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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Wednesday, 4 July 2012

A few recent birds

First one is from my local lake. He seems to have a strange look in his eye.



Grey Heron




Next few are from a visit to Wicken Fen, with Trevor, a few days ago.


Little Grebe






Greenfinch






Moorhen taking a bath






Some very young Swallow chicks. The nest was in a bird hide, and the pair of adults didn't seem at all bothered by people in the hide. A nesting pair are here every year.




and finally



Male House Sparrow feeding a youngster.




Enjoy your day

15 comments:

  1. Lovely photo Keith! Always nice to see a Heron but you're right it did have a strange look in its eye! Great capture of the Greenfinch and I love the House Sparrow feeding his youngster.

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  2. Thanks Jan. Yea, that Heron looked kind of spooky lol

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  3. Your Sparrow photo made for a good closing shot.

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  4. these are sweet. i love that fierce heron! :)

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  5. Aww beauty of a heron.. he was just focusing on his fishing. :)

    That last image is just so sweet. You've captured a very touching moment.

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  6. The heron has a few feathers out of place, great pictures especially the last one, it's precious.

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  7. Wonderful! The Grey Heron looked very grouchy:) Nice shots:) Love that Heron especially:)

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  8. Keith, wonderful shots! That Heron does indeed have a look in it's eye!

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  9. Nice pictures again.
    I like especialy the "Moorhen taking a bath" and the last one.:-)

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  10. Super shot of the House Sparrow feeding Keith.

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  11. Lovely photo of the House Sparrows Keith (well, they are all lovely, but this one`s my favourite!). Let`s hope that those Swallows grow up fast, you never know, they may come back next year and have young of their own!
    J
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  12. Lovely set of images Keith.

    I waited ages yesterday to get an 'action' shot of a Heron ... and all it did was stand absolutely still!!

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  13. HOW sweet the dad feeding the young---
    All your photos today have great clarity and color...Hope your rain is gone for now!!

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  14. Thanks Mike.

    Thanks Theresa.

    Thank you Hilary.

    Thanks Gillian

    Thank you Chris.

    Thanks Robin

    Thanks Elizabeth.

    Cheers Roy.

    Thanks John. Those poor Swallows have a long journey soon.

    Thank you Bob.

    Cheers Frank. They're good at that lol

    Thanks Sondra. Dry day today. :-)

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