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The Early Bird
 The Early Bird   by Dan Highton  (Sony DSLR-A230)
Taken in my garden shows a starling collecting breakfast.

Comment by Colin Harlow on 17th May 2010 at 08:16
Got younguns to feed, the starling is also known as a sturnus vulgaris. (sheppy) Good photp Dan.


Comment by Cyril on 17th May 2010 at 10:50
I don't know why some folks hate starlings as they are beautiful birds especially when the sunlight catches the irridescence on their feathers, they turn a wonderful bluey green, and they are excellent songsters too. Great photo Dan, looks like she's got a leather jacket and a worm.


Comment by Freda on 17th May 2010 at 15:31
I agree with Cyril, another plus is that starlings must be one of the cleanest garden birds. We have two bird baths and they are in them every day.


Comment by Derek Platt on 17th May 2010 at 20:06
This is the early photographer that catches the early bird catching the worm. Excellent shot


Comment by Fred Mason on 17th May 2010 at 20:43
Profound statement by Derek, good photo, Dan. Tells it all.


Comment by Maverick on 17th May 2010 at 23:14
Stunning.


Comment by jean on 19th May 2010 at 23:03
fantastic picture.how long did you have to wait to catch this one ? You must have a lot of patience.


Comment by Dan on 20th May 2010 at 07:06
Thanks for the comments. I was lucky enough to have my camera with me and just happened to catch it at the time so didnt have to wait long for it.


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