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 Photo-a-Day      (Monday, 1st October, 2012) Views: 2,732 
Willow Warbler
 Willow Warbler   by John Burns  (Sony A55 slt Vivitar 500mm Manual lens)
Willow warbler taken in our garden.

Comment by Derek Platt on 1st October 2012 at 00:22
Well taken shot John, yesterday there was talk about seeing shapes in the sky. Today I saw a shape which looked like a rodent (centre left). Its probably a leaf.


Comment by Helen on 1st October 2012 at 07:39
A well camouflaged little bird... the colour of the flower caught my eye first. We have some in our garden, I understand it is a weed, a very pretty one but I don't know the name of it. Can anyone tell me ?
Nice photo John.


Comment by Dave (Oy) on 1st October 2012 at 09:58
That's some going with a manual lens! Well done!


Comment by Fred Mason on 1st October 2012 at 10:42
Nice photo, John. Well caught.

Looks like a very nice lens also.


Comment by Cyril on 1st October 2012 at 11:48
Nice coloured bird and could be mistaken for a canary.

It looks like Purple Loosestrive Helen.


Comment by Harry C. on 1st October 2012 at 13:04
As Dave says well done John, I just saved it and enlarged it to have a closer look.


Comment by David Barker on 1st October 2012 at 13:47
Nice one John,never seen one before,like Cyril says a canary,well done on manual.


Comment by john on 1st October 2012 at 16:31
its the camera dave not lens Sony A55 SLTD 10 frames a second shooting best camera ive ever had .
i had camera set up with 500mm vivitar manual lens and it just appeared ,then gone ,never seen it since . is that Cyril Ashurts ?


Comment by Gary on 4th October 2012 at 17:48
Expensive piece of kit the Sony A55. Been replaced by the Sony A57. The numbers sound like the names of roads!


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