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Pied Wagtail (Motacilla alba)

By teocali
A Pied Wagtail (Motacilla alba), caught foraging for insects on our roof yesterday. they seem to like Hornets but I haven't as yet managed to catch one with a Hornet in its beak - they are so quick!

Many thanks for your comments on my last upload - always very much appreciated Smile

Tags: Insects Wild Bird Roof Pied wagtail Wildlife and nature Motacilla alba Foraging


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Comments


Ayoob 5 Australia
15 Oct 2012 2:45PM
Lovely bird and beautifully captured............Grin

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CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
15 Oct 2012 2:46PM
Send them over here, Sylvia, we are inundated with hornets, and this summer I actually got stung by one, a VERY painful experience Sad. A grand capture, perfectly exposed. Carol
johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 3:03PM
Great photo Sylvia, lots of whit eon this little chap
David
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 3:06PM
Don't see too many Pied Wagtail photos on here, which is a shame as your excellent capture shows it to be a beautiful bird.

Ray
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
15 Oct 2012 3:42PM
Very well exposed and capturing good detail in the white plumage, and I like the determined stepping out posture.
Ronnie.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
15 Oct 2012 3:54PM
Lovely little bird Sylvia and beautifully set against that super blue Sussex sky. Super shot.
Ron
15 Oct 2012 4:17PM
A charming composition.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
15 Oct 2012 6:00PM
This handsome little bird stands out so well against that clear blue sky, a fine photograph Sylvia
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 6:54PM
excellent shot considering they are always on the twitch
Greyheron Plus
14 282 7 England
15 Oct 2012 9:27PM
Superb in every respect Sylvia Grin

Mike
MossyOak 4 22 15 England
15 Oct 2012 9:38PM
Excellent capture Sylvia and great eye contact. Exposure is spot on especially with a looking upwards shot
Richard

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