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Rescued Goldcrest
Rescued Goldcrest - by Sally Giles ©

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Rescued Goldcrest

My boyfriend and I found this tiny Goldcrest on the lawn unable to fly as it had a huge clod of mud stuck to it's foot. He managed to pick it up and we carefully removed the clod. With the mud gone and the warmth of my boyfriends hand it found it's strength and flew off as good as new. It made our day!
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Photographer: © Sally Giles (Gallery)(15th October 2010)

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Comment by Gary Watkins(17th October 2010)

evey picture tells a story,what a result !!

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Comment by cathyml(18th October 2010)

What a fabulous pic and a wonderful moment! I've added it to my members tour "Birds - garden" and to the thread English sayings "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".

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Comment by Sue H(14th February 2012)

Way to go, both you and your boyfriend. So happy that you saved this little bird, and get a good shot to boot.

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Camera Make: CASIO COMPUTER CO.,LTD. Model: EX-Z1050
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 7.9 mm, ISO: 80, Exposure time: 1/320 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: June 12, 2007, 7:49 pm
ImageID:1126334, Image size: 2736 x 3648 pixels