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Blackbird
This was taken 6 years ago in the New Forest, Hampshire, using a car as a hide.

Diane Putnam, Jean Paul Capdeville, Claudine Gaulier-Denis, Jörg and 19 other people have particularly liked this photo


25 comments - The latest ones
 Jean
Jean club
Beautifully captured. Lovely bokeh and a typical blackbird expression.
3 months ago.
 Annemarie
Annemarie club
Most beautiful!
3 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
How have you kept this from us for 6 years Keith!! It's superb and the lovely blackbird stands out so well against the blurred background. Their song is my favourite of any birdsong I have personally heard.
3 months ago.
Keith Burton club has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne club
I took a lot more photos of birds then..................

Glad you like it Rosa - thank you so much.
3 months ago.
 Noisette du 11
Noisette du 11 club
Un oiseau joliment photographié ! J'aime beaucoup son attitude de "poseur", le bec en l'air et les ailes étirées vers le bas. Le bokeh est parfait !
3 months ago.
 Thérèse
Thérèse club
Absolument magnifique
3 months ago.
 Colin Ashcroft
Colin Ashcroft club
A very smart bird. I wonder how long they live, maybe only a few years.
3 months ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
Slimline bird in a terrific capture Keith, like boheh very much.
3 months ago.
 neira-Dan
neira-Dan club
superbe capture très précise
3 months ago.
 Ajophotog
Ajophotog club
Cool background Keithy ;)
3 months ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Be4autiful close-up Keith.
3 months ago.
 Proxar
Proxar club
well spotted, I like it!
3 months ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
A wonderful picture, Keith !
3 months ago.
 Jeff Farley
Jeff Farley club
An excellent capture Keith.
Stay safe and thankyou for posting to FFF.
3 months ago.
 ©UdoSm
©UdoSm club
A great picture...
Until a few years ago I had a house blackbird, which even knocked on the terrace door with its beak when its plate of food was empty...
www.ipernity.com/doc/524691/42015808
3 months ago.
 Anton Cruz Carro
Anton Cruz Carro club
Oh yes. I remember. Those birds that feed on pen ink. This capture is perfect and shows this beautiful singer in all its splendor . Kind regards, Anton.
3 months ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
Thank you all for your comments and stars. You're all very kind :-)
3 months ago.
 trester88
trester88 club
Wie schön sich die Amsel vom pastellfarbenen Hintergrund abhebt!
3 months ago.
Keith Burton club has replied to trester88 club
Thank you kind sir!
3 months ago.
 Herb Riddle
Herb Riddle club
Always good to see these wonderful blackbirds Keith. The same kind of fence that I took my latest blackbird perched on. I like your out of focus background here too. As Rosa says their song is beautiful too. Well done.

Herb
3 months ago.
Keith Burton club has replied to Herb Riddle club
Thank you my friend. I have a couple of regulars that visit the garden at the moment and they're great fun to watch.
3 months ago.
 Diane Putnam
Diane Putnam club
I'm not sure we even have blackbirds in N. America! Plenty of crows... I'll have to look into that. I would right now, but you know how busy I am! A good, clear shot of a handsome little bird.
3 months ago.
Keith Burton club has replied to Diane Putnam club
Glad you like this one Diane.............and you do have blackbirds in North America, just not exactly like ours:

Have a link: www.birds-of-north-america.net/blackbirds.html Saved you the bother of looking it up :-))
3 months ago.
Diane Putnam club has replied to Keith Burton club
Good grief, what am I thinking? I've seen red-winged black birds all my life! I don't know about the others. Yours are the kind that go in pies, poor little things.
2 months ago.
Keith Burton club has replied to Diane Putnam club
I expect the red-winged ones would taste better :-))
2 months ago. Edited 2 months ago.

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