Everything has it's beauty, but not everyone sees it. - Confucius
Sometimes the picture doesn't have to be perfect; it's the captured moment that counts. - me
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Friday, 27 January 2012

Almost the weekend

I'd usually do some flowers on a Friday, but I don't have any to hand, so I hope these few birds will do.



A male Goosander. Quite a few of these lovely birds around here at the moment.




Great Crested Grebe. A lot of these on my local lake at the moment, and the weed dance is in full swing too. I expect  there'll be many more later in the year.




Grey Heron. This one looks like a juvenile to me.




Canada Goose. Another from my local lake. Always willing to pose, and such a rowdy bunch. I love 'em!



And finally





Siskin. Three of these, because they are one of my favourite winter visitors. Just beautiful.



I hope you enjoy the rest of your day, and have a great weekend.


23 comments:

  1. No flowers but a 'blooming' great set of images Keith. Have a good weekend...[;o)

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  2. these are awesome shots! the angle of the goose one is greatness!

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  3. Thanks Trevor. Let's hope the sun keeps shining :-)

    Thank you Theresa. :-)

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  4. Really love the Siskin pics, they are so difficult get good pics of in general, like the Goosander too, smart bird.

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  5. Nice birdfotos a gain. My favourite is the forth.

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  6. A beautiful selection - pretty as any flower!

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  7. A beautiful series, especially the last picture of a Siskin, he's a winner.

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  8. Our Siskins are not quite so beautiful.

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  9. Hi Keith,
    A great selection there! Love the final Siskin shot, very nice!
    J
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  10. I love seeing your lovely Siskins Keith.. it's a lovely little bird I have never taken an image of and don't see up close very often.

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  11. Thanks Alan :-)

    Thank you Kozma :-)

    Thanks John

    Thank you Bob. I like that one too :-)

    Thanks Horst. The males here are very colourful at the moment.

    Thank you John.

    Thanks Andrew.

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  12. Very nice...Love the pine siskins too..that weed dance is amazing to see for sure!!

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  13. HI Keith....The Heron looks like it has been on drunk and barely hanging on lol..looking a little ill!! Sorry couldn't help myself lol!! ; }

    The Siskins are lovely ..the last one is a winner. ; }
    Hugs
    Grace

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  14. Love the heron and that last picture of the Siskin. They're all beautiful, though.

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  15. All great, but whenever a heron is in the mix, they always win out for me :)

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  16. Excellent images, im not exactly a birdie person, but i love the photos of the Siskin, simply stunning.

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  17. Gorgeous photos Keith! Love the pose of the Heron but my favourite has to be the last one of the Siskin.

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  18. Thanks Sondra. The Siskins are one of my favourite winter visitors here.

    Thank you Grace. :-)

    Thanks Linda :-)

    Tammy, thank you. :-)

    Thanks Shaun, glad you like the Siskin. One of my favourites.

    Thanks Jan. I love these little birds. They are always so wrapped up in their feeding, they are quite easy to get pictures of.

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  19. I love them all and your photos of them of course too :-)
    I'm with you on the Siskins. Such a lovely colour add on :)

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  20. Thanks Nicole. They're little beauties aren't they :-)

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  21. Lovely Siskin shots Keith, especially the last one.

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  22. Great birds, the heron is just amazing.

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  23. Thanks Roy. I was pleased with that one :-)

    Thanks Gillian :-)

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