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Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

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Another from our trip to Cape Cod, New England, USA in May. The Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) - common and widespread, nesting and roosting in wet, marchy or brushy habitats.

Many thanks for your great response to yesterday's Baltimore Oriole with a special Thank You to Phillip (PhillipMinnis) for the GEA - all greatly appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:13 May 2011 - 8:26 PM
Focal Length:700mm 13.1m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:22 Jul 2011 - 8:57 AM
Tags:Agelaius phoeniceus, Bird, Blackbird, Cape cod, Massachusetts, New england, Red-winged, Usa, Wildbird, Wildlife / nature
Votes:43

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 9:04 AM

Perfectly captured, Sylvia, a top class image, as always. Carol

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 9:18 AM

Superb composition here Sylvia, well done again.....

Ade

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 9:44 AM

Excellent eye and diagonal with the perch Sylvia
Richard

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 11:04 AM

Very good shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 11:05 AM

Sylvia, Great photograph and excellent frame.
Thanks for the help yesterday, it was vey much appreciated. I played for hours with it and I think I have it sussed now.

Johnjo

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 1:51 PM

Superb detailed image, lovely colour...............Sandy

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Samuel_Aron
22 Jul 2011 - 3:02 PM

Stunning capture!
Sam.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 3:42 PM

Great line of the perch into the frame Sylvia. Gives lots of emphasis to that lovely bird. Top class focus and exposure.
Ron

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2011 - 3:57 PM

A brilliant shot.
Dave

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 4:09 PM

Great shot Sylvia and well presented
Lillian

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Devon_Wild
22 Jul 2011 - 4:16 PM

Superb ...........Rob

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
22 Jul 2011 - 4:58 PM

Hi Sylvia, superb gray.

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 5:43 PM

Another stunning bird very sharp and superbly captured.
Steve.

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Paintman
Paintman e2 Member 8902 forum postsPaintman vcard United Kingdom173 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 5:53 PM

An excellent shot. I like the touch of red on the wings.

Alan.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 7:53 PM

beautiful bird shot

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91925 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2011 - 9:43 PM

Superbly placed in the frame Sylvia - I like the touch of colour just showing on the wings.
Brian.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2011 - 5:46 AM


Quote: Perfectly captured, Sylvia, a top class image, as always. Carol

I quite agree

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Gezina
Gezina  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2011 - 7:20 PM

Great shot of yet another beautifully coloured bird - well set off against a very pleasing b/g - Ina

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2011 - 11:52 PM

A real corker, he certainly is a handsome looking bird

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