House Wren with Black Caterpillar

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© Heather Mellon
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 6, 2010
TakenJuly 5, 2010
Exposure1/320 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length214 mm
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This unfortunate black caterpillar will be lunch for the wren chicks today. The males work long and hard to provide for their young. Once again I'm being scolded with a loud buzzing sound as he holds lunch in his beak..

13 responses

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (6 Jul 2010):

    Fantastic image...The wrens are very busy indeed finding food for their young...They have the most beautiful sounding singing voice I have ever heard in a bird..I love the close up and one of the best wren pictures I have seen...

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas (Deleted) gave props (6 Jul 2010):

    A perfect the detail!!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (7 Jul 2010):

    This would make a beautoful card!! Fantastic image!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (7 Jul 2010):

    Thank you for you comments! I wish I could provide sound with the image.. it was amazing.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Jul 2010):

    F A N T A B U L O U S h o t !

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (10 Jul 2010):

    What a excellent shot. One of your best!!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon said (10 Jul 2010):

    Thank you so much for adding that link Gloria! It's the absolute finishing touch!!

  • Kelly Zanotti

    Kelly Zanotti (Deleted) gave props (13 Jul 2010):

    This would be beautiful on a calendar.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon said (14 Jul 2010):

    Thank you for the spotlight Gloria. That is much appreciated!!

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (15 Jul 2010):

    Superb closeup!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (19 Jul 2010):

    Great Capture

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (19 Feb 2012):

    A most excellent picture....

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