Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

White-breasted Nuthatch

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Upgrade to e2

Tired of clicking to see a large version? Upgrade to e2 to browse all photos automatically at their largest size.
Add Comment

*********

White-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta carolinensis
5-6" (13-15 cm)

The nuthatch's incredible climbing agility comes from an extra long hind toe claw or nail--particularly visible in the LARGER VERSION of this image.

***************

Camera:Nikon D200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor 80-400mm Check out Nikon Nation!
Title:White-breasted Nuthatch
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:12 Mar 2007 - 7:24 PM
Tags:Birds, Close-up / macro, General, Usa, White-breasted nuthatch, Wildlife / nature
Votes:107

Comments

John_Horner
John_Horner e2 Member 9John_Horner vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 7:26 PM

Perfection.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101763 forum postsexposure vcard England
12 Mar 2007 - 7:27 PM

A Beautiful composition lovely bird detail sharp lovely tones and light and d.o.f.
Pauline.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8391 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 7:30 PM

Lovely colour and detail Jennn, and a super pose. Excellent work
C

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

User_Removed
12 Mar 2007 - 7:34 PM

Wow! An incredible shot, one of the best I've seen of this great little bird. Captured it's habit perfectly.
Col

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

BertC
BertC e2 Member 829 forum postsBertC vcard Malta
12 Mar 2007 - 7:36 PM

Great work Jenn ...
Bert

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

markb2815
markb2815 e2 Member 7markb2815 vcard
12 Mar 2007 - 7:42 PM

Great capture ,good detailed shot, well done

Mark

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Cole
Cole e2 Member 1053 forum postsCole vcard England16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 7:53 PM

awesome capture, really well done

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Attwellr
Attwellr e2 Member 8Attwellr vcard
12 Mar 2007 - 7:57 PM

Brilliant work. love It. Rich

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Lynxeffect
Lynxeffect e2 Member 8Lynxeffect vcard United Kingdom
12 Mar 2007 - 7:59 PM

What a superb capture...lovely tonal qualities...nice job

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

GlynnisFrith
GlynnisFrith e2 Member 8GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 8:04 PM

What a photo you have here a typical pose of the nuthatch
Glynnis

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

bfgstew
bfgstew e2 Member 8668 forum postsbfgstew vcard England105 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 8:05 PM

Perfection, probably your best yet!
Stew

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

sunshot
sunshot e2 Member 9sunshot vcard United Kingdom
12 Mar 2007 - 8:06 PM

amazing detail in this superb capture jennnnnn, very well taken.

marc.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 8:06 PM

Your lens is just amazing....this is a wonderful shot!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 91107 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 8:11 PM

Fabulous details Jenn, great colours and a terrific pose

Malcolm

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

G73photography
G73photography e2 Member 8417 forum postsG73photography vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 8:16 PM

super sharp and super colourfull, G

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Adrian_Reynolds
Adrian_Reynolds e2 Member 10202 forum postsAdrian_Reynolds vcard Scotland
12 Mar 2007 - 8:16 PM

What a great angle to catch this fellow at Jenn, fine detailed feathers, great shot, Adian

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

una
una e2 Member 11una vcard United Kingdom
12 Mar 2007 - 8:18 PM

Brilliant work ,great tones.
Una.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

phil_j
phil_j e2 Member 8133 forum postsphil_j vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 8:19 PM

Wonderful pose, typical nuthatch.
Superb colour and detail, all round a fantastic shot Jennnn, lik it a lot.

Phil_j

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Rachy1821
Rachy1821 e2 Member 8Rachy1821 vcard England
12 Mar 2007 - 8:24 PM

Stunning image the detail is excellent!!

Rachel

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

MarkT
MarkT e2 Member 10119 forum postsMarkT vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 8:29 PM

Superb detail and shot.

Mark.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

elcid
elcid e2 Member 10150 forum postselcid vcard England
12 Mar 2007 - 8:30 PM

Superb shot Jenn, great capture.

Bill.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 8:32 PM

What an incredible shot. Outstanding.
Ron

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

KKmoments
KKmoments e2 Member 8KKmoments vcard United Kingdom
12 Mar 2007 - 8:36 PM

Jennnnn I'm speechless the colours/detail on this beautiful nuthatch are just awesome... superb photography.... deserves a HC.... brilliant.
Karen Smile

PS: The aperture was F2.8 I shall remember in future - thank you for your kind comments Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Simon_Whitehouse

Cracking Shot.

Smithy

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

thorn
thorn e2 Member 10124 forum poststhorn vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 8:48 PM

Hi Jennnnn,
A splendid specimen of this little bird,awesome colours,angle,dof and presentation.take care.AnnSmile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

mommy2cutekids
mommy2cutekids e2 Member 8mommy2cutekids vcard United States
12 Mar 2007 - 8:50 PM

Incredible shot-very nicely done!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 8:59 PM

Brilliant work Jennn
Mike

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Possum
Possum e2 Member 8148 forum postsPossum vcard England
12 Mar 2007 - 9:02 PM

One of your finest shots for me. Truly outstanding detail and colour.
Allie

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Ingleman
Ingleman e2 Member 7Ingleman vcard 4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 9:11 PM

An extraordinary shot! Colours, capture and compostion absoutely fabulous.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 9:13 PM

Fantastic image Jennn.Excellent.
Tom.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

scouseterrier
scouseterrier e2 Member 7scouseterrier vcard England
12 Mar 2007 - 9:19 PM

great angle that you have captured this lovely little bird. Great detail.

