[500views 4/3/13 – camera: Nikon D300]
Can just fly
Near Coolamon Ridge, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
(Magpies are native to Australia)

Nikon D300 | Sigma 120-400OS @ 400mm
1/200s f/5.6 ISO200 | Raw
Featured in The Birds (26 December 2010)
Featured in High Quality Images (8 May 2011)
Featured in Creative, Talented & Unknown (6 March 2013)
Featured in All Things Photographic (17 November 2013)
Featured in Wild Oz (23 November 2013)


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  • anaviktoriaarts
    anaviktoriaartsalmost 5 years ago

    I just love these captures. Beautiful bird – excellent DOF.

  • thanks Ana – We have a couple of magpie families resident near us – this one had come to perch in one of our front yard trees …

    – Werner Padarin

  • Charuhas  Images
    Charuhas Imagesalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful capture.

  • thanks Charuhas – much appreciated – sorry re late response, have been away

    – Werner Padarin

  • Sybille Sterk
    Sybille Sterkover 4 years ago

    Love this!

  • thankyou – glad you do like it – your user-name indicates an affinity for magpies or their habits perhaps?

    – Werner Padarin

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 3 years ago

    November 26, 2010

  • thankyou very much Teresa, lovely Chistmas present

    – Werner Padarin

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenover 3 years ago

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  • thankyou very much Lynne – greatly appreciated

    – Werner Padarin

  • hampshirelady
    hampshireladyover 3 years ago

    So cute! Though they do grow to be beautiful adult birds too! Congratulations

  • cute with character! – thankyou Sue

    – Werner Padarin

  • Neil Ross
    Neil Rossalmost 3 years ago

    Another beauty. I love the softness of this photo and it’s composition is excellent. Lovely hues too, and the chick is awesome. Nice one :D

  • thankyou Neil, appreciate the feedback

    – Werner Padarin

  • Jane  mcainsh
    Jane mcainshover 1 year ago

    beautiful shot Werner !

  • thankyou very much Jane, a very lovely honour!

    – Werner Padarin

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder10 months ago

    Very nice capture

  • thankyou Kala :))

    – Werner Padarin

  • TeresaB
    TeresaB10 months ago

    November 17, 2013

    Outstanding work!

  • thankyou very much Teresa, a lovely honour!

    – Werner Padarin

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