STREET-ENTRIES-Weekly Com...Horizons PollRFELCTIONS - Chat Thread...REFLECTIONS - Entry threa...STREET-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1...Canon EF L IS USM 500 f/4...Horizons ENTRIES 27/07...What annoyed you today?POLL for TIME OUTTIME OUT. Chat thread wee...TIME OUT. Entry thread w...Horizons CHAT thread 2...POLL -NUMBERS and / or LE...NUMBERS and / or LETTERS ...POLL Happiness is.......Nice house

Author Topic: a first for my garden  (Read 1405 times)

Offline alan1572

  • I'll do it tomorrow
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 642
a first for my garden
« on: June 22, 2011, 08:28:19 AM »
got up this morning and spotted a woodpecker in my garden, just managed to get downstairs and put the 2oomm lens on and take a few snaps through my conservatory window before it flew off :tup:



Who wanted dry roasted with their pint?

Offline hevans

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 435
  • Sigh....why me again??
Re: a first for my garden
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2011, 08:41:08 AM »
amazing how regularly it's drilled the square holes in that metal cylinder that holds the peanuts! Truly a talented woodpecker/sheetmetalpecker.  ;D

H.

Offline alan1572

  • I'll do it tomorrow
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 642
Re: a first for my garden
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2011, 08:55:06 AM »
it is indeed very talented ;D
Who wanted dry roasted with their pint?

Offline krennon

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 539
Re: a first for my garden
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2011, 09:02:49 AM »
Great shot Alan, a bird I've never managed to capture on sensor.....and considering that was taken through glass I think it's a pretty good shot....
http://www.flickr.com/photos/keithfransella/

"Everything in moderation including moderation" Oscar Wilde

Offline alan1572

  • I'll do it tomorrow
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 642
Re: a first for my garden
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2011, 09:10:05 AM »
certainly a good one to add to my garden list
Who wanted dry roasted with their pint?

Offline Just Dave

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 542
    • Holidays-Revealed
Re: a first for my garden
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2011, 09:37:32 AM »
Brilliant Alan,  hope to see more shots of him, Get a thick branch stand it upright, drill some holes in it and fill them with fat ball, you'll get some fab natural looking shots  :tup:

BTW having fat balls in nets or peanuts isnt a good thing especially this time of year if youngsters are feeding on them and get startled their legs can be come trapped in the nets
Visit Our Website Clicky Linky My Flickr Clicky Linky Scrap Cars Buyer scrapcarsbuyer.co.uk

Offline alan1572

  • I'll do it tomorrow
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 642
Re: a first for my garden
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2011, 08:04:45 PM »
Brilliant Alan,  hope to see more shots of him, Get a thick branch stand it upright, drill some holes in it and fill them with fat ball, you'll get some fab natural looking shots  :tup:

BTW having fat balls in nets or peanuts isnt a good thing especially this time of year if youngsters are feeding on them and get startled their legs can be come trapped in the nets
mm

i will amend my feeding habits forth with
Who wanted dry roasted with their pint?

Offline Oldboy

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 5400
Re: a first for my garden
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2011, 08:13:43 PM »
Well done and spotted.  :tup:

I wonder how many times it's been but you haven't seen them?  :doh:

Offline Skhilled

  • Amatuer In Training
  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 204
  • Still Learning! ;)
    • The Family Gathering
Re: a first for my garden
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2011, 07:12:57 PM »
Excellent! I've been tracking them around here since I got my canon and saw a few. Unfortunately they were either too far away or I did something stupid like using IS with the tripod. LOL
Nikon D3000
AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6.G VR
Nikkor 70-210mm f4-f5.6 AF Macro Zoom
AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6.G ED VR

 

latest Posts

Subject Board Views/Replies Member Date & Time
xx STREET-ENTRIES-Weekly Comp 1/8-9/8/2020 International Weekly Comp Entries 103/2 Oldboy Last post August 09, 2020, 05:58:50 PM
xx Horizons Poll International Weekly Comp Entries 190/4 anglefire Last post August 09, 2020, 04:51:11 PM
xx RFELCTIONS - Chat Thread, Weekly Comp - 08/08/20 - 16/08/20 International Weekly Comp Entries 39/2 Jediboy Last post August 09, 2020, 03:31:50 PM
xx REFLECTIONS - Entry thread, Weekly Comp - 08/08/20 - 16/08/20 International Weekly Comp Entries 10/0 Jediboy Last post August 09, 2020, 03:20:15 PM
xx STREET-CHAT-Weekly Comp 1/8-9/8/2020 International Weekly Comp Entries 61/1 jinky Last post August 09, 2020, 07:40:00 AM
xx Canon EF L IS USM 500 f/4 for sale Lenses 236/6 anglefire Last post August 05, 2020, 07:48:42 AM
xx Horizons ENTRIES 27/07 - 02/08/20 International Weekly Comp Entries 255/5 Oldboy Last post August 03, 2020, 10:25:12 PM
xx What annoyed you today? General Discussion 636741/3972 Jediboy Last post August 03, 2020, 02:13:31 PM