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White-Eyed Vireo


White-Eyed Vireo
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Copyright: Peter Caulfield (PCNorth) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 15] (60)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-05-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D200, AF-S VR Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G + TC14E II
Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-10-05 16:22
Viewed: 2812
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A pic from my archives (2010) - Hope it is okay to post archival photo's!!

White Eyed Vireo

Medium sized, somewhat secretive Vireo found primarily in the Eastern and Southern USA. Somewhat uncommon in Canada, this Vireo is found in scrub, thickets and mangrove.

Identification features include:

White Eye (of course!)
Whitish throat
Yellow spectacles (not entirely clear in this shot)
Olive green upper parts and yellow sides

Note also the small hook at the end of beak which is a trait of most Vireo's.

Since they tend to be quite secretive and shy, they are most often identified by song.

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this shot is amazing..you can see the web on his beak...and those EYES awesome

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  • BREARD Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 106 W: 1 N: 419] (2141)
  • [2011-10-05 21:32]

Bonjour Peter,
Belle image de cet oiseau et bonne composition. Bonne position du sujet et de son regard.
Belles couleurs et bonne netteté.
Amitiés
Serge

lovely capture and good presentation Peter Caulfield. I like the perfect simplicity and the fine moderate colors in this frame. Perfect focus! The noise in the background could be removed gently, I think!
Regards,
George Veltchev

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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2011-10-05 23:53]

Its a superb image ! Great details and clarity !
Best's Tina

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-10-06 0:33]

Hello Peter,
Beautiful and sharp detailed photo of this White-eyed Vireo. Very nice pose and composition.
Regards,
Peter

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