Motacilla alba is a tiny bird, called in Israel "Nachliely" ( English: White Wagtail) and usually comes as a "messenger" to winter here in Israel.
It has a pleasant twitt, unique sounds.
20-28gr weight, 9cm tail out of max. 20cm length, white belly, grey to black wings.
It's twitt is pleasent and with fine musical tone and it is a swift and lovely bird to watch: never on "rest" mode.
See how the fallen leaf on left is scaling this small one...
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pierrefonds (71117) 2011-01-09 5:10
The bird is well placed in the framed. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the White Wagtail. The morning light has a good effect on the colors. Have a nice day.
raszid62 (18515) 2011-01-09 5:39
To catch this bird alive and quick, you have to be a good hunter - photographer. Beautiful bird photos in the center, surrounded by green grass around. It is rather unusual habitat for him, this bird prefers, however, unless water jets. Excellent composition.
בוקר טוב. כדי לתפוס את הציפור, תוסס כל כך מהירה צריך להיות צייד טוב - צלם. צילום יפה של ציפור במרכז התמונה, היא מוקפת דשא ירוק. אני חושב שזה בית גידול חריג בשבילו, הציפור הזו כנראה מעדיף מים ונחלים. דרישת שלום.
lousat (97569) 2011-01-09 5:43
Hi Ike,not easy to take birds,i know it...eheheh...a very nice composition and excellent sharpness and focus,maybe to post in treknature.Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano
rodgerg (55767) 2011-01-09 6:08
An another supreb bird very well collected in your gallery. i like the large framing with the B&W bird which arise very well in the superb green of the BG.
Have a nice Sunday,
pajaran (65746) 2011-01-09 9:03
Lep travnjak i ptica na njemu ...
Dobar trenutak, tekst, ugao i ostrina snimka, lepa fotografija.
Prijatno vece i sve najbolje.
A nice lawn and birds on it ...
Good time, text, image sharpness and angle, beautiful photos.
Pleasant evening and all the best.
eldancer1 (36343) 2011-01-09 9:35
Great mind comes together as we both posted birds for today. This is nice capture and thanks for the info. Great pov and dof with nice colors. Well done, tfs.
AKITA (15125) 2011-01-09 18:13
a beautiful picture of lovely little bird indeed,
its figure and colors are really pretty in this green field,
especially legs and tail are very smart,
thank you for your excellent shot,
Charo (51212) 2011-01-11 15:33
A simple composition and capture difficult, as these birds do not stop moving.
Superb light and colors.
jmdias (68661) 2011-01-20 15:52
nice view of this beautiful bird walking in the lawn. The light is nice and we can see the bird nicely
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-05-18 8:46
I love these birds shots. I have one similar to this one. I will post it in a few days.Nice green grass. It looks like the bird is waiting for something like food. Nice sharp image.
fabianoleite (11971) 2011-05-26 14:58
Goo and simple, with the blue and gray bird amidst all this beautiful green. Great position of the animal, congratulations!
adramad (49512) 2011-12-31 10:44
Hello my friend.
Just a little over four hours to receive the new year, I wanted to convey my best wishes for happiness for the New Year 2012, together with your family.
This cute and cuddly image.
Most cordial greetings.
Miguel82 (27752) 2014-06-28 7:12
Good presentation of that small bird Ike, not easy to capture while moving, you were prompt, perfect sharpness, have a good we
mcmtanyel (29016) 2016-02-21 18:18
This is a nice minimalist photo of this tiny bird. I don't follow its tweets, but if you provide its tweeter account, I might subscribe :-))
- Copyright: Ike Harel (ikeharel) (78289)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-01-01
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ35
- Exposure: f/4.4, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Birds, animals and other nature's creatures [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2011-01-09 4:30