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Male Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)

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Many thanks for your votes and great comments on yesterday's upload with a special thank you to Richard (Mossyoak) for his UA. Very much appreciated Smile

Another Oriole today, this time a young male Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) in full song. You can just see the tip of his tongue.

Settings: F/5.6 1/500sec ISO320 manual@500mm tripod

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon 500mm F4L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Male Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:30 Jun 2010 - 8:09 AM
Tags:Baltimore, Bird, Cape, Close-up / macro, Cod, England, Galbula, Icterus, Landscape / travel, Ma, Male, New, Oriole, Singing, Usa, Wild, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47

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maratsuikka
30 Jun 2010 - 8:10 AM

YOUR BEST SYLVIA

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Kingfisher8
30 Jun 2010 - 8:22 AM

Beautiful bird well done.

keith.

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DannoM
DannoM  556 forum posts England
30 Jun 2010 - 8:25 AM

great shot sylvia. Deserves to do very well. Has it all for me! Dan.

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2010 - 8:36 AM

Great timing Sylvia, wonderful looking bird

Jon

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2010 - 8:48 AM

Another stunner Sylvia and boy that perch must be worn out from Oriole's. Great square on pose and timed in song. Light, exposure and detail all first class
Richard

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finepetportraits

Fantastic shot! Stunning.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2010 - 9:21 AM

handsome looking bird and great shot

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lesgoodey
lesgoodey e2 Member 8lesgoodey vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2010 - 9:24 AM

Very nice sharp shot.

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Adderwatcher
30 Jun 2010 - 10:54 AM

Superb!!
Scott

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Julian
Julian  976 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2010 - 1:09 PM

I really like the pose he's strutting. Looks really full of life. Nicely taken colours. clean background and detail all make it work for me.
Julian

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2010 - 1:57 PM

He is such a beautiful coloured fellow. You've captured him really well Sylvia. Singing his little heart out too! .......Sandy

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bokeh  6 Romania
30 Jun 2010 - 3:33 PM

stunning capture,lovely colours and details
mirc

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lianna
lianna  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2010 - 8:33 PM

Excellent capture Sylvia x x

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Gezina
Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2010 - 9:05 PM

Love the proud stance and action in full song - lovely shot of a beautiful bird - Ina

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  5
30 Jun 2010 - 9:15 PM

Hi a totally stunning bird and capture, excelent, gray,

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2010 - 6:51 AM

A top class shot - excellent detail, a good pose, and caught in mid song - a lovely looking bird too

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Alec1
Alec1  6 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2010 - 10:59 AM

Exellent capture of a stunning looking bird.
Alec.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom95 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2010 - 12:04 PM

Superbly sharp capture, great timing.

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2010 - 6:41 PM

Just caught up with your superb shots Sylvia, sorry but clicks only.
A beautiful specimen here, lovely detail, color and love the perch, quite envious of this one,
Regards,
Geoff.

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2010 - 8:39 PM

Excellent work Sylvia,detailed and sharp !!

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2010 - 1:08 PM

A cracking shot of this beautiful bird bursting into song, you've timed this one to perfection

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