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Hopping in hope
The reed bunting was on the snow hoping that the goldfinches were messy eaters. And if one can be sure of anything, it is that goldfinches have the worst table manners. Their leftovers feed all the pigeons, chaffinches and now the reed bunting as well.
Habitat
Garden
Location
Bonnyrigg
Date taken
Feb 2021
Scientific name
Emberiza schoeniclus
Equipment used
Canon EOS R; 100-400
That’s a little tough! Glad the Goldfinch are messy eaters (although I would have to argue my Greenfinch are worse, they eat with their mouths open, looking all around at the same time with half chewed food falling out of the side of their mouth - very rude 😁)
 
That’s a little tough! Glad the Goldfinch are messy eaters (although I would have to argue my Greenfinch are worse, they eat with their mouths open, looking all around at the same time with half chewed food falling out of the side of their mouth - very rude 😁)
I get that completely. Unfortunately we have very few green finches nowadays. They have only started returning recently.
 
Oh, lovely shot, and so detailed! Down to the snow flying around one foot. Was he scratching, or had he just hopped?
 

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Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
Jaysan
Date added
View count
442
Comment count
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Device
Canon Canon EOS R
Aperture
ƒ/29
Focal length
400.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1250 second(s)
ISO
1600
Filename
1H0A3246.JPG
File size
628.6 KB
Date taken
Tue, 09 February 2021 1:50 PM
Dimensions
1200px x 800px

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