Carolina Wren

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© Ann Reece
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Photo Info
UploadedJune 18, 2013
TakenJune 17, 2013
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/160 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm

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I have been waiting to get the new windows for our house and then I can take photos of birds that come to our tree in the front yard. However, I just happened to have my camera out and the blinds open when this little bird appeared. I saw the rusty back and knew it was a pretty bird, I thought it might be in the Finch family, but according to my Peterson's bird book, this bird is a Carolina Wren. The map shows that they are in our part of Texas along with other states. I had to do some work on this photo as the window is a bit cloudy. I got it cleared up using the intensify contrast (overlay) in my Aperture 3 program, to get rid of the hazy look and enhance the colors a bit.

9 responses

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (17 Jun 2013):


  • Demetrius Chryssikos

    Demetrius Chryssikos said (18 Jun 2013):

    Amazing shot ....

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (18 Jun 2013):

    A lovely capture and composition Ann.

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (18 Jun 2013):

    Good eye (your's, and the bird's); nicely composed.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (18 Jun 2013):

    That is really a great capture. It is a definite wren...You can tell by the shape of the beak that curves..We get the House Wren's here and I love how they sing!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (19 Jun 2013):

    He stands out so beautifully in this wonderful shot! I love the house wrens who serenade us here.. they`re an amazing family of birds!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (20 Jun 2013):

    Great photo and editing. I, too, use Aperture 3.

  • Maggie Posh

    Maggie Posh (Deleted) said (21 Jun 2013):

    Great Shot Ann, and once again i have never seen a Bird like this!...So thanks for sharing..

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (22 Jun 2013):

    A great shot of this pretty little bird. We have them all around here. They like to next in garages. If we leave the door open for any length of time, they come in to "case the joint" for possible nesting sites. Two of our neighbors have had them nesting in their garages this year. For little birds, they have the loudest call of any of the birds in the area.

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