A willing volunteer took over feeding duties while I got my camera ready.

Canoe Lake, Southsea, Hampshire. October 23rd 2012.

Canon 400d. 75-300mm lens.

As is. Straight from camera.


pigeon, rock dove, pigeons, feeding, birds, bird, doves, canoe lake, southsea, birdseed, hand

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  • BlueMoonRose
    BlueMoonRosealmost 2 years ago

    Bless them! They are so cute! Adding them to my Favourites.

  • Thank you! They were lovely, a couple were super friendly even after the food had gone and just sat around.

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Maisie Sinclair
    Maisie Sinclairover 1 year ago

    Awww, how adorable!!

  • Thanks Maisie! :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Susie Peek
    Susie Peekover 1 year ago

    How sweet ~ great capture …. I’ve been feeding the pigeons too .. can’t forget the birds :)

  • Thank you! Quite a fitting birthday for me, photographing the birds :-P

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 1 year ago

    amazing work capture !!!!

  • Grazie mille :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • VoluntaryRanger
    VoluntaryRangerover 1 year ago

    They are funny to watch feeding.Well caught.

  • Thanks! :-D It was fun… although the swans started to get quite vicious.

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Albert
    Albertover 1 year ago

    Wonderful work,

  • Thank you, Albert :-)

    – ellismorleyphto

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 1 year ago

    So very sweet!!

  • Thanks Gena, was a great birthday :-D Hi!

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Colleen2012
    Colleen2012over 1 year ago

    :)) Super capture Joanne and a great title too. A fav for me!
    Love Colleen2012

  • Thank you, Colleen :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

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