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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 1st October, 2012)

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler
Willow warbler taken in our garden.

Photo: John Burns  (Sony A55 slt Vivitar 500mm Manual lens)
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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 Been replaced by the Sony A57.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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