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Male gymnast- Yellow-headed Blackbird


Male gymnast- Yellow-headed Blackbird
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Copyright: PETER TAMAS (sirianul) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 509] (3544)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-06-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 1 D X, Canon 600mm f/4 II + Canon 1.4 III conve
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/1250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-06-24 19:00
Viewed: 1373
Points: 12
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From my trip to Manitoba.
With a golden head, a white patch on black wings, and a call that sounds like a rusty farm gate opening, the Yellow-headed Blackbird demands your attention. Look for them in western and prairie wetlands, where they nest in reeds directly over the water. They’re just as impressive in winter, when huge flocks seem to roll across farm fields. Each bird gleans seeds from the ground, then leapfrogs over its flock mates to the front edge of the ever-advancing troupe.

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Hey Peter, A nice bird and photo indeed.

A wonderful pic of this wonderfully colored bird. Thanks for showing
Pierre

beautiful bird. nice angle and nicely presented. tfs.

Hi Peter. I like the golden orange-yellow to him. I assume he's like our Red-Wing Blackbirds-that he resides in the swamp cattails. You mentioned farmland though. Are they a field bird more than a swamp? Beautiful to see. A flawless picture. TFS Trevor

Bonsoir Peter,Bonsoir Mario,
Une attitude originale du sujet dans une belle lumière et sous un bon angle de prise de vue.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

Beautiful...

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