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© Ron LaFond
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Photo Info
UploadedOctober 21, 2008
TakenOctober 21, 2008
ModelCanon EOS 40D
Exposure1/80 sec at f/9
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length400 mm
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Island Scrub Jay
Aphelocoma insularis

One of a pair who inhabit my yard. And do they like peanuts!

41 responses

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (21 Oct 2008):

    Nice colours and clarity!

  • David L Dubrick

    David L Dubrick (Deleted) gave props (21 Oct 2008):


  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    Great sharp shot with nice composition & colors. Beautiful bird, Ron.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    REALLY good shot, Ron! Marvelous color, detail, composition... EVERYTHING clicks.

  • Chelsea Rising

    Chelsea Rising gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    Wow, great portrait!

  • Dani Barchana

    Dani Barchana (Deleted) gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    Wonderful catch, good lighting.

  • Dianna Geiser

    Dianna Geiser gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    Beautiful shot, Ron. I love her (?) expression. Great detail against a lovely background. Very nicely done.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    Great capture! Looks like you have a very photographic pair!

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (26 Oct 2008):

    Great job!! I know I can't get a shot anywhere that good.

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (26 Oct 2008):

    I like the inquisitive expression. A beautiful capture of a very cute bird.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (27 Oct 2008):

    Oh this is so pretty, Ron!...You got a nice close up and the lighting is perfect!!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    Great bird shot!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (16 Apr 2009):

    Wonderful everything on the bird and the DOF is perfection

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (18 Dec 2009):


  • Sheila

    Sheila (Deleted) gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    Awesome! Voted.

  • ak sa

    ak sa gave props (20 Dec 2009):


  • Samuel Zanti

    Samuel Zanti gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    Beautiful shot...

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    Solid entry, Ron!! I love it!! Colorful, sharp and well composed!! Also takes a great lens to shoot from a distance and render results like this!! :~)

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (21 Dec 2009):

    What a beautiful capture of a beautiful bird, voted!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) said (23 Dec 2009):


  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) said (24 Dec 2009):

    I am back to vote!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    BAck To Vote for Scruffy!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    Super capture

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    Nice capture, voted too!

  • Joe Schaf

    Joe Schaf   gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    Fantastic Shot Ron! Voted: YEAH!

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (4 Jan 2010):


  • dp *

    dp * gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    Lovely. RAD for sure. dp

  • dawn duffield

    dawn duffield gave props (5 Jan 2010):

    Peanuts, eh? So that's the trick! Beautiful capture of this Aphelocoma insularis! And thank you for the lesson!!!

  • Angelo Narciso

    Angelo Narciso gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    only peanuts for such a fabulous creature! that's my kind of pet! yeah!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (10 Jan 2010):

    wow! cool and clear shot. love the colors.

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (11 Jan 2010):

    Voting. Fantastic.

  • Dianna Rojas

    Dianna Rojas gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    nice clean capture !

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    A wonderful closeup. Very well done. Got my vote!

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    Nice shot, I haven't seen a blue jay like this before.

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (25 Jan 2010):

    Very good shot, excellent dof. Great pose the bird is displaying here, and you've got a good catchlight in the eye.

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (29 Jan 2010):

    so beautiful. Excellent shot!!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (29 Jan 2010):

    and voted of course

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    I love the tilt of his head!

  • Howard Simpson

    Howard Simpson gave props (17 Feb 2010):

    Nice work....Voted. :-)

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (21 Feb 2010):

    Back to vote...Beautiful capture!

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