Shortly after I had seen the chaffinch on the tree and it had flown away, I could spot it at the edge of the path in the sprouting grass. The beautiful evening light shone in stripes across the path and the chaffinch could be seen again and again as if in a spotlight. A great play of light and shadow around the bird. Only in the viewfinder and thus looking through the long telephoto lens I could discover that he had seedlings in his beak again and again — the typical food of the chaffinch in this season.
So I followed the bird a little bit to take a whole series of nice shots. I show four more in a gallery afterwards: