This beautiful female satin bower bird was really posing for me in my garden. They are generally a very shy and nervous bird around humans, so I was very surprised how still she kept. I was getting some shots of the cockatoos but this little lady was determined to shine! thanks for visiting, Taken with my Kodak Z8612IS on an auto setting and zoomed about 5×. This image is straight from the camera

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  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillabout 6 years ago

    what a fantastic capture, glorious bird, and idn’t it pose well? gorgeous eye. wonderful clarity. hugsxxx

  • Thank you so much Hilary, she is lovely, we are very lucky to live adjoining the escarpment, we have about 45 differentt types of native birds here, lovely to hear from you my friend- cheers- Valerie xxx

    – Coloursofnature

  • Jan Richardson
    Jan Richardsonabout 6 years ago

    Valerie, this is wonderful!!! We seldom even see a picture of a female satin bower bird in bird books, and here you are, with your very own model willing to pose for you!! Isn’t she lovely? You could not have done a better job of photographing her, either – every feather is beautifully clear! Well done!!!

  • Thank you so much Jan for your wonderful comment, we have lots of bower birds here, we also have a green catbird which I am still trying to get a shot of, cheers and lovely to hear from you- Valerie xxx

    – Coloursofnature

  • mekea
    mekeaabout 6 years ago

    Look at that beautiful blue eye!! :) Great capture!! :)))))

  • Thanks Mekea she is beautiful, thanks for your very welcome visit, cheers- Valerie xx

    – Coloursofnature

  • CraigsMom
    CraigsMomabout 6 years ago

    Wow…this is great!!!

  • Thanks Mary-Ann, I was very lucky, thanks for your lovely visit and comment, cheers- Valerie xx

    – Coloursofnature

  • Fremme
    Fremmeabout 6 years ago

    very well captured, great details and colors you have here, nice composition, impressive blue eyes, cheers

  • Thank you so much for your very welcome visit and lovely comment, cheers- VAlerie xx

    – Coloursofnature

  • sassyskink
    sassyskinkabout 6 years ago

    Great capture.

  • Thankyou Steve, thanks for the visit and comment, cheers- Valerie

    – Coloursofnature

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 4 years ago

    September 3,2010 Great capture!

  • Thank you so much for featuring my image, I really appreciate it very much, and I appreciate all the work of you group moderators. Have a nice day, cheers- Valerie xx

    – Coloursofnature

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenover 4 years ago

    Very sweet and well captured !Big congratulations on your feature in Safe Haven ,

  • Thank you so much for your lovely visit and comment, cheers- Valerie xx

    – Coloursofnature

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 4 years ago

    Your welcome :))) and thank you, how kind.

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