A Blue Starling and a Black-collored Barbet

Barbet: “Are you trying to steal my food?”
Starling: “Oh no! I just want to make sure it is healthy!”

Canon PowerShot S51S
Photo taken near Nylstroom, South Africa.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Feathered friends
FEATURED in High Quality Images
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FEATURED in Mozambique and neighbouring Countries
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FEATURED in Wildlife of Southern Africa
4 Sept. 2011.

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  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 3 years ago

    Aaaaaw, just look at them! This is a GORGEOUS pic Liz, a whole story being told here!

  • Thanks Maree, glad you enjoyed and thanks so much for the fav! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyabout 3 years ago

    haha! very funny shot! nice composition for sure ;)

  • Thanks so much Manon, glad you enjoyed!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Kate Eller
    Kate Ellerabout 3 years ago

    Love this Liz. Great capture. I have a hard time getting a good shot of birds around here. ……..I have very timid birds…:-))…….xKatey

  • I was so lucky to see them so close, thank you Kate! Also for the fave! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 3 years ago

    Great action shot! Love the beautiful colors!

  • Many thanks Angie, also for adding it to your favourites!! I feel honoured!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • IngridSonja
    IngridSonjaabout 3 years ago

    Great capture and caption!

  • Smile! Thank you Ingrid, I appreciate your kind words!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakeabout 3 years ago

    Wow, amazing shot, amazing birds! We don not have them in UK !!!!

  • Thanks Beatrice, wonderful to share and glad you enjoyed!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • kest standley
    kest standleyabout 3 years ago

    wonderful shot Elizabeth, love the Glossy Green-Black on the Starling! Such a funny caption… great way to start my day ;~)

  • Thank you Kelle!! (The beginning of your day and the end of mine!)
    Glad I could share the joy!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 3 years ago

    Great capture and treatment. Superb work.

  • Thanks for stopping by Bunny, I appreciate your kind words!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenabout 3 years ago

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  • How wonderful!! Thanks so much Rose!! ;-)) Great recognition!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 3 years ago

    lovely work!

  • Wonderful! Thanks so much Tereza!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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