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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 8th March, 2019)

Three


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Three Birds at Three Sisters Nature Reserve.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
Views: 2,111

Comment by: Philip G. on 8th March 2019 at 00:21

A nice photo Mick. Thanks.

Comment by: Xpat on 8th March 2019 at 00:39

Brilliant Mick. Love the nearest bird. Thanks Mick

Comment by: Roy on 8th March 2019 at 01:02

Mick, well done with this one, brilliant pic.

Comment by: Alan (on Vancouver Island) on 8th March 2019 at 01:51

A brilliant shot, Mick. One of your best, (of which there are many)

Comment by: Ian Buckley on 8th March 2019 at 06:25

Well done Mick what a great picture. It look's like a painting.

Comment by: JJP on 8th March 2019 at 07:27

One of your better pics is this Mick, Well Done !

Comment by: Alan on 8th March 2019 at 08:18

Flying rats.

Comment by: Veronica on 8th March 2019 at 08:54

Really good photo. Hope you don't mind that I have printed it off for a pen and ink drawing...we were drawing birds this week at our art club. Thanks Mick....

Comment by: irene roberts on 8th March 2019 at 09:28

Love this one!

Comment by: Poet on 8th March 2019 at 09:34

Even the most humble of us can at times seem most balletic. There is beauty in everything if we care to look.

Comment by: Anne on 8th March 2019 at 09:35

What kind of bird? Are they some kind of tern?

Comment by: Philip G. on 8th March 2019 at 10:52

I've been having a 'gander' elsewhere Mick and it appears as though these are Little Gull's in their winter plumage. I hope you manage to nail some of the many shrubs, and small trees that are now showing such tremendous colouring.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 8th March 2019 at 12:45

Well done Mick, a moment captured, great stuff !

Comment by: Poet on 8th March 2019 at 13:00

My guess Philip is that they're Blackheaded Gulls ( who only develop their dark caps in summer.) Only guessing.
There's a Coot,for sure.

Comment by: Pw on 8th March 2019 at 15:09

Anne.they do look like some sort of tern.Mick did you really take this photo? If you did it is a cracker

Comment by: Mick on 8th March 2019 at 15:11

It was all a camera trick, all I had to do was wake up early and press the 4k button which is located on the right side of my camera,

Comment by: Philip G. on 8th March 2019 at 15:55

Your guess could be correct, Poet. And it appears as though 'Gulls can change the colour of their bills as well - another yed scratter, but fun.

Aye, yon's a Coot, shipmate.

Comment by: Arthur on 8th March 2019 at 16:47

Kittiwake.

Comment by: Pat McC on 8th March 2019 at 17:37

Because we live on the coast, we get ‘screetches’ Of herring gulls circling when the weather gets blustery, and these in the picture look similar.

Thank you Mick, I love these black and white photos.

Comment by: Xpat on 8th March 2019 at 18:22

The more you look at this picture, the better it gets. For me at least . A captured moment .
Absolute cracker Mick , well done .

Comment by: DTease on 8th March 2019 at 19:14

Is it a bird, or is it a bat?
O my Lord, it’s a flying rat!
Swooping low from out of the sun
He’s clearly intent on a bombing run
Which way to turn? O where is my hat?
Too late! Too late! It lands with a splat!

Comment by: jj on 8th March 2019 at 20:21

magnificent

Comment by: Ken R on 9th March 2019 at 19:48

Poet. Who gives a "Coot" Pun intended

Comment by: Poet on 12th March 2019 at 00:08

Not you 'my noble gull catcher'.

Comment by: dave johnson on 26th March 2019 at 09:54

They are winter plumaged Black Headed Gulls.

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