Two male Rose-breasted Grosbeaks

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© Andrea Petersen
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Photo Info
UploadedMay 12, 2017
TakenMay 12, 2017
MakeNikon
ModelCOOLPIX P600
Exposure1/60 sec at f/5.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length35.8 mm
ISO400
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The grosbeak in the back got his feathers ruffled (on top of his head) with the guy in front over a little spat they had...Not sure what started it but only they would know..Nevertheless, I am glad I captured this shot of the two of them together even if they were ignoring each other:) It would be interesting to know what the bird in the back was thinking! He was trying to make himself look bigger to intimidate the bird in front which is why he raised his head feathers. Maybe they were listening to political news over the air waves and got into a big flap:) Just kidding!

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  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (12 May 2017):

    a great capture!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (13 May 2017):

    A magical capture, so crisp in detail and color!! Beautiful work on a rare photo op, Andrea!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (14 May 2017):

    fabulous colours--well seen and captured

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