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Cold
Judging by how fluffed up he is, the poor thing. This was during that cold, snowy spell in February.

It's always a pleasure to see Fieldfares in the garden through the winter.
Habitat
Rural town garden
Location
Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland
Date taken
10 February 2021
Scientific name
Turdus pilaris
Equipment used
Nikon Coolpix P900 Birdwatching mode
Staff member
Opus Editor
Supporter
Awesome bird. Do you take special care of your camera after taken it out in such a cold weather?
Hi Dixon
A lot of my pictures are taken through my sitting room window so cold isn't an issue with them. LOL

As I'm now getting on a bit, I'm reluctant to go out when the roads and footpaths are icy. But in the past, when I was braver, I never gave the temperature much thought, except I noticed that the batteries didn't hold the charge for very long.

We don't get the extremes of temperatures here that other countries experience 18-24C is a normal summer temperature. Winter is remarkable if we get anything lower than -2-3C and don't usually get that low for more than a couple of days. Mostly winters hover around freezing to 5C during January & February.
 

Media information

Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
delia todd
Date added
View count
168
Comment count
16

Image metadata

Device
NIKON COOLPIX P900
Aperture
ƒ/6.3
Focal length
214.0 mm
Exposure time
1/500
ISO
400
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
BF Fieldfare.jpg
File size
420.8 KB
Date taken
Wed, 10 February 2021 10:40 AM
Dimensions
3362px x 2296px

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