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Shit Bird Photos

This side is the unfortunate product of a "dead hour" during a protracted seawatch. Unfortunately conversation wandered over to the question of why on earth bird invariably drop their guts whilst being photographed. Normally I have just deleted such pictures but of late I have taken so few pictures that are actually close to being in focus that I have kept whatever has been more or less sharp.

White-tailed Eagle

White-tailed Eagle lets one go

Cory's Shearwater, Maderia
So few seabird pictures are in focus so this had to be a keeper....




Oh shit...!


Northern Fulmar lets one go in flight Great black-backed gull drops its guts
Northern Fulmar, Brent Field, April 2007  Great Black-backed Gull, Tjeldstø, April 2007
digiscPurple Swamphen
Purple Swamphen, S'Albufera, Mallorca, August 2007

Bohemian Waxwings feeding on Mistletoe
Bohemian Waxwing enjoying a feast of mistletoe berries, Horten, Norway, January 2008
What goes in must come out or so the saying goes....
- but these Waxwings were a bit on the extreme side - this "string of berries" hung in the wind for some time.

Bohemian Waxwing suffering from "mistletoe bottom"
Bohemian Waxwing having "berry problems". Horten, Norway, January 2008




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