Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Consolation Prize


Consolation Prize, originally uploaded by julian sawyer.

Another little bird that I have always had a problem getting of a shot of. This little Wren was flitting about minding its own business when I popped out of the undergrowth, camera in hand because I thought it was a Dartford Warbler (I know, it looks nothing like one). Not a bad consolation prize though.

3 comments:

Lynmiranda said...

Lovely capture Julian:)

Nature As Is said...

Not a bad surpise indeed...in fact I have had the same problem and managed my first shot of the exact Wren in September. So I know how exciting it can be. :)

Chris said...

Very nice Julian, there are not that easy to catch... But I learned a trick, you just have to whistle a very low whistle noise and they can sometime come closer... This shot is very beautiful...

Close but not too close.

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