Nope, I didn't sneak out to Bali (But I can dream...)
This was taken in a huge "Walk in " aviary at Beale Park, just outside Reading
You had me thinking the M4 had been diverted for a moment . . a very fine portrait.
10 Jan 2013 6:09am
so neat shot
10 Jan 2013 7:07am
This guy is incredible!
10 Jan 2013 7:13am
Cool capture - very distinctive with its snowy coat and blue eyes.
10 Jan 2013 8:24am
Looks a lo better than the 'orrible city starlings that we have.
10 Jan 2013 8:45am
What a beautiful bird.. Love the white..
10 Jan 2013 9:25am
so so beautiful colors!
L O V E L Y !!!!
10 Jan 2013 9:40am
A wonderful capture. The colors are perfect....
10 Jan 2013 9:47am
10 Jan 2013 10:53am
Phew, not a native driven prematurely white
by the sight
Of that big ole lens of yours then :)
The eye surround against that white is stunning
10 Jan 2013 11:25am
Splendid capture !!!
The eye and beak with all the whites around look awesome :_)))))
10 Jan 2013 12:01pm
Der sieht mit seinm blauen Auge gut aus.
10 Jan 2013 12:23pm
Very pretty. Excellent bokeh.
10 Jan 2013 12:43pm
Ohhhh il est parfait....
Couleurs et netteté. Merveilleux.)
10 Jan 2013 12:49pm
That's the most beautiful Starling I've ever seen and a fabulous shot, Chris!
10 Jan 2013 2:14pm
Wonderful!! very beautiful shot!
10 Jan 2013 2:29pm
Excellent shooting, it's really beautiful. A very nice photo, I love it.
Have a good day.
10 Jan 2013 2:52pm
Cracking shot Chris !, If you had gone to Bali you would have been hard pressed to get a picture as good as this, there are under 100 birds left in the wild and it's only because of conservation in places like Beale park that we can still enjoy seeing them. ;>)
10 Jan 2013 3:01pm
@Jeff: Well, I've really learnt something today!
Superbement maquillé cet oiseau, splendide capture. Bonne journée. *****
10 Jan 2013 3:17pm
Ein unwahrscheinlich gutes Foto von einem traumhaft schönen Vogel !
10 Jan 2013 4:13pm
what a beautiful bird! spectacular details, esp with the plumage and the stunning eyes !!!
impressive exif data, too ...
10 Jan 2013 4:38pm
Stunning eye, beautiful bird, couldn't find it in my collins pocket book of british birds! Now i know......duh! clue in title......
10 Jan 2013 4:55pm
What a beautiful bird and a superb photo!
10 Jan 2013 5:02pm
Nice little touch of blue around the eye
10 Jan 2013 5:46pm
So beautiful ... but shucks, I thought you'd had a quick trip to Bali!
10 Jan 2013 5:47pm
Fabulous! I love that delightful blue eye!
10 Jan 2013 6:58pm
Beautiful, Chris! What a lovely bird - your photograph is just spectacular! I love this one.
10 Jan 2013 8:08pm
Stunning as ever Chris.
10 Jan 2013 8:11pm
he is so beautifull, excelent picture chris :-))
10 Jan 2013 8:49pm
Love this - what a great capture!
10 Jan 2013 9:12pm
What a great find!! Is he ringed because he is owned by someone?
10 Jan 2013 10:22pm
s/he is beautiful - love the blue skin pigment. cracking poise and capture
10 Jan 2013 11:10pm
what a lovely bird.
11 Jan 2013 5:22pm
do you remember Wellplace 'Zoo'? what a shame that went under.
11 Jan 2013 5:24pm
super cet oeil bleu
11 Jan 2013 6:10pm
stunning image, love it.
12 Jan 2013 3:47am
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