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My 1st Treecreeper

By SteveMoulding    
My very 1st Treecreeper. I had seen them before once but this time I had my camera.
I had a few hours to spare yesterday and came to an on the spot, last minute decision to go over to Arundel on the off chance of seeing the infamous Water Rail. Sadly I didn't, but I did capture this beautiful little bird and also saw the GSW as well, so all was not lost. I haven't finished downloading all my pics yet so here's hoping there are some good ones.
I also had the pleasure of meeting Kev (Dinney) on my way around.
All in all, the day turned out rather well.
I hope you like this one.
Many thanks again for all the C&C's on my uploads. Catch you all later.

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: Charlesmoss, maroondah, gingerdelight and 70 more

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18 Feb 2010 3:18PM
Excellent shot as they are not easy to see .
Regards Charles

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gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 3:31PM
Very well captured, an excellent shot!
Well captured Steve, lovely shot !

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 3:39PM
bet your pleased with this one steve a beauty cracking detail nice one Wink
18 Feb 2010 3:45PM
Excellent shot of a very well camouflaged and active bird.
colmar Plus
10 42 35 Scotland
18 Feb 2010 3:47PM
Wonderful detail and a grand image , can "feel" your pleasure in the narrative well done Colin
lawbert Plus
11 1.8k 15 England
18 Feb 2010 3:55PM
Fantastic capture, Ive observed them but never captured one, Congratulations.
gary_d Plus
10 576 13 Wales
18 Feb 2010 4:19PM
A very nice shot. - gary
Techno Plus
9 2.4k 8 England
18 Feb 2010 4:30PM
Never seen one, wonderful capture what amazing claws needed no doubt if you a tree creeper!
PinkK 8 80 1 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 4:39PM
Lovely capture!
18 Feb 2010 4:42PM
stunning capture well presented and great to see you get another one of the list.
Pegon Plus
12 78 1 England
18 Feb 2010 4:47PM
Well spotted and captured Steve.
18 Feb 2010 4:54PM
great shot
goso Plus
11 2 1 Australia
18 Feb 2010 5:04PM
Top shot of this lovely bird Steve...Bill
18 Feb 2010 5:08PM
Great shot. Worth going on the long term search for a Water Rail if you can find shots like this on the way.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 5:10PM
Wonderful, I've never seen one either!
wonderful capture and the detail is superb
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
18 Feb 2010 5:10PM
The detail is spot-on with this. Sadly we no longer get these little visitors as none of our trees here are mature enough. Used to see them regularly at the farmhouse where we had huge beech trees.

New one on me - fine shot.

18 Feb 2010 5:52PM
Beautiful image with super detail and very well timed as they dont keep still for very long
18 Feb 2010 6:20PM
I am green with envy ........
18 Feb 2010 6:28PM
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
18 Feb 2010 6:47PM
Super shot.

18 Feb 2010 6:59PM
A superb capture Steve, I saw one a few weeks ago, however, he was so bloomin fast I couldn't snap him, ..... ;-(


VidB Plus
9 11 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 7:20PM
Super image Steve, not managed to get one of these beauty's myself yet but I live in hope, well done
18 Feb 2010 8:14PM
Great shot.Well captured.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 8:42PM
A great capture
Gezina Plus
11 3 6 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 9:08PM
Well done on adding this lovely little bird to your p/f Steve - and a good shot too - they are busy little birds and you've done well here -Ina
Stunning capture Steve, one to be very proud of.
18 Feb 2010 9:55PM
Excellent capture,superbly detailed and a top natural setting !! You should be proud of this as mentioned above...
GillyB Plus
12 317 8 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 10:22PM
A lovely capture Steve, I would love to see one of these Smile

Many thanks,
18 Feb 2010 11:03PM
Cracking shot.
19 Feb 2010 8:01AM
Well spotted and taken - a great shot and like the infamous water rail I have yet to see
19 Feb 2010 8:53AM
Stunning sharp detailed image..
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
19 Feb 2010 11:15AM
What a cute fella! Nice capture, Steve.

A Smile
Mynett Plus
9 142 6 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 5:07PM
fab shot a really well captured treecreeper, classic

What a great shot.
19 Feb 2010 5:51PM
A beautiful shot Steve, these are so well camouflaged they are difficult to spot,
20 Feb 2010 12:38AM
Superbly caught too! Well done its a great shot!
A brilliant shot! You showed me the photo when we had a chat in the bird hide on Wednesday and it really does look superb! I did get a similar shot of the treecreeper but I don't think mine is as good as yours. Smile I tried to get another shot yesterday but the little bird wasn't there this time. Well, maybe next time!
TerryMcK Plus
9 72 2 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2010 2:05PM
Well done on adding this fine "first" capture to your pf, Steve.
20 Feb 2010 3:18PM
Awsome capture of this small bird.
20 Feb 2010 4:09PM
well caught, i can't get one of these... Smile
20 Feb 2010 9:50PM
What a great capture, Steve, I know how hard these are to take. They scuttle up the treetrunks and hardly ever keep still. Excellent.
23 Feb 2010 7:46PM
excellent close up
7 Mar 2010 9:49PM
a fantastic capture, such a pretty little thing x x
DerekL Plus
12 187 24 England
14 Mar 2010 5:27PM
Good shot of a difficult to capture bird, always seem to scurry around the other side of the tree.

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