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One Legged Wagtail

By SteveMoulding    
Spotted this Pied Wagtail on the path and noticed that he only seemed to have one leg. At first I thought he might just have it tucked up but in all the time I watched him he didn't lower it and walk but just flittered to where he wanted to be. It didn't seem to affect him as he went about searching for he's next insect.

Again many thanks for all your kind comments and votes, my friends.


Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: barbarahirst, motorsportpictures, Alan_Baseley and 38 more

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barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 10:52AM
Poor little sausage
Hope he survives

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7 May 2009 10:53AM
Fantastic shot. I really do feel sorry for him Sad
7 May 2009 10:59AM
Great pair,
7 May 2009 11:09AM
Excellent image of a one legged wagtail very cute pose. Gary
TerryMcK 8 71 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 11:15AM
Well observed, Steve. And well taken, too. Good focus & detail with nice eye contact.
hary60 8 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 11:19AM
Super pair well taken
jack33 9 53 England
7 May 2009 11:22AM
Very nice shot ,good detail.

OAKEY 9 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 12:16PM
Spot on Steve, very well done the exposure's bang on keeping all that super detail.
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 12:54PM
Great capture Steve
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
7 May 2009 1:17PM
Beautiful color and detail. How sad about the leg! We had a one legged robin around a couple years ago and he fared well also.
Kevhan 9 4 England
7 May 2009 2:14PM
Two good shots, well spotted.
7 May 2009 2:25PM
Two realy great images, I agree I hope he survives.
Julian 13 76 3 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 2:27PM
Touching and a nice portrait of Polly, or should I say Peter Wagtail.
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
7 May 2009 3:54PM
Two brilliant captures, so well detailed and pin sharp.
Wilmot 9 338 1 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 3:57PM
2 Brilliant shots,
harrattp 10 11 4 England
7 May 2009 4:46PM

Quote:Poor little sausage
Hope he survives

Agree wholeheartedly.

bertty 8 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 5:52PM
Hi steve continue to enjoy your work , poor little thing, looks ok on it though.
targetman 8 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 6:45PM
Super shot of the Wagtail Don.
7 May 2009 7:03PM
Great shot Steve, they always seem to be on one leg.
7 May 2009 7:57PM
V1 for me Steve, poor thing.
Steve_T 8 1 England
7 May 2009 9:23PM
Great shot Steve - It might think it's a flamingo ! ! ! ! !

Steve T
Gezina 11 3 6 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 9:38PM
Difficult enough to capture with two legs let alone one - lol this is a very good shot with great detail in V1 Ina
7 May 2009 9:52PM
Nice capture
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
7 May 2009 11:37PM
two great shots got to be v1 for me
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
8 May 2009 7:51AM
Lovely sharp image. We have one of these wee guys in the garden this year, permanently at war with his reflection in the large ceramic pots and the windows!
photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
8 May 2009 11:44AM
pin sharp detail!
8 May 2009 1:02PM
iancam 9 23 England
8 May 2009 5:13PM
Superb shots Steve
JPT 8 5
8 May 2009 7:20PM
Excellent image, Jim.
8 May 2009 9:05PM
two superb shots
a beautiful little fellow.

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