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Red winged blackbird

Red winged blackbird
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Copyright: jeanpaul Bolduc (jeanpaul) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2097 W: 99 N: 3518] (14962)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-04-29
Categories: Birds
Camera: Kodak DX6490, 52.6mm
Exposure: f/3.6, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-05-16 5:45
Viewed: 3570
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Red winged blackbird
This entirely black bird, of the nozzle to the tail, has for only pageantry only one red shoulder pad bordered of yellowish color.

The female is very different from the male. It resembles a large bunting but with a frayed nozzle. It is entirely striped of brown dark. Sonv between beige and is strongly striped the brown one. Its cap is of brown dark and its eyebrows chamois.

Lifespan: 16 years

4 eggs pale greenish blue with sunk spots, nest in the vegetation, especially in the stopper rods, incubation from 10 to 12 days by the female.

The built female alone its nest. It is especially the female which nourishes its small during 11 to 15 days. After their departure of the nest, it is still it which continues to nourish them during ten days.

Konk-la-rî or o-ka-lî sliding ring and gloussé..

One sees it with the mangers nourishing sunflower, corn, of millet or seeds mixed on the ground or in plates.
At home, it feeds with the manger from the peaks which is furnished with shelled groundnuts, croustilles of sunflower, fruits dried, émiettées nuts and croustilles of sunflower.

SkyF, jchemas, ramthakur, viv, dew77, anavazao, aido, CTP has marked this note useful
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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-05-16 7:56]

i JeanPaul,
very nice capture in his natural enviroment. The light is very lovely and great shapness and good Details. POV and pose are wonderful.

Hi JeanPaul,
Nice captured of this red winged blackbird. Composition and POV are great. Very well done and TFS.

Superb shot JeanPaul.
Incredible composition and the colors and details are superb. I always have try to get a good shot of one of this backbirds but I haven't been able to get one as good as this one.
Excellent POV and incredible DOF.

This is yet another great picture of this lovely bird you have been capturing for us, Jeanpaul.
Thanks for sharing it.

bonjour JP
encore un bel oiseau que vous avez chez vous au canada mais qui ne doit pas exister en europe,pour cela merci du partage.

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  • viv Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 292 W: 3 N: 653] (3317)
  • [2006-05-16 14:11]

Bon soir Jean Paul,
Excellent composition very nice coulours.
A very special bird to see.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-05-16 14:40]

Hello Jeanpaul!
Wonderful capture.POV,pose of bird,lighting and composition are perfect.TFS...:-)

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2006-05-16 21:36]

Bonjour Jean paul!

Félicitations pour cette composition l'oiseau est tres jolie dans sont environnement naturel. Bravo pour l'éclat dans le plumage et les parfaites couleurs.



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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2006-05-17 17:27]

Bravo JeanPaul pour cette très belle photo du Carouge, l'exposition est très bien, le fond est superbe et la composition très bien réussie. Merci.


Beautiful close up!
POV, DOF, colours, contrast, framing, details, sharpness and composition are amazing!
Thanks Ana:)

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  • aido Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 1044 W: 156 N: 1218] (4046)
  • [2006-05-20 6:43]

Hi Jean-Paul,
Greetings from Transylvania! I think these are beautiful birds. Excellent detail and colours, a nice pose from the bird and perfect natural background. Very nice work!

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  • CTP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 644 W: 6 N: 946] (2726)
  • [2006-05-23 13:19]

Bonjour JeanPaul,
Excellent capture my friend.
Great sharpness,focus,dof,lighting,colors.note,framing and pov.Merci:)

Very nice shot of this red winged blackbird te POV is excellent also showing a great environment. :)

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