Friday, 18 January 2013

Winter birds




I'm no good at photographing birds -- unless they're water birds or at least by the sea -- so this is an unusual photo. For those of you not familiar with birds, it's a nuthatch (nötväcka) on the left and a blue tit (blåmes) on the right.

This photo's from a big bunch of pics I just downloaded after filling the memory card with photos of a yet again snowy landscape. While it'd be a lot more fun to show those, they still have to wait as they need to be resized and cropped before showing them. Not to mention having to pick out a reasonable number of photos from the over 400 I took. That would be a tad much to show all of those, don't you agree? Also, when my memory card was full I took some pics with my sis' camera so they need to be retrieved too. So until then you'll have to make due with the little birds here.


Well, ok, here's a little sneak peek of what I hope to be able to show you more of later in the weekend (as in probably Sunday, won't be home tomorrow).







2 comments:

  1. Thanks for the pics. I love nuthatches, they are so pretty and interesting. I used to observe them when I lived in a place with lots of birds in the garden. The snow makes me think of something beaded and beautiful. Very inspiring photos.

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    1. Thanks! The nuthatch was my favourite winter bird as a kid. Very cute and then they'd walk head first down trunks and branches, which was fun and fascinating for a kid to watch. Nowadays I still like them, but it's probably the woodpecker that's my fave. Rarely get good pics of him/her, though -- this time I took about six pics, but the light was poor and he wouldn't sit still so all the photos turned out blurred.

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