Sunday, October 23, 2011

Small


What a shame she is such a fidget, it would have been a lovely shot except for her head being obscured. A yellow thornbill I think.

Reflection:
"The Lord is very compassionate and of tender mercy" James 5:11

6 comments:

  1. mmm ... not sure about that. Check out the Eastern Yellow Robin. The YTB is less plump I think, with a tendency towards 'caramel' rather than this more striking yellow. Neither is warey of humans. The EYR clings sideways to trunks looking for the exact location of bugs to swoop upon.

    I have lots of bird shots like this - headless. But it is nicely in focus regardless. Add it to your birdie folder.

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  2. Julie, EYR is more yellow and much greyer on top than this bird and does not have the little stripy bits around the eye. Hence I opted for YTB.

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  3. Yes, upon further comparison, I suspect you are right - YTB.

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  4. Lovely shot! Even without the head. Carla

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  5. and His eye is on the sparrow.

    it made me so happy to think
    that your husband knows me
    by name. i DO have a friend
    from down under!!!

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