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Peanut Snatcher

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 22 December 2014 in Animal & Insect.

I put peanuts out for the squirrels and the blue jays have taken them all in just a few minutes!

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2019 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Unusual for squirrels to miss out but what a sweet little bird.

22 Dec 2014 5:59am

Devi from Chennai, India

Wow !! Elaine... that's a lovely shot !! Wonderful details!! Hope you have a series of shots in this...

22 Dec 2014 5:59am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Oh il est vraiment merveilleux.
Les couleurs superbes.
et une très belle scène de ce geai .
Extra. )

22 Dec 2014 6:42am

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

But what a beautiful thief in blue.

22 Dec 2014 7:20am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Aw but he's a handsome little fellow, so he can be forgiven. Do you have red squirrels?

22 Dec 2014 8:42am

@Ainsley: We only have gray squirrels, black squirrels and little chipmunks. I have never seen a red squirrel!

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Extra
JP

22 Dec 2014 8:46am

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe prise!! amitiés

22 Dec 2014 8:58am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

cute little bird, i like its lovely blue colors.

22 Dec 2014 9:33am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

*love it*

22 Dec 2014 9:35am

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Really a very nice capture !! a bird that does not live here

22 Dec 2014 10:05am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Très belle prise!!

22 Dec 2014 10:27am

michel creze from le havre, France

Beautiful shot !

22 Dec 2014 11:08am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Good for them and good for you too in capturing this moment

22 Dec 2014 2:29pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful close up ! Lovely image of a cute bird with beautiful colors. Have a great week, Elaine. :)

22 Dec 2014 2:36pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Merry Christmas! :)

22 Dec 2014 3:48pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

wooooooooow!
very nice!
very nice!
L O V E L Y !!!

22 Dec 2014 4:25pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

5 stars from me! Love the vibrant color

22 Dec 2014 5:30pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

SPECTACULAR !! An image spectacular !

22 Dec 2014 5:42pm

Mohammad/Navvab from shiraz, Iran

wow
amazing shot Elaine!
its just beautiful

22 Dec 2014 6:57pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

perfect timing, elaine!

wonderful shot of this beautiful bird! :-))

22 Dec 2014 11:03pm

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Good shot of the jay. He seems to be enjoying the peanuts

22 Dec 2014 11:04pm

Maxine from Christchurch, New Zealand

Those squirrels need to get quicker. Thats a neat photo. we feed our chooks along with the wild birds, they watch us , we are under 24hr surveillance by sparrows and thrushs!

23 Dec 2014 12:11am

Abena from Illinois, United States

this is gorgeous ! I love the focus and color!

23 Dec 2014 4:54am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle image cet oiseau de très belle couleur qui tient dans son bec la nourriture superbe
amitié

23 Dec 2014 6:41am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

beau

23 Dec 2014 9:29am

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Beautiful pose and attitude in a good composition with great colors and isolation.

23 Dec 2014 11:47pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

A wonderful shot, Elaine; I so love the colors!

24 Dec 2014 12:17am

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

lovely birds by omid

Beautiful Birds by Ruthiebear