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Birds, Insects & Bats in flight (outdoors) Page 53
Image Taken on 24 Oct 2010
at 12:44 Image of day on 28 Dec 2010
On the Roof
A single frame from short sequence that works better on its own
than with the others. The insect was flying left to right and the
bird missed it, letting the insect do a high speed exit upwards.
Ref: 20101228_df1_20101024_1244_058 white wagtail trying and failing to catch insect in flight 2 of 4 (crop)(r+mb id@576).jpg
Image Taken on 10 Apr 2018
at 15:52 Image of day on 22 May 2018
This corvid lands with a thump next to the distracted Wood Pigeon.
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Image Taken on 05 Apr 2019
at 07:47 Image of day on 03 May 2019
A Wood Pigeon lands with the early morning sun shining through the wings.
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Image Taken on 21 Jun 2016
at 14:26 Image of day on 05 Aug 2016
For a couple of days Wrens have been providing a delightful show at the living room window.
Ref: 20160805_df1_20160621_1426_022-024 wren fluttering between twigs in hedge outside living room 1-3 of 3 (impression montage)(r+mb id@768).jpg
Image of day on 29 Jun 2005
Wrens are small, lightening fast and spend most of their
time inside obscuring dense hedges so we were pleased to
get this chance image of a young wren in flight.
Ref: 20050629_d3e_19009 fb1 young wren in flight 2005jun24_20-45-00(r+mb id@576).jpg
Image of day on 22 Nov 2005
A capricious image of a wren zipping across a camera site.
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Image Taken on 07 Jul 2019
at 10:32 Image of day on 27 Aug 2019
Details of Yellow Meadow Vetchling flowers complete with the
ever present Hover-fly (which seem atypically numerous this year).
Ref: 20190827_df3_20190707_1032_026 yellow meadow vetchling (lathyyrus pratensis) flower with hover-fly(r+mb id@768).jpg
Image Taken on 21 May 2007
at 19:16 Image of day on 04 Jun 2007
The territorial disputes continue - this time a Yellowhammer
we are sure is breeding nearby attacks a chaffinch which is
probably the one who regularly sings in a hedge top a few metres away.
Ref: 20070604_d3c_20070521_1916_076 fb1 yellowhammer in flight attacking chaffinch(r+mb id@576).jpg
Image Taken on 19 Jun 2014
at 19:53 Image of day on 31 Aug 2014
This seem to be our male Yellowhammer definitely NOT pleased
to see the Dunnock that seems to have just landed!
Note the lovely brown rump of the Yellowhammer.
Ref: 20140831_e63_20140619_1953_046_fb1 yellowhammer male in flight attacking dunnock on ground (crop)(r+mb id@768).jpg
Image Taken on 06 May 2008
at 19:27 Image of day on 22 May 2008
Birds generally fly with their heads 'still', using the neck to
adjust for orientation and oscillation of the wings - the kestrel
is the best example. But this isn't bad - the head is clearly
normally oriented while the body and wings are almost at a
Ref: 20080522_d3b_20080506_1927_019 fb1 yellowhammer male in flight head upright and body & wings turned vertical(r+mb id@576).jpg
Image Taken on 14 Jun 2006
at 17:26 Image of day on 21 Jun 2006
The Yellowhammer pair with the male in flight. Fortuitously the
camera had drifted off focus so the flying bird is in focus while
the standing female isn't.
Ref: 20060621_d3e_20060614_1726_023 fb1 yellowhammer male in flight with blurred female in foreground(r+mb id@576).jpg
Image Taken on 16 May 2007
at 17:21 Image of day on 30 May 2007
This yellowhammer is turning in flight right on the edge
of the frame.
Ref: 20070530_d3e_20070516_1721_018 fb1 yellowhammer turning in flight(r+mb id@576).jpg
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