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Activity : Photo Comments

petebfrance

Hello
It's a bit of a mixed bag here, but what the heck. Photos of various things including local birds and butterlies - photography fits nicely in with lifeSmile
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  • American Kestrel

    Super shot
    • 8 Feb 2015 8:01PM
  • Reed Cormorant and young

    Nice. The red eyes are interesting - our local river / sea cormorants have green eyes!
    • 25 Jan 2015 6:10PM
  • Checking the boat over

    Chinga - I thought the shadow was rather nice too!
    • 23 Jan 2015 5:22PM
  • A Little Confused.....

    Excellent. This year I managed to photograph one in bay locally (Pors Tarz in Finistère) but against the light. I was surprised how big it was!

    regards
    Pete
    • 22 Jan 2015 7:32PM
  • Yellow Moth

    Wow, what a beauty!
    • 22 Jan 2015 3:57PM
  • Bluetit feeding

    Thanks for the recipe - it's so easy just to buy them, but maybe worth a try - at least then you know that everything is fresh.

    regards
    Pete
    • 21 Jan 2015 5:10PM
  • European Kestral

    Looks really good in B&W
    • 21 Jan 2015 12:46PM
  • Sunbird

    Nice - amazing colours!
    • 20 Jan 2015 10:38PM
  • found a peanut

    Nice. Can small birds open peanuts? I ask because we can only get them unshelled (or roasted, salted or whatever which I don't think would be good for the birds) so we haven't bought any because we are too idle to shell them.
    • 20 Jan 2015 10:35PM
  • Wren

    Beautiful.
    • 20 Jan 2015 10:32PM
  • Nuthatch

    Amazing detail!
    • 19 Jan 2015 7:20PM
  • Heavy traffic at feeder - Great tit (Parus major)

    Nice!
    • 19 Jan 2015 4:02PM
  • Winter Starling

    Hmm - I didn't know that. Never had a problem here, but I can imagine that could happen.
    Will have to look into this further - we gave up on the wire feeders because of their reputation for spreading disease, and of course, stringing up a prepared ball is so much easier.
    Getting rather complicated - perhaps it's best to just not feed them at all or use bird tables....
    • 24 Dec 2014 7:30PM
  • Never forgotten

    Very sad. Words really aren't adequate.
    • 27 Nov 2014 10:56PM
  • Little Grebe

    Lovely. These things turn up on the local river but keep well away. I have a number of shots at maximum zoom (1200mm equiv.) - enough to recognise what they are....
    • 27 Nov 2014 1:25PM
  • Great Tit

    Excellent - nice to see the detail and it looking so natural!

    regards
    Pete
    • 26 Nov 2014 7:42PM
  • Pub Grub

    Odd, but I'd probably go for it!

    regards
    Pete
    • 26 Nov 2014 7:39PM
  • Venitian Canal 2

    Nice - verticals taken care of, lovely colours and super composition.

    regards
    Pete
    • 26 Nov 2014 7:35PM
  • Well, go on then....

    Could be...perhaps we should have a caption competition?
    • 5 Nov 2014 3:15PM
  • Stonechat

    Je ne sais pas, Jack



    But, while typing this I checked on the internet and apparently they sound like 'two stones rubbing together.' So it's neither, really, they speak StoneSmile

    regards
    Pete
    • 4 Nov 2014 10:36PM
  • Cormorant Drying Wings

    Thanks, Tony. I did wonder if it was a good idea to upload this one.....

    regards
    Pete
    • 30 Sep 2014 10:35AM
  • Wheatear (possibly?)

    Thank-you for your comments.

    regards
    Pete
    • 28 Sep 2014 4:55PM
  • Clouded Yellow

    Thanks Nathan.
    The upper wing surfaces are pretty good too but I've never managed to see one show them except when I didn't have a camera with me. Such is life.

    regards
    Pete
    • 28 Sep 2014 10:25AM
  • Sandwich Tern

    Thanks, Nathan. They are spectacular to watch but rather frustrating to photograph.

    regards
    Pete
    • 25 Sep 2014 10:30PM
  • Little Egret

    Thanks Iain
    regards
    Pete
    • 14 Sep 2014 10:56PM
  • Shield Bug Nymph

    Definite hand-painted look - not a bad design, thoughSmile
    • 9 Sep 2014 8:57PM
  • Catterpillar


    Quote:Yes, an Elephant Hawk Moth caterpillar - aren't they wonderful (even if they do strip your garden plants!). Smile

    Yes, they are - but I'm not the gardener!
    • 30 Aug 2014 8:22PM
  • Passion Flower

    Kim - thanks. I agree it is a bit busy - to me it looks like the stem is a stick of rhubarbWink and they somehow managed to get a melon ball in there too...
    • 29 Aug 2014 10:22PM
  • Common Blue Butterfly

    Thanks Tony - Common Blue is is then.

    regards
    Pete
    • 24 Aug 2014 3:59PM
  • Blue Butterfly close-up

    It was an unusually patient butterfly and I was able to get very close.

    thank-you for commenting.

    regards
    Pete
    • 23 Aug 2014 9:57PM