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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 1st June, 2011)

Where's my mum, I'm wet through!


Where's my mum, I'm wet through!
Black bird chick on my garage roof in the pouring rain.

Photo: Harry Cunliffe  (Panasonic DMC-FZ38)
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Comment by: brian d on 1st June 2011 at 08:37

nice one harry,he looks like i feel.

Comment by: Fred C. on 1st June 2011 at 08:41

He'll get used to it,very nice photo.

Comment by: Maureen Andrews nee McGovern on 1st June 2011 at 12:18

Lovely photo harry...it does you good to see all the youngsters in the garden starting their new life.

Comment by: Stew on 1st June 2011 at 14:45

It's a babby sheppy.

Comment by: dave johnson on 1st June 2011 at 18:21

Correct Stew.

Comment by: Ken R on 2nd June 2011 at 23:24

I thought that a "Sheppy" was a Starling, am I wrong???

Comment by: Dave on 2nd June 2011 at 23:32

I reckon that's a young Blackbird. The shape of the beak gives the game away. Starling has a much more pointed beak.

Comment by: Stew on 3rd June 2011 at 16:41

"Comment by Ken R on 2nd June 2011 at 23:24
I thought that a "Sheppy" was a Starling, am I wrong???"

No. you are 100% correct - a "sheppy" is slang for a starling.

Comment by: Harry C. on 3rd June 2011 at 18:58

Thanks for the comments all.I'm a bit late I just got back from Mykonos. It is a Blackbird chick, I also have photos of mum feeding it.
Cheers all.

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