Sunday, April 17, 2011

Yellowhammer


Colours straight out of a child's paintbox - blue sky, fresh green hawthorn foliage and a sulphur-yellow yellowhammer.


The hedgerows around here are full of their wheezy song at the moment.

Click here to listen to the song

6 comments:

  1. Perfect exposure both the cameras and the Yellowhammer.

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  2. Hi Adrian, for once, it stayed still long enough for me to compose the picture

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  3. What a little darling. Very helpful link to the song too.

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  4. This somewhat reminds me of the way our goldfinches have "yellowed up" in the past few weeks. Spring is especially slow coming to northern Colorado this year

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  5. The British library has a good collection of on-line birdsong, Toffeeapple....

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  6. Spring has really arrived here with a rush, Patricia

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