One Dove, Three Starlings

By SlowSong
The last picture I got of one of "my" doves and friends sitting on the bird feeder before the leylandii in the b/g came down.
Nothing special, but a nice view out of my living room window. The feeders have now been moved further down the garden so no birds have been starved due to the destruction of their previous sheltering place/hotel. Smile

I know they're not too sharp but they just wouldn't keep still and my lens isn't built for bird photography. But it wasn't meant to be a masterpiece, just a record shot for me. Smile

Cheers, Chris

Tags: Birds General Wildlife and nature

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NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
17 Nov 2012 9:27AM
Love your description............made me smile...........The collared dove is very much underrated, they are the most successful bird of these islands but most people ignore them.........they are very photogenic and they have such wonderful personalities.................GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
17 Nov 2012 9:34AM
Three starlings studiously ignoring each other and not squabbling.... what have you put in the food? TongueGrinGrinGrin

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
17 Nov 2012 9:45AM
A super capture, Chris, we don't see either doves or starlings here Sad Carol
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 9:52AM
could be my back yard ...Smile
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
17 Nov 2012 10:00AM
post feeding fenzy - starlings are very underated SmileSmile
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
17 Nov 2012 10:13AM
It's a beautiful compo. They look so great against the blur of the dark background.
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
17 Nov 2012 10:42AM
I have never had a shot of a starling so I would be very happy to have taken this. - gary
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 11:41AM
Brilliant shot, excellent composition, beautifully captured.

Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
17 Nov 2012 12:55PM

Quote:The last picture I got of one of "my" doves and friends sitting on the bird feeder before the leylandii in the b/g came down.

Sounds like you were in my garden Smile

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 1:25PM
They must be feeding them well Chris as they're not squabbling at all. A lovely trio of starlings and that beautiful collared dove.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
17 Nov 2012 1:54PM
How nice they are all being friendly.......Sandy
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
17 Nov 2012 3:35PM
A great arrangement of the birds, Chris, very well captured Wink
Trev Smile
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 3:42PM
Well captured.

17 Nov 2012 4:56PM
A great shot..Lin
saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
17 Nov 2012 7:54PM
A definate King of the Castle there, Chris, the others know their place!

Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 8:33PM
Like the perch Chris, and
what a array of birds, with the dove and starlings
well captured
18 Nov 2012 8:37AM
a great group of Starlings & Dove
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
18 Nov 2012 11:56AM
Lovely shot with beautiful grouping.
P.S. You have good taste in tiles Wink
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
18 Nov 2012 12:26PM
I love starlings, they are so comical when they begin to squabble. We sometimes get a flock of hundreds landing in the back garden, the collared doves soon leave if they arrive.
Great shot.

1881 6 India
18 Nov 2012 4:51PM
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pascalg Plus
10 37 France
19 Nov 2012 11:48AM
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 1:13AM
A fine capture, How nice to see so many in one place! Grin IB
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
21 Nov 2012 6:01PM
as if you had arranged them.
a beauty Smile
22 Nov 2012 12:00PM
A great image of our ordinary garden birds, reminds me of our residents

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