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Plectrophenax nivalis

Plectrophenax nivalis
Photo Information
Copyright: Heidi Pedersen (HeidiIrene) (177)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D70, Sigma 70-3004-5.6DAPOmacro
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-04-05 2:37
Viewed: 4419
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Snøspurv, Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)

The Snow Bunting, sometimes colloquially called "snowflake", is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It is an arctic specialist, with a circumpolar Arctic breeding range throughout the northern hemisphere. It is fairly large and long-winged for a bunting, 15-18 cm long and with a wingspan of 32–38 cm, and weighing 26–50g.

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  • Great 
  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-04-05 5:07]

Hi Heidi !
Nice picture.
Some clear and beautiful colors. Excellent.
Very good surprise.

Have a nice day,

  • Great 
  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2009-04-05 7:16]

Excellent capture. Well done.

  • eliz Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 167 W: 20 N: 271] (1537)
  • [2009-04-05 9:54]

Snow Bunting at it home: the cold nord . nice

Aww... beautiful picture - lovely to see an animal at home, happy in the snow, where he belongs.

Great note too.

hello Heidi
very good moment,
the colours have written splendidly, very good photo

Hello Heidi
wonderful shot of this bunting in the snow
the bird is very well focused
great composition

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