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Old 28th March 2019
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King of the Fence

I was experimenting with my camera at the kitchen door tonight, photographing the birds on my feeder, when I noticed a Wren perched on the fence. Just as I found it in the viewfinder it dropped down into the garden next door. I decided to keep the camera focused on the spot in case it returned, which it duly did, before flying to the fence at the bottom of the garden and then disappearing.

I believe in Germany Wrens are called Zaunkönig which translates as 'King of the Fence'. This one was living up to its name.













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Re: King of the Fence

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I believe in Germany Wrens are called Zaunkönig which translates as 'King of the Fence'. This one was living up to its name.
Yes, one of the few German words that my partner's taught me! It's a great name.

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Re: King of the Fence

Lovely shots well taken.

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Once again you earn your forum handle...
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Re: King of the Fence

Nice images.

I have to say that, in our garden,the title goes to Robins, with Dunnocks runners-up. We have Wrens but they keep low and earn their English nickname Mouse Bird.

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Re: King of the Fence

Lovely photos.

It isn't until you see the birds in this much detail that you realise they are more colourful than the moniker LBJ would suggest.

Thank you for sharing.
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Re: King of the Fence

Many thanks for the kind comments and 'likes'. Willom, the Wren would have looked much more colourful if it hadn't chosen to land in a shady spot. I shouldn't complain, though, it was nice to get a close view of one.

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Cute little fellow isn't it, curiously shaped like a flying rum ball - not very aerodynamic I suppose!
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Many thanks for the kind comments and 'likes'. Willom, the Wren would have looked much more colourful if it hadn't chosen to land in a shady spot. I shouldn't complain, though, it was nice to get a close view of one.



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Yes they are notorious so and so's for trying to get close to. A few years ago I made it my challenge for the year to get a decent close up of one. I finally manged it last year.
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