Almost Daily Challenges

Twelve Days of Christmas ~ Day 4 ~ Calling Birds

This challenge closed almost 5 years ago.

The Challenge

Calling Birds
All Media
Black Birds only

For those of you with an interest in etymology, the term ‘calling birds’ in the song is a deviation from the original term ‘colly’ or ‘collie bird’. ‘Colly’ means ‘black’ and came from the old word for coal, so the four colly birds in the carol are in fact blackbirds.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for the Best

Rewards & Prizes

Feature, Banner, Entry into the Image of the Month Challenge

Additional Information

must be a member with the image in the group or the win goes to the next eligible entry

Cover Image: The Self-important Red-winged Blackbird by DigitallyStill


The Top Ten

Bird (On A Barbed) Wire by RobynLee

Bird (On A Barbed) Wire by RobynLee was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 3 votes.

  • omen by John Poon
  • My love, she's at my window... by Maree Cardinale
  • The Raven by Yannik Hay
  • Currawong by Werner Padarin
  • Sozzled by Martin Smart
  • Danse Macabre III by Aneta Bozic
  • common blackbird by Jicha
  • Australian Magpie by Michael John
  • Pied Currawong, Strepera graculina by Trish Meyer

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