Unexpected shot


posted on 13th of november, 2014

We must have all had that moment when we kick ourselves for not having a camera with us, or not been quick enough to catch that memorable moment.
I remember being in the park with my husband who was casually feeding the squirrels, when one of the delightful creatures grabbed onto his finger and refused to let go. I was laughing so much at his frantic efforts to shift those wicked teeth that I failed to get the shot.
However now and again we get a gift. Mine came last week when I went early into the garden and came face to face with a Kestrel sitting on my garden wall. I ran into the house to grab my camera convinced that the bird would be gone by the time I got back, but it was still there and watched me curiously as I prepared my shot. I couldn't believe I had the macro lens on, so had to get quite...

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Posted by Seashell317 on November 17, 2014
   Small finch   

This was him and if he could speak he would have said " UMm think you could put that damn camera down now and feed me? " he refused to sign a release
Posted by Seashell317 on November 17, 2014
Yes that was the finch there are several pictures of his poses. I fed him all spring and summer and bought him a little birdhouse but i just never caught him in it when my camera was close by. My neighbor named him Phineas Finch and would text me now and then " Phineas was here he said MORE BIRDSEED PLEASE!"
Posted by Heathse on November 17, 2014
Thank you Olamojor, Celia,and Neville, for your kind comments. I really would love to see some other shots from contributors.
Seashell is this the finch that visited? I hope you fed him!

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