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Wilson's Warbler

Wilson's Warbler
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Copyright: Mario Olteanu (Mariol) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 15 N: 1654] (8221)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-05-13
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Canon 100-400L 4.5-5.6 IS USM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-06-11 15:45
Viewed: 1612
Points: 10
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Done during spring migration in a local park .

The Wilson's Warbler (Cardellina pusilla) is a small New World warbler. It is greenish above and yellow below, with rounded wings and a long, slim tail. The male has a black crown patch; depending on the subspecies, that mark is reduced or absent in the female. It breeds across Canada and south through the western United States, and winters from Mexico south through much of Central America. It is a very rare vagrant to western Europe.

Wilson's Warbler is an insectivore, feeding primarily on insects gleaned from leaves and twigs, or caught by fly-catching. Some of these insects include beetles, bees, or caterpillars. The Wilson's Warbler is an active forager, moving rapidly through shrubs, on the ground, and sometimes in taller trees during the winter. Feeding birds often twitch their tails or flick their wings nervously. The observed feeding rate of the male Wilson's warbler was not significantly different between males with or without mates. It also eats a few berries.
(From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-06-12 4:44]

H Mario,another nice small friend taken in a great way,very bright yellow and the best sharpness as possible,very well done! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Bonjour Mario,
Agréable valorisation du sujet.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.

Hello Mario
Wow ! What a beautiful bird and captured with great detail, superb pose and point of view, great contrast with blurred BG
thanks for sharing

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  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2015-06-13 1:32]

great bird photography for many respects !.. like the eye contact and stunning feather detail; .. well done again Mario !

nuri :)

Hi Mario,

Perfect image of this Wilson's Warbler, excellent sharpness,

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