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2016 9:11PM
FAULTLESS! Bravo
A brilliant image with great attention to detail, great wildlife photography. Julia.
BRITCHIE
27 Feb 2016 10:13PM
Wow glad to make this beauty 100..Lin
rsjkinson 12 5 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2016 9:21AM
Fantastic capture
Jukka Plus
10 1 Finland
25 Mar 2016 3:18PM
Excellent birding ! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.
NaturesHaven 10 283 6 England
6 Apr 2016 6:52PM
This image has just made the final of The Open Wings competition on Viewbug............really pleased..........top 48 images out of 10,000 + pictures...........GrinGrinGrinGrin
NaturesHaven 10 283 6 England
2 May 2016 8:07PM
This image has just won a competition on Viewbug, the competition was the Open Wings comp, my image came top of the pile out of 10,108 worldwide entries.........April 2016...........nice to be recognised...........a lovely comment by the judge on my image...........I'm really quite proud.........
fificat100 10 5 2 Scotland
2 May 2016 10:02PM
Excellent timing and detail. You must justifiably be extremely proud of this superb shot.Well done.
5 May 2016 6:45PM
This is a great capture and I think it just shows by all the wards that ( The Team ) don't know a good photo when they see one. I bet they don't even see this comment from me.
Pete.
10 May 2016 4:12PM
Wow! This is just awesome, amazing, stunning and jaw dropping. Had to add my award. This should get every award possible. Absolutely love it GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Kathryn
7 Jun 2016 8:58AM
Featured pic at the moment, Julia.

RichardSmile
A really outstanding image, perfect timing.
Carol
HarrietH Plus
11 303 Portugal
16 Aug 2016 11:20AM
If I could give more awards for this fabulous shot I would.

Maureen

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