Dee Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

BeiK
BeiK e2 Member 8BeiK vcard Scotland
12 Mar 2007 - 9:19 PM

Excellent shot and composition. Simply superb!
Bitte

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

PatrickSmith
PatrickSmith e2 Member 91205 forum postsPatrickSmith vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 9:36 PM

Wow, there is something about the straight lines of the wood and the stiff pose of the bird that are just perfectly matched. Excellent.

Patrick

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

CaroleA
CaroleA e2 Member 8CaroleA vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 9:53 PM

Superb work, yet again. Clarity, composition, and the colours in particular stand out. Plus, as ever, beautifully presented.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

mickf1
mickf1 e2 Member 8mickf1 vcard England
12 Mar 2007 - 10:22 PM

Fantastic image, well detailed and so clear.
Mick

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

dven
dven e2 Member 9dven vcard United Kingdom
12 Mar 2007 - 10:37 PM

A super image. this is my favorite little bird

dven

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

thearmsofvenusdemilo
thearmsofvenusdemilo e2 Member 10644 forum poststhearmsofvenusdemilo vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 10:40 PM

WOW now this is good Jennn.

Colin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

dionne
dionne e2 Member 1029 forum postsdionne vcard United Kingdom
12 Mar 2007 - 11:02 PM

Wonderful detail and light.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

KBan
KBan e2 Member 9468 forum postsKBan vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2007 - 11:22 PM

well caught Jennn
keith

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Brilane
Brilane e2 Member 8Brilane vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2007 - 12:26 AM

Brilliant picture, Jennn. - Brian.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Paul Morgan
Paul Morgan e2 Member 1316094 forum postsPaul Morgan vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2007 - 12:31 AM

Very well taken Jennifer, lovely.

Paul

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

aitchbrown
aitchbrown e2 Member 9247 forum postsaitchbrown vcard United Kingdom
13 Mar 2007 - 1:04 AM

Yes !!! Can you just say YES? louder YES< YES>..... oh and wow too. helen

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9200 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2007 - 1:09 AM

Amazing detail! Pretty cool how he can hang on like that. One of his little claws is jammed fight into the wood.

Ty

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

A_Harrison
A_Harrison e2 Member 10260 forum postsA_Harrison vcard Canada
13 Mar 2007 - 5:36 AM

Wow Jen. Your best bird pic yet. this is so very good

Allan

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

chrissd
chrissd e2 Member 9304 forum postschrissd vcard United Kingdom
13 Mar 2007 - 5:42 AM

cor.....this is a beauuuuuty, double wow
chris

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2007 - 7:43 AM

What a great pose Jennnn, well captured!

gill

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
13 Mar 2007 - 7:45 AM

A cracker of a shot Jennn, superb colour and detail. Love the pose too.

Ali

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

norton
norton e2 Member 11norton vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2007 - 8:39 AM

Excellent detail and colour,superb capture Jennnnn.........

Tony.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

didgpix
didgpix e2 Member 8didgpix vcard
13 Mar 2007 - 9:56 AM

Excellent pose, beautiful pin sharp detail and perfectly composed and presented.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

DiegoDesigns
DiegoDesigns e2 Member 8117 forum postsDiegoDesigns vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2007 - 9:59 AM

A simply fantastic capture, quite stunning in it's detail.

Dave

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

tull
tull e2 Member 11181 forum poststull vcard United Kingdom
13 Mar 2007 - 10:28 AM

Superb detail and colours Jennnnnn with excellent dof.

Mark.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

piccy
piccy e2 Member 8piccy vcard Wales
13 Mar 2007 - 6:01 PM

Wow, first class, such detail and closeness.
Freda

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

KingArthur
KingArthur e2 Member 8KingArthur vcard Malta
14 Mar 2007 - 12:01 AM

Wow ... left me speechless Jenn! Yes, jaw dropped too ... phew, stunning shot! Photography in excellence, congrats!

Joe

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

skoffs
skoffs e2 Member 8skoffs vcard United States
14 Mar 2007 - 3:07 AM

Really unique pose. Great capture Jenn.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2007 - 5:18 AM

Jennn, you have outdone yourself here. What a shot!!! -=Walter

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

angelamary
angelamary e2 Member 9angelamary vcard England
14 Mar 2007 - 11:13 AM

What a truely beautiful shot Jenn... It's gorgeous!! Such details and colour! Well deserving of an award... you've got my vote!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 961 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2007 - 2:40 PM

Absolutely awesome. Superb clarity. Large is out of this world.
Paul

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2007 - 4:09 PM

An absolute belter.What a pose, what super detail. Top quality Jennnnnnn.

Brian.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

hebdens
hebdens e2 Member 9hebdens vcard
14 Mar 2007 - 4:11 PM

this is fab, perfection !
Tracy

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2007 - 4:16 PM

This is an unbelieveable capture and deserves at least an EC. AWESOME, Jennn. And I love the sheen on the wing!

WOW...

Andrew Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

PLCimagery
PLCimagery e2 Member 877 forum postsPLCimagery vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2007 - 2:30 PM

what can i say thats not been said! it's a bit good!!!!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

shaggydoo
shaggydoo e2 Member 9shaggydoo vcard
16 Mar 2007 - 3:45 PM

Super capture,Jenn! The colours are amazing
Andrew

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Loupix
Loupix e2 Member 880 forum postsLoupix vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2007 - 12:34 AM

glad to make this 101 Smile

ReasSmile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.