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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 17th May, 2010)

The Early Bird

The Early Bird
Taken in my garden shows a starling collecting breakfast.

Photo: Dan Highton  (Sony DSLR-A230)
Views: 4,070

Comment by: Colin Harlow on 17th May 2010 at 08:16

Got younguns to feed, the starling is also known as a sturnus vulgaris. (sheppy) Good photp Dan.

Comment by: Cyril on 17th May 2010 at 10:50

I don't know why some folks hate starlings as they are beautiful birds especially when the sunlight catches the irridescence on their feathers, they turn a wonderful bluey green, and they are excellent songsters too. Great photo Dan, looks like she's got a leather jacket and a worm.

Comment by: Freda on 17th May 2010 at 15:31

I agree with Cyril, another plus is that starlings must be one of the cleanest garden birds. We have two bird baths and they are in them every day.

Comment by: Derek Platt on 17th May 2010 at 20:06

This is the early photographer that catches the early bird catching the worm. Excellent shot

Comment by: Fred Mason on 17th May 2010 at 20:43

Profound statement by Derek, good photo, Dan. Tells it all.

Comment by: Maverick on 17th May 2010 at 23:14


Comment by: jean on 19th May 2010 at 23:03

fantastic picture.how long did you have to wait to catch this one ? You must have a lot of patience.

Comment by: Dan on 20th May 2010 at 07:06

Thanks for the comments. I was lucky enough to have my camera with me and just happened to catch it at the time so didnt have to wait long for it.

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