On The Wings Of A Dove..

By NaturesHaven
One Collared Dove trying to force another one off the tree.........GrinGrinGrin

Not one of the glamour birds but one of the most successful breeding birds we have......and they are so photogenic..........GrinGrinGrinGrin

Thank you to Margaret101 for her User Award on my Grey Fat Squirrel...........much appreciated...........SmileSmileSmile

It has been a lovely afternoon here in Lincolnshire, I managed a few hours outside with the tweets and this image is one I took today.

Tags: Birds Collared doves Avian Wildlife and nature Natures Haven

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johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 6:09PM
Wonderful use of light here, very eye catching

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17 Nov 2012 6:27PM
Beautiful tones. Well captured.
17 Nov 2012 6:28PM
First class!
17 Nov 2012 6:28PM
Another brilliantly timed shot Julia. Don
17 Nov 2012 6:33PM
Superb timing and great detail on the wings. - "oh for the wings, the wings of a dove, far far away......" I'm bursting into song! Grin

just beautiful. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Richsr 10 91 223 England
17 Nov 2012 6:50PM
well timed and good light too Julia
Regards Richard
Maiwand 10 3 72 England
17 Nov 2012 6:55PM
Excellent capture Julia. Lovely plumage detail.
helenlinda Plus
10 344 22 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 7:12PM
Great timing here - congratulations on the GEA SmileSmile
SlowSong Plus
8 6.9k 30 England
17 Nov 2012 7:22PM
You always capture such wonderful moments. Another to add to your impressive p/f.
marktc Plus
6 96 15 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 7:40PM
Another super catch.
17 Nov 2012 8:31PM
Really great shot'

carper123 Plus
5 1.0k 8 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 8:31PM
Always fantastic composition, different than the norm, no doubt lots of patience, and well rewarded.
Nice one.
Darryl. SmileSmile
17 Nov 2012 9:26PM
Top class image Julia
pamelajean Plus
11 994 1923 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2012 10:35PM

Quote:different than the norm

As most of yours are, Julia.
Well deserving of the awards.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
18 Nov 2012 12:33AM
perfect timing and brilliant detail , too. Who won the match?
18 Nov 2012 3:20AM
Great shot, love the details and muted colors.

Greetings from Michigan,

fentiger 16 916 23 England
18 Nov 2012 7:38AM
Are you sure they are not trying to mate? Great title and a well timed composition.

bobsblues 7 10 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 8:53AM
Fantastic capture and well done for your awards well deserved.
18 Nov 2012 1:10PM
Fantastic shot and superb detail, randy little gits that all they do all day long try and bonk the girls and eat all my seed.
18 Nov 2012 5:40PM
1st class timing Julia, great work Smile
1881 5 India
18 Nov 2012 6:04PM

KBan 12 500 4 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 6:12PM
Well done on all the awards Julia
Tibetan 5 3 England
19 Nov 2012 5:38PM
Lovely shot wish I'd seen it earlier you would have got another award, love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
20 Nov 2012 2:50PM
Amazing shot Julia, love it.

John Smile
21 Nov 2012 3:06PM
very fine work indeed excellent

Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
22 Nov 2012 5:49PM
A fantastic opportunistic capture, you've captured the moment superbly

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