The camera made me do it!

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"I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there can be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again." William Penn

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hungry gannets

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14th Aug 2009, 22:58  

cariadus says:

Lovely series. I'm not sure I'd want that beak coming that close to my camera, though!

14th Aug 2009, 23:15

Sprocket says:

note the camera blur in no.6 as he made a grab for my fingers

14th Aug 2009, 23:20

Caine says:

Wonderful and delightful! I like the 3rd shot so much - faved.

14th Aug 2009, 23:39

Sprocket says:

ty Caine - all these swans are quite young and the star of most of these pics is a right cocky sod

14th Aug 2009, 23:48

Caine says:

That sounds right - that expression is definitely one that states "I am the coolest thing ever...now Gimme Food!"

14th Aug 2009, 23:52

Sprocket says:

he really took some lumps out of the other swans when they came too close to his food

14th Aug 2009, 23:57

JokerXL says:

Aw, classic! Great set, Swans can look so cross, and well done for getting so close!

Be careful though, a swan can break your back with a single swish of its wing, oh yes, dismember you with a sideways glance they can. I read it on th'internet, if you fed it a piece of bread with your fingers he'll have your whole arm off before you can say "Holy-Hovis BatCat!".
So watchit!

15th Aug 2009, 07:01

Wendle says:

I love number 4; chin down, sad eyes, pleeeeease give me some food?
And the one on the left in number 7 looks sooooo angry!
Awesome shots :)

15th Aug 2009, 08:22

FilbertFox says:

them's aint gannets

15th Aug 2009, 08:58

Viv says:

brave man :)

15th Aug 2009, 12:48

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