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... does help! This was another of my friend's efforts. He was a bit quicker in getting the camera focused. Though I think the bill isn't quite right, perhaps it moved.

It seems the Blackbird has almost finished the offerings on that gatepost.
Habitat
Scrubby tree area above ravine
Location
Craighall, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland
Date taken
18 July, 2021
Scientific name
Turdus merula
Equipment used
Nikon Coolpix P900 Birdwatching mode
Supporter
Yes, I think your friend was using a pretty slow shutter speed (1/60th sec) so there's a little motion blur on the head/bill (the feet are well sharp). Otherwise a very nice photo!. You're lucky to have Blackbirds, I haven't seen one for at least 2 months.
 
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lovely delia...looks like he moved his head when the shutter button was pressed...i get hundreds like that....
 
Supporter
A wonderful close-up of this handsome Blackbird with that lovely yellow bill showing nicely. TFS D! It looks like you are a good photography instructor! TFS!
 

Media information

Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
delia todd
Date added
View count
452
Comment count
14

Image metadata

Device
NIKON COOLPIX P900
Aperture
ƒ/5
Focal length
67.8 mm
Exposure time
1/60 second(s)
ISO
400
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
BF Blackbird 18 July.jpg
File size
526.4 KB
Date taken
Sun, 18 July 2021 3:21 PM
Dimensions
3500px x 2136px

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