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Goldcrest ( Female)

Goldcrest ( Female)
Copyright ©2006, Fonzy -
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Thanks Wim and Jens for the name....
For the first time I see this little bird in my garden, first I hear a high pitch tone.
I did not see her, then she started hopping from branch to branch and I spotted her.
Was able to make a few shots , this is the best.....
Photographer: Fonzy -
Folder: My Birds 2006
Uploaded: 18-Jan-2006 20:35 CET
Current Rating: 8.00/1
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Camera: Olympus E300
Exposure time: 1/200
Aperture: 5.0
Focal length: 283mm
Lens: ZD50-200+1.4 teleconverter
Focusing method: Spot
ISO: 400
White balance: Auto
Flash: no
Image format: SHQ
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Image resized to: 600x800

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Well done Fons!

I have tried taking pictures of these birds for several years but failed so far, despite them living in great numbers right outside my house.

This is Europe's smallest bird. Here in Sweden they have a hard time only one out of 10 survives the winter - and they can't be fed because they eat only insects.

Cheers, Jens.

Jens Birch at 22:33 CET on 18-Jan-2006 [Reply]


Thank you Jens for the comment and for the name of this bird.
It's for the first time I see it over here , maybe because of the mild winter we have .
Bugs and other insects are still flying around, good food for these litte Goldcrest's.


Fonzy - at 11:32 CET on 19-Jan-2006 [Reply]


Thanks Wim for providing the name ....


Fonzy - at 16:00 CET on 19-Jan-2006 [Reply]