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Common Redpoll male spring 2011


Common Redpoll male spring 2011
Photo Information
Copyright: Denis Doucet (Sawwhet) Silver Note Writer [C: 8 W: 0 N: 92] (409)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-03-28
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300s, Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4 ED+Nikon TC14EII
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/2000 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-10-31 17:31
Viewed: 2764
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Common Redpoll / Sizerin flammé
Carduelis flammea

The winter of 2010-2011 saw an important invasion of Redpolls across much of Eastern North America. While they spent much of the winter hanging out at our feeders, they were also absent for protracted periods. This spring individual was beginning to get lots of colour, perhaps in preparation for nesting season far from our part of Canada when it showed up at home (more than almost any other of the 100 or so individuals present at that time), likely on its way to parts further north.

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To anel: Merci Anne!Sawwhet 1 11-01 15:22
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what a gorgeous little fellow and what a superb capture Denis Doucet!Fantastic white balance, natural moderate colors and simplicity once again!
Regards,
George Veltchev

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-10-31 22:26]

Hi,
Very colorful and cute little Redpoll, good one. tfs.
nagraj.v

Hallo Denis,
a very beautiful capture, good sharpness and fantastic colours, excellent point of view and marvellous close composition
TFS
Best regards
Maurizio

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2011-10-31 23:06]

Splendid photo of this Common Redpol, thanks for sharing!
Regards, Jozsef

Hello Denis,
A very interesting bird. He has the original plumage. A great composition.
Regards
Lucja

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-11-01 4:16]

Magnificent redpoll and fantastic pic,the best way to show us the beautiful plumage of this little friend,great sharpness,colors and composition.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-11-01 4:24]

Hello Denis,
Fantastic photo in splendid colours, very good sharpness, details, blurred background, pose and composition.
Regards,
Peter

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-11-01 6:19]
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Bojour Denis,
Quel adorable oiseau et quel regard tendre, on lui pardonnerai tout..
De belles couleurs et une très belle présentation décentrée. La netteté pourrait être encore améliorée, mais l'ensemble est très, très plaisant.
Un grand merci
Anne

Hello Denis,
Another interesting species of bird with splendid colors.
A very nice image with perfect focus and exposure.
Exceptional clarity and sharpness.
Thanks for sharing!
Marius.

Beautiful bird Denis! Excellent photo! The colors are fantastic
Regards,
Christodoulos

Hi,
This is a pretty bird. Great shot!

very beautiful pose, fine composition and photo performance!
regards Nasos

Bonjour Denis,
Un bon angle de prise de vue valorisant bien le sujet sous une excellente profondeur de champ.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

hello Denis
super coloured bird with great details and nice pose
\thanks greeting lou

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