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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 18th July, 2010)

Blackbird


Blackbird
Taken at Friends garden, Aspull.

Photo: John Harrison  (PENTAX K100D Super, 1/45Sec. on F6.7.)
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Comment by: BRENDA on 18th July 2010 at 07:54

Another lovely bird and a good shot John.

Comment by: Colin Harlow on 18th July 2010 at 09:13

Beautiful song bird especially spring and early summer, the male all black with it's orange- yellow bill and eye-ring. The female (seen behind) all brown.

Great shot John...how close are you?

Comment by: Ron D on 18th July 2010 at 09:36

Nice one John.

Comment by: brian on 18th July 2010 at 09:56

a nice family shot of a much
maligned bird.

Comment by: David Barker on 18th July 2010 at 11:54

Good close up John.

Comment by: John H on 18th July 2010 at 16:38

Reply to Colin Harlow
Hi Colin I was about 20 to 30 Feet away, with a 60 to 300mm [sigma] Zoom lens. The bird at the back is one of its chicks. Thsnks to all for your kind words.

Comment by: Dougie's Mate on 18th July 2010 at 18:37

You're not allowed to call them b***kbirds anymore. You have to say 'coloured'birds or 'darkfeathered'birds.

Comment by: aitch on 18th July 2010 at 21:02

A few years ago, I used to see an albino one around here, but no longer, has anyone else seen any lately

Comment by: Alex B on 18th July 2010 at 22:07

What a Great photo John..I love to see the Blackbirds in our Garden.

Comment by: mike on 21st July 2010 at 17:04

Aitch, was you in Cockoo land.

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