Nature in our Man-Made World

Challenge #24 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In this challenge, show us an example where nature, such as plants, insects, spiders or other small creatures, has used a man-made object to its advantage. Macro or close-ups only, and outside in the natural world if possible. Large trees such as those growing at Ta Prohn in Cambodia will be DQ'd. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Brown Parrot defending its nest hole in a telegraph pole
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Brown Parrot in Uganda chasing off intruders directly above an occupied house
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Submitted: Saturday, 8th December, 2012 22:15 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 3rd March, 2012
Focal length: 400 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 400
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