Duck !!!

By bricurtis
House Sparrows.

Two families of House Sparrows still feeding in the garden despite being nearly full grown.Just a hint of the young ones gape in the shot.
Got this one between showers of rain.

It amused me to see the the youngster in the middle duck down so that the parent could feed the one on the end. Smile

Thank you for viewing - appreciated.

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Humour and fun

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Comments


31 Jul 2009 8:29PM
Lovely shot, of these great little birds.

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KBan Plus
10 486 4 England
31 Jul 2009 8:33PM
cracking capture Bri.
keith
31 Jul 2009 8:36PM
great shot, very cute
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2009 8:36PM
Absolutely superb shot. Well done.
Suehh Plus
9 39 6 England
31 Jul 2009 8:37PM
This defo has the aah! factor.
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
31 Jul 2009 8:44PM
A delightful nature shot Brian, it looks like they are playing a game of piggy in the middle
briliant image well captured
31 Jul 2009 8:53PM
Awwwwwwwwwwwww so cute! I love it! Thanks for sharing Smile
Ann
31 Jul 2009 9:15PM
That's a winner Brian, you couldn't have got them better if you'd arranged them yourself, excellent timing, wonderful image, Adrian
very sweet. well done,
hannah
BrianSS 9 362 38 England
31 Jul 2009 9:37PM
Great capture.
31 Jul 2009 9:46PM
Excellent shot, very well taken.
31 Jul 2009 9:48PM
Good title, and a great picture.
franfoto Plus
8 2 32 England
31 Jul 2009 10:40PM
Brilliant wildlife shot, so well timed. Nice detail and DOF.
Fran
Paul_cats Plus
10 61 22 Scotland
31 Jul 2009 10:52PM
Is that well timed or what!! Cracking capture.
Paul
MandyD Plus
7 16,777.2k 1 England
31 Jul 2009 10:56PM
Great capture, well caught!
Fantastic capture timed to perfection well done
malc 11 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2009 11:12PM
What a great capture,
TerryMcK Plus
7 71 2 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2009 11:23PM
A wonderful, natural moment well captured.
Terry
31 Jul 2009 11:27PM
Great shot,well captured.Great timing.

Regards
ken
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
1 Aug 2009 12:09AM
Brill!

A fantastic capture-- even the rain has enhanced the supporting elements!

Co-operation at its best!
JEnnnnn
1 Aug 2009 1:25AM
love it! What a great capture, brilliant timing. jeanette
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
1 Aug 2009 5:56AM
Excellent timing, what a fantastic capture. Carol
Wooly 10 112 4 England
1 Aug 2009 6:17AM
Great capture Bri.

Alan
excellent composition.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
9 2.3k 9 Wales
1 Aug 2009 8:20AM
Fabulous opportunist shot Brian.
Tom.
ChristineL 10 39 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 8:57AM
a gorgeous shot Brian and a great title,
Chris.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 9:22AM
A wonderful moment of capture Brian. Rare image.
Have a great weekend
Yung
franken Plus
13 3.7k 4 Wales
1 Aug 2009 9:29AM
This is truly amazing!

Ken
Wilmot Plus
7 338 1 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 10:10AM
Stunning capture
Steve
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
1 Aug 2009 10:26AM
Thanks everyone - a great response to this image.

Special thanks to Ken * franken * for his User Award on this image - I am very grateful.
Brian.
special moments captured very well...superb.
Nagaraj
Brilliant, love it. The timing and composition are just so good.
Annette
sandycroft 8 61 England
1 Aug 2009 12:02PM
Nice shot .
Ian
viscostatic 9 33 5 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 1:37PM
A charming shot of these gregarious little burds.

Phil.
What a wonderful capture Brian,excellent timing and cute.

Mo
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
1 Aug 2009 2:47PM
LOL...BRILLIANT title and even more brilliant capture. Well DONE, Brian.

A Smile
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
1 Aug 2009 2:53PM
What a charming picture. Talk about being the gooseberry.
Lovely.
Chris
A stunning capture.

Jean x
1 Aug 2009 4:55PM
Superb shot and looks even better viewed large, don't see many Sparrows here Brian, I think the Bluetit has really taken over, they are everywhere at the moment,
Geoff.
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
1 Aug 2009 5:06PM

Quote:Superb shot and looks even better viewed large, don't see many Sparrows here Brian, I think the Bluetit has really taken over, they are everywhere at the moment,
Geoff.


I think House Sparrows seem to colonize Geoff - I know here are lots of areas in the UK where they are scarce - the same as Tree Sparrows.
Not had a Blue Tit in the garden since winter.Sad
Brian.
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1781 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 7:59PM
You couldn't wish for a better composition, so well timed.
Pegon Plus
10 78 1 England
1 Aug 2009 9:31PM
A superb shot Brian. Well caught.
Pete.
phil_j Plus
9 133 4 England
1 Aug 2009 10:00PM
Simply superb timing Brian, split second perfect.

Phil
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
2 Aug 2009 9:16AM
Thanks once again everyone for all the votes and comments.

Special thanks to * Phil_j * for his User Award - really appreciate that Phil.
Brian.
Rende Plus
8 38 4 Netherlands
2 Aug 2009 11:09AM
Marvellous shot; what great timing!
Rende
What a cracking capture.
Dave
glazzaro Plus
11 70 23 United States
4 Aug 2009 3:24AM
Brilliant shot! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
superb shot so sweet
Dawn
9 Aug 2009 1:58PM
Fabulous timing
Mavis
davidhu 10 19 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2009 8:33PM
Delightful shot Brian, perfectly timed.
Dave
10 Aug 2009 1:04PM
What a cracking shot! Love it.
Jean
Mavis Plus
13 143 2 England
12 Aug 2009 9:03PM
Really made me smile Brian . A cracking shot xxx
EAS Plus
6 1 13 Scotland
15 Aug 2009 6:35PM
Rather special!

Ann
13 Feb 2010 6:07PM
I was just trying to reply to your private message and clicked on your name which brought up your PF. So glad that I did as spotted this photograph, its wonderful! what a great capture, love the title as well, another could be 'two's company'
Regards

Val
wow just love this capture - brilliant
Excellent photography and richly deserved awards.
Tony
Mynett Plus
7 142 6 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2010 11:56AM
love is in the air....

Linda
19 Jul 2010 4:41PM
Fantastic image ...Jack.
Awww love it
20 Sep 2010 8:28PM
SUPERB +++++
cor
Ridgeway Plus
9 222 2 Ireland
23 Dec 2011 11:55PM
Stunning and so unusual,,

Aidan,,

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