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House wren (North America) - miniscule bird with powerful voice: HouseWren_0718.JPG
 
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Beautiful shot. Well done, ISO64.
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The Arctic Terns are back! It's a great time of year. (R5/500mm).

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Pelican and Great Blue Heron at City Park Pond on a cloudy, rainy day.
R6 + RF800, handheld. DxO PL5.

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Backlit herring gull (larus argentatus).
5D4, 24-105L @105, 1/1250, f/22, ISO100.
Slight differences in pose, sky and flare.
Please tell me which one you like more and why. Thanks in advance.
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I took some shots as reflex action of a Grey Heron flying overhead and saw this evening a peculiar growth from under its neck. Any ideas what it could be?

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I took some shots as reflex action of a Grey Heron flying overhead and saw this evening a peculiar growth from under its neck. Any ideas what it could be?
Instant thought:
Hanging out of the left side of its beak, it‘s a birds leg with some ringing
 
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Instant thought:
Hanging out of the left side of its beak, it‘s a birds leg with some ringing
I don't think so. Here is another crop with the exposure increased. You can see that the appendage appears to start from behind the beak, which is fully closed anyway. But, maybe it's an optical illusion. 309A7372-DxO_Heron_growth-low_res-scale-2_00x.jpg
 
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I don't think so. Here is another crop with the exposure increased. You can see that the appendage appears to start from behind the beak, which is fully closed anyway...
Yeah! I agree with you. It's a strange thing. I have no real idea.

The end looks like a feather that's glued together by some blood or mud. Maybe something glued together with its breast feathers :unsure:
 

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A pair of male Little Grebes fought it out this afternoon with a female watching on. A bit like some of the threads here,

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