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The Bully

By Valerie1
This wee male Black Cap arrived just around Christmas and it's a real bully. The other birds (goldfinches, sparrows, etc) don't get a look in at the feeder when this fella's about. It will actually fly off the feeder to have a go at any other bird in it's vicinity. One poor Goldfinch learned the hard way to stay very clear of this Black Cap as the Black Cap had a go at the Goldfinch and came away with a beak full of feathers.

Hope you enjoy viewing. Thanks for C & C on my last upload. As usual any critique welcome.

Tags: General Wildlife and nature

Voters: skewey, Trev_B, Mike_Smith and 15 more


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Comments


Mike_Smith Plus
8 285 1 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2011 10:29AM
Two great images love the blackcap, its usually robins i find are the bullys chasing every bird away

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skewey 10 31 England
4 Feb 2011 10:31AM
Two excellent captures.
Paul
4 Feb 2011 10:50AM
Couple of crackers.

Len
4 Feb 2011 10:50AM
Beautiful capture!
Sam.
FredF 9 1 France
4 Feb 2011 12:45PM
Nicely taken

Fred
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
4 Feb 2011 3:22PM
Love the light in this image! He looks like a bully!
NeilWigan Plus
5 12 15 England
4 Feb 2011 3:36PM
Two great shots,with detail and colour.
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
5 Feb 2011 12:30AM
Two terrific images, that male blackcap certainly is a handsome little fellow
Valerie1 8 68 Northern Ireland
11 Feb 2011 10:36AM
My thanks to everyone for your comments and votes.
Valerie

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