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American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch
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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: 2012-08-22
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC H50
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-03-06 14:07
Viewed: 1814
Points: 9
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Here; I waited by these Bull Thistle weeds. The male Goldfinch here is probably eating this one, but they also use them for nesting material. Another interesting fact is that their yellow colour comes from the food they eat.

Note: cropped

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Hello Trevor

A beautiful photo of the American Goldfinch,
fine POV and framing with beautiful light, TFS



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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-03-07 6:13]

Hello Trevor,
Nice photo of this American Goldfinch in its natural environment. Fine choice of composition.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-03-07 14:27]

Hi Trevor,what a confusion into this beautiful composition...ehehe..there are a lot of things to see,not only the bright yellow of this nice goldfinch,but all the very nice environmente too,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

A great bunch of things to see. A pitty the goldfinch is not sharp.
best regards

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