Everything has it's beauty, but not everyone sees it. - Confucius
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Saturday, 29 March 2014

Aggressive birds



I've recently watched quite a few birds behaving badly.



Goldfinches can be pretty aggressive when they are on the feeders, as can the larger Greenfinch.


Siskins can certainly hold their own in a dispute, but the most aggressive I've come across, has been the Chaffinch. He'll pick a fight with anyone; and seemingly, anytime.



This selection was in much better light than the previous post.













and my favourite .......







Have a peaceful weekend, and play nice.





18 comments:

  1. yes they can hold their own in a dispute as your great action photos show, i love the last one.


    peter

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  2. WOW! great in-flight battle scenes!

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  3. Keith, great action shots! You have great patience to be able to get these shots!

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  4. Absolutely brilliant images Keith.

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  5. Thanks Peter. Yea, for a small bird they do really well.

    Thanks Theresa. :-)

    Thank you Robin. Had a lot of fun doing these ........ and a lot in the bin. lol

    Thanks Roy.

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  6. Wow! Those are awesome photos!

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  7. Cracking images Keith, you're a real action photographer now then?...[;o)

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  8. Hello Keith
    Great observation and great photographs is not that easy to get into the small picture .. :-))
    regards Frank

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  9. I'm blown away by these images Keith, it's safe to say that this particular Chaffinch seems to rule the feeders, the last one with the Goldfinch is brilliant, well done

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  10. lovely set of pics Keith!

    There was a blue tit and great tit having a right barney in my garden today! I presume over a nesting site

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  11. ...amazing action Keith, our gentle friends are not so gentle after all!

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  12. Thanks for all the replies.
    Had an interesting few hours taking these.

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  13. Hi Keith These are fantastic action shots. well done.

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  14. Awesome series Keith.
    We often forget that the beautiful songs we hear loosely translated into english mean:
    "This is my spot, ladies here I am come and choose me. All you men get the H E double toothpicks away from my spot and my ladies!"

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  15. Thank you Margaret.

    Dale, thank you. Yea, they certainly have a side some of us rarely see.

    Thank you Elizabeth.

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