Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Carolina Wren with caterpillar

Photo: John Howard

John Howard shared this beautiful photo with me a while back, and I wanted to in turn share it with you. He has caught one of the bird world's premier fuss-budgets, a Carolina Wren, Thryothorus ludovicianus, just after it snagged a fat caterpillar. For this little rotund red-brown ball of feathers, eating that cat will be about like one of us scarfing down a footlong hotdog.

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1 comment:

Guy said...

Hi Jim

Really nice colour on this shot, I really like seeing all the delicate markings.

Regards
Guy