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Dark-Eyed Junco


Dark-Eyed Junco
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Copyright: Trevor McLeod (rapidshot) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 225 W: 0 N: 419] (2844)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC-H5
Exposure: f/4, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-01-25 14:15
Viewed: 1804
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Here's an old shot from the end of September 2007. I had to crop it, but I left enough rock so everyone could see how well it blends in with it.

A flash of white tail feathers serves as an alarm to other members of the flock.
The Dark-eyed Junco was the most common feeder bird in North America during the 1996-1997 Project FeederWatch season.
They mainly eat insects and seeds. However, they will sometimes eat their own droppings.
A group of sparrows has many collective nouns, including a "crew", "flutter", "meinie", "quarrel", and "ubiquity" of sparrows.

http://identify.whatbird.com/obj/125/_/Dark-eyed_Junco.aspx

note: cropped

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Hello Trevor

Good photo of this bird that almost always
stay at ground or ground level, fine POV,
beautiful eye-contact with you, TFS

Asbed

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2013-01-25 23:38]

interesting species. small bird with good colors. nicely photographed with environment. tfs.

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