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Close-up of a male Pheasant taken at the RSPB Old Moor Reserve in South Yorkshire, England.Sony a77 with Sony 70-400SSM lens.
Top Ten in the Extreme Close-ups Group October Avatar Challenge
Top Ten in This, That and the Other Thing group Animal Close-ups challenge.
pheasant, birds, close up, eye, rspb, old moor, natural history, wildlife
Unborn tomorrow, and dead yesterday,Why fret about them if today be sweet!
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam – Edward Fitzgerald
Fabulous close-up Mike !
Thank you Renee.
I really like this one. You just don’t see all those colours from a distance, lovely textures too.
Thanks Di. The colours and texture are a bit different on this bird because it has feathers under its eye instead of the large red wattle usually seen.
Very nice detail in this capture
Sorry for not replying sooner Larry. Many thanks for your feature in ‘Natures Paintbrush’.
Your fabulous image was featured on 9th February and, inadvertently, you were not awarded a banner at the time – please accept our apologies for this oversight – your Extreme Closeup Hosts
Apology accepted, and many thanks for the feature. :-)
Thank you Polly. I’m really pleased to have my work featured in the ‘Macro Magic’ group.
his colors are gorgeous – super close up
Thank you for your comment Loree.
Awesome macro work! congrats on your feature!
Thank you Angie. I’m pleased you like the picture.
Great eye contact. Great colors.
Thank you for your comments Christian, and for your ‘fave’.
Makes a really powerful image – great stuff
Thank you Hugh. I’m pleased you like this work.
Mini Challenge – Birds & Bees (other insects also welcome) – 24 October 2013
Thank you Celeste. I’m pleased to be a top ten challenge winner in the Nature’s Patterns and Designs group.
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