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The morsel

Posted by
: Helen : (Helen is photographing in Melbourne,, Australia) on 21 January 2015 in Animal & Insect.

Female Wattlebird Anthochaera carunculata
If you would like to hear the call, click here

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/125 second F/4.0 ISO 125 121 mm

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Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

so YOU are feeding the birds, gatch ya*

21 Jan 2015 8:11am

@Dimitrios: Ah Ha! Very astute of you D! In fact she is a robber, this Wattle bird. I have a magpie who comes daily to take bread from my hand. Wattle-birds always hang around magpies. They are bird opportunists. They steal what is not guarded. My magpie lost this morsel in an unguarded moment. I have some photos of aggressive displays between them .... perhaps tomorrow?

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

Oh very nice shot

21 Jan 2015 8:41am

@Tataze: Merci pour ta visiteTataze!

Devi from Chennai, India

wow !! She has her mouth full!! What a beautiful bird !! Hope she sings too :)))

21 Jan 2015 10:08am

@Devi: I don't think she sings with her mouth full! Her relatively unattractive call can be heard here if you click here

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

He's got the prize.

21 Jan 2015 11:21am

omid from mashhad, Iran

:)
woooooow!
very nice shot!
such beautiful composition, focus, colors, lighting & bokeh!
A M A Z I N G !

21 Jan 2015 10:09pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

C'est si bien fait

22 Jan 2015 8:10am

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