yellow-headed blackbird

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© Heather Mellon
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 21, 2012
TakenApril 16, 2012
Exposure1/400 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm

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This striking bird stopped for a rest in one of the spruce trees in our yard recently and took a few bites of snow to quench his thirst while he was at it.. then he was off again. Since then he has been spotted in the back yard so hopefully he will be staying on for a time.

10 responses

  • Carol Dandrade

    Carol Dandrade gave props (21 Apr 2012):

    Beautiful composition and DOF. I've never seen a yellow-headed blackbird so thanks for the treat.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (21 Apr 2012):

    De...light...fully DOFerrific!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (21 Apr 2012):

    How beautiful...I love their golden heads. I see you still had some snow when you shot this image...Wonderful composition!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (21 Apr 2012):

    What a great snap.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (22 Apr 2012):

    Fabulous shot of this beatiful bird!

  • Ken O'Brien

    Ken O'Brien gave props (23 Apr 2012):

    Fabulous looking bird and a great capture.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (23 Apr 2012):

    I wish we had these birds in Tn. So pretty and a great capture!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (23 Apr 2012):

    Outstanding shot!!! This bird is gorgeous, I have never seen one like this before so this is a real treat : )

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (28 Apr 2012):

    Oh, my. Remarkable capture!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (3 May 2012):

    I have never saw one of these beauties..... he is gorgeous..

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