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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Tuesday, 7 February 2012

A few from the last few days.

I'll include these for World Bird Wednesday.



Black Tailed Godwit



 Great Tit



 Herring Gull



Mallard, coming in to land.




 Siskin; one of my favourite winter birds.




 Tufted Duck; male



 Blue Tit



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53 comments:

  1. All great,but the inflight duck is great. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  2. The gull, mallard, and blue tit are my favorites! The last shot is fantastic, Milton! Nice detail.

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  3. Nice pictures. My favourite is the fourth and the seventh.

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  4. All super pictures Keith but that godwit is exceptional ..... one of my favourite birds, so elegant...

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  5. Excellent set of images Keith. I like the Blue Tit with it's 'punk' hairdo!...[;o)

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  6. A great selection. I like the mallard coming in shot.

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  7. What an absolutely stunning header photograph. Beautiful.

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  8. Gorgeous shots.
    The choice for me "plane"
    clarity and movement you have captured..
    dandelìon

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  9. Wonderful birds to see Keith..
    Godwits are lovely birds to watch... A pity Haydn's Pool has so much water there is nowhere for the waders to feed... on show anyway.

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  10. All great birds and photos but I especially like the Black-tailed Godwit - which I have not yet managed to photograph!

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  11. A perfect post. I would frame them all. The great tit, with its awesome composition is my fav. Brilliant stuff Keith!

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  12. That photo of that Mallard is just amazing. really nice capture. What kind of shutter speed was you using for that?
    Excellent work
    Shaun

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  13. The Black-tailed Godwit gets my vote, it's beautiful.

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  14. a great collection! love the godwit.

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  15. I don't know where to begin these are all so wonderfully captured!
    I do love the 'movement' of the water in the shot of the Godwit and that last one of the Blue Tit with the matching lichen on the branch is the cutest!!! :)

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  16. Wonderful series of birds and photos. Love the duck landing shot. Have a great day.

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  17. Thanks Gary. :-)

    Thanks Brian. :-)

    Elizabeth, thank you. :-)

    Cheers Phil :-)

    Thank you Trevor. :-)

    John, thank you :-)

    Thanks Christian :-)

    Nicki, thank you :-)

    Thanks Robin. :-)

    Thanks Andrew. :-)

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  18. Thanks Mick. :-)

    Dave, thank you :-)

    Thanks Shaun. The Mallard was at 1/125sec.

    Thanks Bob :-)

    Theresa, thank you. :-)

    Thank you Carletta :-)

    Eileen, thank you :-)

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  19. Great series, the Black-tailed Godwit is beautiful!

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  20. I love your bird posts. The last one in this series (the Blue Tit) steals my heart.

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  21. Wonderful captures, I love the mallard coming in to land.

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  22. Beautiful shots. Love them all. Well done!

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  23. Great work on these shots Keith!!

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  24. Excellent pictures, they are all so good I don't think I can pick a favorite.

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  25. Thanks everyone for the comments.
    I'm having problems with an unstable hard drive at the moment, so till I can get a replacement, my posting and comments may be a bit erratic.
    Dam, I hat computers when they get ill!! lol


    Thank you Wanda :-)

    Thanks Linda :-)

    Nadege, thank you. :-)

    Choy Wai Mun, thank you :-)

    Thanks Sondra :-)

    Thank you Gillian :-)

    Madge, thank you :-)

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  26. allways I love to see your pics, you know, the Mallard ist my greatest favorite, fantastic ! big hugh and have a nice day my dear friend ! Kathrin

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  27. Really like the Siskin - but can’t get away from the Blue Tit - so common (but not here!) but still splendid.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Australia

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  28. Another brilliant selection. Quite a contrast to the weather recently.

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  29. Kathrin, thank you. Hope you have a good day too. :-)

    Thanks Stewart :-)

    Thank you John :-)

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  30. Lovely, all of them! Siskins really are pretty little birds, I just wish I saw them more often.

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  31. Thanks Jan. Some of the males are so bright; like Canaries.

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  32. Love the Blackwit Keith, he looks familiar ;)
    The Blue Tit is very special.
    J
    Follow me at HEDGELAND TALES

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  33. Modesto, thank you :-)

    Thank you Rajesh :-)

    Cheers John. Yea, probably the same one lol

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  34. very nice series - I especially like the Blue Tit and the landing Mallard!

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  35. wonderful bird photos, especially the mallard coming in to land

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  36. wow, you got some amazing shots. your header is just gorgeous, everytime i come here i think, oh i remember this wbw guy, he has the awesome swans!!

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  37. the Godwit I should like to come close to. But it seems impossible in Sweden. Love those shots. :)

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  38. What great shots! I love that Mallard.

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  39. love your siskin...we have the pine siskins...and love the tufted duck...we had one wander over here!

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  40. dreamfalcon, thank you. :-)

    Crafty Gardener, thanks. :-)

    Thanks Debbie. A bit of a story with that header. The Black Swan was an extra parent, along with the real father.

    Thanks NatureFootstep :-)

    Thank you Ken :-)

    Thanks Pat. She seems a popular one :-)

    Island Rambles, thank you :-)

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  41. Beautiful, perfect images or birds I would not otherwise be likely to see.

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  42. What a great series! Love them all but the Godwit on the water and the last Blue Tit shot are my favourites!

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  43. Gorgeous shots Keith! The last photo of the Blue Tit is just beautiful!

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  44. Thanks Larry. The Blue Tits are great subjects. :-)

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