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says the Siete Colores, the name is self explanatory. The latin name of this little bird is Tangara Lavata.
For all of you who prefer smaller birds Smile

Many thanks to those who visited the spoonbill and his mates from the lagoon.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:23 Feb 2014 - 3:44 PM
Focal Length:550mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:I find myself in a prickly situation
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:2 May 2014 - 9:44 PM
Tags:Bird, Costa rica, Siete colores 7 colores, Tangara lavata, Wildlife / nature
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2014 - 9:56 PM

Excellent shot, superb title.

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AlexAppleby
2 May 2014 - 10:34 PM

Beautiful, colourful little guy!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2014 - 10:38 PM

It's remarkable what bird's can perch on and apparently avoid injury; a fine shot of this colourful specimen, Annette.
R.

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2014 - 10:51 PM

Great shot Annette. He cetainly looks a bit of a dandy with such a multi coloured plumage.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
2 May 2014 - 11:06 PM

Fascinating image.

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 12:04 AM

Needs to tread carefully. A colourful little character you've captured Annette.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 12:24 AM

This is like a painting. What a fabulous bird.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 1:15 AM

He is very pretty--- I do not think the thorns are bothering him! nasty looking twig!

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bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 5:32 AM

A wonderful coloured bird Annette nice shot.
Rob

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 6:23 AM

A little beauty, Annette. Carol

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch Plus Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 6:39 AM

I love your title, Annette... Smile
Cracking good image of this colourful little bird.
I see it was some distance away, too...

Simon

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 7:00 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8689 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1191 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 8:05 AM

Nature's version of the anti-intruder fence.
Moira

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ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 8:37 AM

Well constructed image - lovely colours.

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65035 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 10:36 AM

Not only thorns, but he's fallen into a paintpot too. Not his day. Sad
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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 2:05 PM

Not recommended to sit down here then Annette !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2271 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2014 - 3:25 PM

What a beUtiful and unusual bird...yes he is in a Prickly situation

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 7:37 AM

Bet he feels like a giant sitting amongst those pointy mountains Grin

Wonderful colours on this little chap! And you've captured them well, Annette.

Andrew

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 9:54 AM

Very lovely.
New to me.

B.

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6 May 2014 - 9:09 PM

A fine shot of this bright and beauitfully coloured little bird, he looks a real character

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gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 3:33 AM

Wow -- watch where you step.
-=\Walter

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