Smile! The world is a beautiful place (^_^)

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Five birds photographed in the Amsterdamse Bos today-

(1) European robin (Erithacus rubecula)

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(2) Eurasian siskin (Spinus spinus)

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(3) Short-toed treecreeper (Certhia brachydactyla)

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(4) Great egret (Ardea alba)

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(5) Grey heron (Ardea cinerea)

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12 responses

  1. That makes for a good day!

    February 27, 2016 at 7:57 PM

  2. I agree with Lyle, indeed a good day 🙂

    February 28, 2016 at 2:58 AM

  3. All beautiful! 🙂

    February 28, 2016 at 8:12 AM

  4. Beautiful Camilla, as aways. Superb photography!

    February 29, 2016 at 10:29 AM

  5. The robin with back-lighting is just beautiful, and very Spring-like. We have a creeper that looks very much like yours – they have a way of quickly spiraling to the other side of the tree trunk when you aim your lens, right? You’re lucky that the Great egret is nearby – I miss them. We had them in New York City, but on the west coast they don’t come north as far as Seattle, except rarely. That’s a beautiful heron too, with the plumage.

    March 6, 2016 at 4:44 PM

    • Thanks Lynn! Herons are very common here, but it was the first time I got to photograph an Egret. The treecreepers are indeed really fast, I’ve never gotten a clear shot close up! But I’ll keep trying..

      March 6, 2016 at 6:07 PM

  6. That short toe tree creeper had to be difficult to photograph. That little bird is quick.

    March 13, 2016 at 7:29 PM

    • Yes, they’re a bit too fast! I still haven’t managed to get a really sharp image of one.

      March 13, 2016 at 7:39 PM

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