Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Inquisitive Coot.



 A very inquisitive young Coot who nearly got too close for the lens!    FAB.

27 comments:

  1. What a character. Hopefully, his curiosity won't keep him from becoming an OLD coot!

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  2. Frank, these are fabulous! So close up and sharp! Very nice series.

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  3. Some birds and animals are so curious!! :)

    Loved the Unexpected Encounter series too.

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  4. Hi Frank, I am sure you use a spray or something to make you invisible....lol
    How on earth do you get so close up and personal??

    Great captures.....love the coots eyes.

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  5. Super detail on these close ups Frank.

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  6. Frank, these are splendid, how great an encounter~

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  7. Excellent captures Frank.

    If only all birds were that co-operative lol

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  8. Really great close-up photographs, well done Frank.

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  9. Excellent set Frank. I got that with a ringed plover that enter the hood of the 300mm lens and I was looking for it everywhere... I could not understand why it was so black in front of the lens!!

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  10. Great shots Frank, these young birds can be very confiding, loved the deer shots in the previous post.

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  11. I wish a Coot would be inquisitive enough to visit my patch a bit more often :-)

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  12. Hi Frank...That last photo is priceless..how cute is that!! : }

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  13. Really great photos Frank, esp that last one! I've only shot coots in the water, at a pond.

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  14. Great series of photos. You do get some lovely encounters.

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  15. I can assure you there were no special powers, potions etc in getting close to this youngster, it just happened...that's wildlife!

    Thanks everyone. FAB.

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  16. Excellent shots. I'm always a fan of coots.

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  17. Let's say, Frank...This lovely Cootknew to be very, very fotogenic...!
    ..Besides his extreme curiousity; so funny..!!
    GORGEOUS!!!!!

    ciao ciao elvira

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  18. Yes Elvira, I think you may be right...lol. ciao ciao FAB.

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  19. There is something about just seeing the coot that brings to mind the expression, "crazy as a coot."

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  20. Thanks Glen. It was an obliging individual.

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