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Blackbird

This sweet blackbird has a nest in my garden hedge and spends most of the day finding food for the hatchlings in the grass. Later in the day I get a tap on the window asking for food. Not the most picturesque background, but I was lucky to get this shot!
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Roger (Grisly) said:

A lovely capture, Rosa it must feel very safe and comfortable with you.
Birds are all so busy at the moment, so are darned cats.
5 weeks ago

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to Roger (Grisly):

Thank you Roger. Thankfully I haven't seen a cat in the garden for a long time. We do get the occasional bird of prey hanging around though.
5 weeks ago

Madeleine Defawes said:

Superbe image de ce joli merle apprivoisé qui te parle !
Bonne journée. Amitiés
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to Madeleine Defawes:

Thank you Madeleine. A very vocal blackbird ;-))
Have a great day. Regards.
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Jaap van 't Veen said:

Lovely bird image Rosa
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to Jaap van 't Veen:

Thank you very much Jaap.
5 weeks ago

Günter Klaus said:

Na und schon ist dir eine hübsche Amsel Model gestanden liebe Rosa,sehr schön ist deine Aufnahme mit den tollen Details der Amsel:))

Wünsche Dir noch einen schönen Nachmittag,ganz liebe Grüße Güni :))
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to Günter Klaus:

Thank you very much Günter. She didn't like the camera, so I was lucky to get this shot.

Have a good day. Best wishes, Rosa.
5 weeks ago

Edna Edenkoben said:

So very cute, Rosa!
And immediately... blackbird has spoken came to my mind :-)
5 weeks ago

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to Edna Edenkoben:

Thank you Edna. Thanks also for the music link. I was lucky enough to see him in a show with The Walker Brothers, Jimi Hendrix and The Troggs in 1967!
5 weeks ago

Fred Fouarge said:

Vrouwtje
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to Fred Fouarge:

Yes a female Fred.
5 weeks ago ( translate )

neira-Dan said:

belle prise !! elle est pleine de vie
5 weeks ago ( translate )

John Cass said:

Beautiful capture, wonderful colours and detail.
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Keith Burton said:

Awww..............look at the expression on it's face!

A gorgeous blackbird and a superb photo Rosa - so sharp and detailed.

You are so lucky to have it visiting and coming so close to the house. I hope you rewarded it's efforts at begging and for posing so nicely for you.
5 weeks ago