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This thing is ripping apart my clothes line!!!

Discussion in 'Birds' started by SalM, May 20, 2007.

  1. SalM


    May 13, 2007
    Eastern Pa
    I came home from work the other day and noticed that my clothes line is starting to frey. So I say, Hmm time to get a new one! Well its time, but the next one is a rubber coated one!:redface:

    This bird is tearing at it to use it for a nest. Quite cool to photograph, but quite the little destroyer!

    Shot with a simple Nikon D40 and a Nikkor 70-300 VR lense from about 10 feet.

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    This photo was taken at a different time from the above two thus the difference in lighting.

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  2. tech1961


    Jan 28, 2007
    Houston Tx.
    Great captures
  3. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Great captures..Funny too

    Put some peices of rope on the ground maybe they will use that
  4. jahuel1

    jahuel1 Guest

    Great shots. Beautiful colors.
  5. Excellent! All-in-all a cheap price for some great photography.

  6. gadgetguy11


    Nov 16, 2005
    You really captured some great images, and a very funny story to go with them! Great work!
  7. midi

    midi Guest

    Great set of photos. I like the colours very much. Good clean shots too.
  8. Schnauzermom


    Apr 13, 2007
    Very nice! I like!!
  9. SalM


    May 13, 2007
    Eastern Pa
    Thanks all. I thought it was kinda funny too :) 
  10. What a hoot! Cute photos and funnier story! LOL! If you take a flat box and put things in it like yarn, string, peanut shells, so forth, you'll see all kinds of birdies going to it for nesting materials! Thanks for sharing such a wonderful documentary!
  11. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    Sal, great captures. I've spent many hours watching (and shooting) birdies and other small wildlife, and I can tell you that I get almost as much enjoyment from just observing their behavior as I do from getting shots of them.

    Well done. :smile:
  12. vettenut


    Feb 27, 2006
    Tolland CT
    Like them all but lean towards #1, slightly sharper than #3. Glad you caught this photo op and as previously stated pretty funny as well, you might have to use wire instead of rope:smile:- Jeff
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