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Old 22nd January 2017
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Starling

Never really managed a decent shot of a Starling before Olympus, now at 18fps I've got so many. Hard to complain though!

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Re: Starling

They really are beautiful and very entertaining birds.
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Re: Starling

Fantastic image of a really beautiful bird. I often think if Starlings were rare instead of fairly common, everyone would be raving about how beautiful they were instead of tending to view them as a nuisance.

Years ago when I was teaching in a rural school an inspector appeared. When he discovered we were doing a project on the local wild birds he was particularly pleased because he had an interest too. When he heard a bird call he asked the children what it was. With one voice they said it was a Starling. He looked confused and said that it was in fact a Curlew. They took him outside and pointed to the Starling perched on the school roof perfectly imitating a Curlew's call! Starlings are fantastic mimics.
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Re: Starling

Years ago I remember Starlings in London seemed very 'sooty', so looked drab. Guess cleaner air and a good bath has changed things.
Again a beautiful shot BT
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Re: Starling

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Years ago I remember Starlings in London seemed very 'sooty', so looked drab. Guess cleaner air and a good bath has changed things.
Again a beautiful shot BT
That was obviously before Photoshop then!
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Re: Starling

They are not my favourite bird but that is a great shot!
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Re: Starling

Startling image there, Andrew!
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