A male bearded reedling catches a cranefly. This species is a master of balance and the bird was spotted by Dutch photographer Edwin Kats using two stems to position itself over a shallow stream. He noticed the small bird - also know as a bearded tit - looking out for a snack. When a tasty cranefly flitted by, the reedling was able to dip down and catch it in one swift motion.
"Os ventos que às vezes tiram algo que amamos, são os mesmos que trazem algo que aprendemos a amar... Por isso não devemos chorar ...pelo que nos foi tirado e sim, aprender a amar o que nos foi dado. Pois tudo aquilo que é realmente nosso, nunca se vai para sempre..."
“My point in mentioning this is only to say that people who feel any sort of regret where you are concerned will suppose you are angry, and they will see anger in what you do, even if you're just quietly going about a life of your own choosing. They make you doubt yourself, which, depending on cases, can be a severe distraction and a waste of time. This is a thing I wish I had understood much earlier than I did.” ― Marilynne Robinson, Gilead