Roach1969
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'Stop yelling at me.... I didn't do it' - Noisy Minor Chicks

Meet ' Squirt & Midget'. A pair of noisy minor chicks I rescued and housed for 24 & 48 hours then released back to the wild for their parents to finish raising...
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Meet ' Squirt & Midget'. A pair of noisy minor chicks I rescued and housed for 24 & 48 hours then released back to the wild for their parents to finish raising.

Midget was found in my driveway at 11pm one evening after returning home from a night out on the town. Squirt was dropped off on my doorstep by his parents at 6pm the next evening. I fed and housed them until the parents showed up on day three wanting their children back. I placed them in a cage outside, then opened the door and waited for them to join their parents.

This is Squirt left, Midget right, waiting for me to feed them
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jefflaidlaw
 
jefflaidlaw February 01, 2015
Nice catch; nicely titled :)
borderlight
 
borderlight February 02, 2015
That is hilarious!! The expression of the one on the left is priceless :) Great capture!
lamarh PRO+
 
lamarh February 08, 2015
great story and nice shot.
Roach1969
 
Roach1969 February 08, 2015
Thanks Jeff :D
Roach1969
 
Roach1969 February 08, 2015
Thanks Cristal... Yep little Squirt looks likes he/she's being told off by their sibling :)
Roach1969
 
Roach1969 February 08, 2015
Thanks LaMar... This pic was taken over a year ago. These 2 still visit me each day for snacks :)
Jacic
 
Jacic March 14, 2015
Very cute :)
Roach1969
Roach1969 March 14, 2015
Thanks Jacinta :D
AnjanR
 
AnjanR March 25, 2015
Amazing capture.. i love it
Roach1969
Roach1969 March 26, 2015
Thank you :D
Athena_B
 
Athena_B March 25, 2015
Congrats on your well deserved Contest Finalist!
Roach1969
Roach1969 March 26, 2015
Thank you :D
CMcDaniel PRO+
 
CMcDaniel March 25, 2015
I imagined a kid being fussed out by his parent... too cute, congrats!
Roach1969
Roach1969 March 26, 2015
Thank you :D
syndicampbellschmitt
 
syndicampbellschmitt April 03, 2015
I love this , what a great capture
Roach1969
Roach1969 April 03, 2015
Thank you Syndi :D
Rustybucket8472
 
Rustybucket8472 July 15, 2015
Congratulations on your win in Animal Humor.
Roach1969
Roach1969 July 15, 2015
Thanks Russ.... It was a nice surprise to get the message from Viewbug this morning :D
IrogSinta
 
IrogSinta July 15, 2015
Great story, perfect title, funny names, and a cool shot! I love this!
Roach1969
Roach1969 July 15, 2015
Cheers, Thank you Ronald :D
margaretgodfrey PRO
 
margaretgodfrey July 15, 2015
Congrats on winning people's choice with this shot :)
Roach1969
Roach1969 July 15, 2015
Cheers, Thank you Margaret :D
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denisenewman September 15, 2015
LOVE this =D
Roach1969
Roach1969 September 15, 2015
Cheers, thanks Denise :D
donanzinger PRO
 
donanzinger September 15, 2015
Great image Shelley, beautifully timed!
Roach1969
Roach1969 September 15, 2015
Cheers, thanks Don :D
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blairwacha September 16, 2015
This is one of those, "right place, right time" photos. Well done!
Roach1969
Roach1969 September 16, 2015
Cheers, Thanks Blair.... yes this was the pick of the bunch from the MANY photos taken that day :D
markporteous PRO
 
markporteous July 28, 2016
Would I be right in assuming the one on the left is male? :-)
Roach1969
Roach1969 August 02, 2016
lolz.....got a giggle out of that comment.... D
markporteous PRO
 
markporteous August 06, 2016
It really is a great shot.
Roach1969
Roach1969 August 07, 2016
Cheers, thanks Mark :)
catherinethompson PRO
 
catherinethompson November 07, 2016
Brilliant. Easy to see who's in charge in this one.
pamwemhaner
 
pamwemhaner December 28, 2016
I love this capture. Unfortunately the white lines behind the birds are a distraction and take away from the intensity of the larger bird's intense expression. Great capture.
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Tarka January 04, 2017
Loving this photograph
francescabullet PRO+
 
francescabullet January 08, 2017
photo very funny, my compliments
qqqueenchumash PRO
 
qqqueenchumash January 22, 2017
This is great????so cute & so fitting
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