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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 11th January, 2009)

On Thin Ice

On Thin Ice
Birdie pic 3 of 3. Three Sisters Bryn.

Photo: Dave  (Nikon D3 - Nikon 70-200mm AF-S F2.8)
Views: 4,382

Comment by: Michael on 11th January 2009 at 01:49

What is the point of posting, day after day, photos of wildlife which could be from anywhere? This is a site about Wigan. Let's have photos of Wigan, not of boring ducks!

Comment by: Thommy A-in-M on 11th January 2009 at 10:13

Excuse me ducky have you seen a fish swimming by I am surer I seen one have? You my duck

Comment by: Brian on 11th January 2009 at 11:16

Cheer up Michael, its good to have a bit of variety, although I took a pic of a duck the other day. ;)

It's a great photo from a fellow Wiganer in the borough.

Comment by: Dave on 11th January 2009 at 11:23

Maybe Michael would like a refund of his membership fee Brian? :)

Comment by: Scott on 11th January 2009 at 13:36

Let's see some of your wonderful pictures then, Michael...

Comment by: Ron D on 11th January 2009 at 17:07

Is that a duck?.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 11th January 2009 at 17:36

I agree to a large extent with Michael. The subject should be changed, preferably daily. All those you took of the Wigan Xmas lights took the biscuit.

Comment by: Dave on 11th January 2009 at 18:15

*Ducks for cover

Comment by: Dave on 11th January 2009 at 20:13

I've typed a reply to Ernest three times and deleted it before clicking "Submit"

I really can't be arsed.

Comment by: Michael on 11th January 2009 at 21:06

Amazed that some of you seem to get off on pictures of wildlife. Whatever floats your boat, but, personally, I'm more interested in Wigan. That's why I visit this site. I thought that was its central purpose.

It's not primarily a showcase for amateur photographers who think they're Lord Snowdon, or Patrick Lichfield or somebody...

Comment by: Wigan Lover on 11th January 2009 at 21:07

BORING DUCK???...... where???

For your information this is a Canada Goose. And perhaps we should be proud of the wildlife we have here in Wigan. Perhaps it would appeal more to Michael with a pellet in its head and left for dead????

Comment by: emps on 11th January 2009 at 21:21

I like it.

Comment by: Dave on 11th January 2009 at 21:59

Eight wildlife photos over the last 4 months.

That's nowhere near enough! Ducks for the next month folks! :-)

Comment by: maggie on 11th January 2009 at 22:57

I was brought up in the environs of Wigan - there was pollution everywhere, when we brought our narrow boat along the canal, moored up near where I used to play, you cannot imagine how happy I felt to see a swan's nest and to see swallows flying. The bird pics are great, and you should count yourself that the birds are there, not drowned puppies that I used to see - and smell.

Comment by: Brian on 11th January 2009 at 22:59

As Basil Fawlty said, "If you don't like duck... tough luck".


Comment by: Exile on 11th January 2009 at 23:38

I marvel both at the quality of the photos on this site and the variety of shots you show on Photo-of-the-day. If they are not to your taste then I suggest you don't look at them. Is that too simple a solution?

Comment by: geoff on 12th January 2009 at 22:14

keep up the good work dave.i really enjoy looking at the varied wildlife we are lucky to have in wigan.always outstanding quality as well.

Comment by: Dave on 14th January 2009 at 16:34

Thanks for the support folks :)

Comment by: julie on 25th January 2009 at 23:42

your pictures are brilliant, all your pics are took in wigan, for the folk of wigan to enjoy, if micheal don,t like them he don,t need to look, he says he comes on this site to look at wigan! well so do the canadian geese, they come to pose for dave! so enjoy micheal, your website is! where!!!

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