A female Superb Blue Wren uses a fence post as viewing spot while searching for food. Her mate was not far away, just along the fence behind the blades of grass.
Anglesea (Forest Rd). Victoria. Australia.

203 Views: 13 December 2013.

Olympus E-30, Zuiko 50-200mm SWD, 400mm, f8, 1/1600 sec., ISO 500, EC-20 X2 Teleconverter


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  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixon12 months ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work

  • Thanks so much for the Warm Welcome.

    – John Sharp

  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randall12 months ago

    Featured – 21 July 2013

    Beautiful Work!!!

  • Thank you Steve. Thanks so much for the inclusion in the Feature. Great work.

    – John Sharp

  • John44
    John4412 months ago

    No much words needed
    Beautiful capture!!!

  • Thanks for the comment and the Favourite. Was busy chasing the stunning blue male, who wasn’t playing easy to get! Then this female provided a lovely lighting opportunity.

    – John Sharp

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthews12 months ago

    Beautiful work John. Congratulations on the features.

  • Thanks a lot Michael. Sorry for the delay but we have been away.

    – John Sharp

  • Chris Brunton
    Chris Brunton12 months ago

    Great capture John. Perfect.

  • Thanks a lot Christina. Sorry for the delay but we have been away.

    – John Sharp

  • KathleenRinker
    KathleenRinker12 months ago


  • Thanks a lot Kathleen. Sorry for the delay but we have been away.

    – John Sharp

  • Michael John
    Michael John12 months ago

    Congratulations on your Feature in Australian Native Birds

  • Wow thanks Michael for the Feature. Very surprised and honoured.

    – John Sharp

  • Mieke Boynton
    Mieke Boynton11 months ago

    This is absolutely superb, John!! The DOF, the colour, the wonderful composition – simply superb!!

  • Thanks Mieke for the kind words. It turned out to be a good day, lovely sunshine, no winds and plenty of birds including this little beauty.

    – John Sharp

  • Arfan Habib
    Arfan Habib11 months ago

    Love the composition. Terrific capture John!

  • Thanks for the Favourite and comment Arfan. The sun and the post were all in the right spot when this little bird decided to rest!

    – John Sharp

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