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Red Fox Sparrow


Red Fox Sparrow
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Copyright: Jan Smith (lovenature) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 987 W: 52 N: 1787] (6391)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-09-16
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-02-22 10:56
Viewed: 2289
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Red Fox Sparrow is a New World Sparrow.

I believe this is a male and female Fox Sparrow. I was fortunate to find both in one location.

A large sparrow that often feeds on the ground and under dense thickets. This sparrow has many beautiful songs a treat to listen to.

Nesting sites are often on the ground with up to 5 eggs that are pale green to greenish white and are heavily blocked with reddish brown. Occasionally nesting in trees or subs but never more than eight feed off the ground. Both parent care and feed their young with insects and seeds.

Hand held.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-02-22 11:08]

Hello Janice,
Nice photo of these Fox Sparrows. Beautiful natural colours against a fine blurred background.
Regards,
Peter

Nice capture Janice
I'm attempting to catch a baby mink on my deck today. Cute lil guy...

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6449 W: 89 N: 15592] (65238)
  • [2016-02-23 5:24]

Hi Janice,a beautiful capture of this couple of red sparrows,i like a lot the sharpness despite the different perspective levels of the 2 birds,original and interestins shot! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

hallo Janice
very nice to see this couple so together
beautiful colours and good composition
thanks gr lou

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 819 W: 0 N: 2406] (10606)
  • [2016-02-27 7:37]

Hi Janice,
A nice capture of these birds ..
Sharpness, clolours and composition are fantastic.
Have a nice weekend,
Seyfi

Hello Janice,
Excellent capture of the two Sparrows. Nice natural colors and very good details despite the distance...
Marius.

Hello Janice

Lovely photo of these birds, fine POV and framing,
excellent focus, sharpness, and details, TFS

Asbed

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2752 W: 280 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-03-19 20:05]

Hello Janice,
Don't know how I missed this beautiful shot. Lovely couple as they sit side by side in an attractive composition. Rich colors and sharply focused displaying excellent detail and just the right amount of exposure. I really like the bold rust colored markings on the males breast. Well done!!
Ron

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