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May 20, 2019 12:17 |  #42301

Song thrush scoffing a snail

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May 20, 2019 12:22 |  #42302

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18864194 (external link)
I like this pose of the kite with it's wings spread out. Looks really nice, Shalu.

Thank you very much, Mike.

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May 20, 2019 13:53 |  #42303

belas wrote in post #18864430 (external link)
I have just read that there are reports of bee-eaters nesting in the UK this year, so your wish might come true !

I think most years there are reports of 1 or 2 pairs nesting and the odd 1 here and there. There were a couple about 250 miles from me last week or so but I didn't see any nesting reports, where did you read that?




  
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May 20, 2019 14:25 |  #42304

sidknee wrote in post #18864524 (external link)
I think most years there are reports of 1 or 2 pairs nesting and the odd 1 here and there. There were a couple about 250 miles from me last week or so but I didn't see any nesting reports, where did you read that?

It was mentioned by a very well informed Greek birder in a Facebook group




  
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May 20, 2019 15:22 |  #42305

Adorable shot, Rob.

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been moving for the last couple weeks, and finally got my cable/internet back. just thought i'd drop by and catch up on a thousand new shots posted while i was gone,lol.


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Really nice, Fotoi. Very attractive shot.

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Snowy Egret carrying away a fine fish he just caught.


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What a cool shot, Bob!!

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Painted bunting

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What a wonderful shot, Bill! A real beauty.

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Song thrush scoffing a snail
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Nice one Lester...delicious looking meal. :p

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Very nice shot, Shalu. Well captured.


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May 20, 2019 15:26 |  #42306

Lame-Duck wrote in post #18864564 (external link)
Adorable shot, Rob.

Very nicely done shot.

Really nice, Fotoi. Very attractive shot.

What a cool shot, Bob!!

What a wonderful shot, Bill! A real beauty.

Nice one Lester...delicious looking meal. :p

Very nice shot, Shalu. Well captured.

Thank you Mike!




  
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May 20, 2019 16:08 |  #42307

The first is not a quality I normally would show, but I love the situation...! The male had been sitting on the branch for 19 minutes, while it cleaned its feathers, scratched its stomach etc etc what a man has to do now a days….;o)) Then suddenly the female pushed him off and when I saw him 10 minutes later, his beak were full of dirt, so She had send him to work….;o))


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And another one from this evening as well….


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May 20, 2019 16:14 |  #42308

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May 20, 2019 17:39 |  #42309

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May 20, 2019 18:17 |  #42310

Eastern Kingbird

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May 20, 2019 19:45 |  #42311

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Killer shot. Can you share with us the circumstances that allowed that great image?




  
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May 20, 2019 20:27 |  #42312

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May 20, 2019 20:50 |  #42313

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May 20, 2019 21:28 |  #42314

Bjarne Hemmingsen wrote in post #18864581 (external link)
The first is not a quality I normally would show, but I love the situation...! The male had been sitting on the branch for 19 minutes, while it cleaned its feathers, scratched its stomach etc etc what a man has to do now a days….;o)) Then suddenly the female pushed him off and when I saw him 10 minutes later, his beak were full of dirt, so She had send him to work….;o))
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Bjarne...these are absolutely awesome images. Great work.


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May 20, 2019 21:31 |  #42315

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A-number-1 capture, Steve. Nice composition and sharpness.


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