ruffled feathers..

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© Heather Mellon
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 22, 2010
TakenJuly 8, 2010
Exposure1/400 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm

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This female red-winged blackbird was concerned by my presence so close to her nest. I grabbed a quick shot and was out of there in a hurry.. She is one of my favorite subjects..

8 responses

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (22 Jul 2010):

    She tried to double her size to scare you I guess. Great pix.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (23 Jul 2010):

    All puffed up and bothered! Great shot!!

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas (Deleted) gave props (24 Jul 2010):

    She was definitely giving you the eye...Wonderful capture!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (31 Jul 2010):

    Beautiful shot. The females don't look too much like the male red-winged blackbird ...I love how she ruffling her feathers.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon said (31 Jul 2010):

    That's true Andrea, I always thought they were a bit dowdy until I met this one.. she's anything but!!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (9 Aug 2010):

    Mad, chilly or just upset. Only the bird knows. :-)

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (13 Aug 2010):


  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (31 Jan 2011):

    Pretty little girl.... bet her mate ruffeled her

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