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Townsends Warbler


Townsends Warbler
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Copyright: steven warnstaff (wahclella) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 45 W: 7 N: 224] (1119)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-01-31
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon T6i, Canon 70-200 f2.8
Exposure: f/4, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-03-10 21:29
Viewed: 1237
Points: 14
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This little guy is the offspring of the couple of Townsends that graced our feeders this past year. He has stayed the winter with us and what is the most interesting of his personality is that he loves to flutter at the Hummingbird feeder and drink the sweet water from it more than to eat the seed we have placed in the feeders. I had changed to food to a ndut-fruit blend, and now he is enjoying the best of both, sweet on sweet. A Sugar Freak He Is! Townsend Warblers are not commonly nesting birds in the city, they prefer the solace of the High Cascade Mountains here in the Pacific Northwest. This is my favorite of the assorted 23 varieties of birds we have visiting nearly each day, and then there is my Stellar Jay who screams at me for peanuts each and every morning. He has learned when the blinds are closed he has to wait, but look out if the peanuts are not out on the rim of the deck when the blinds are open...

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-03-11 0:43]

Hello Steven,
Nice photo of this warbler in beautiful natural colours and fine sharpness. Interesting note.
Regards,
Peter

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-03-11 0:56]

Hi Steven,a beautiful warbler in an excellent capture,not the top sharpness but a very difficult light and location,interesting post,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

A very cute bird, Steven.
Good perspective and rich colors.
TFS
Ram

Ciao Steven, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose, wonderful natural colors, splendid light, excellent sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2016-03-13 6:28]

Hi Steven,
A very nice portrait of a beautiful bird.
Amazing natural colors and good composition.
Regards Jiri.

Great bird and wonderful portrait - is it singing?
regards
Pierre

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-03-13 17:32]

Hello Steven,
This is one warbler that I have yet to see during the spring migration. Seems like you see a wide variety of neat looking birds just from your own porch...how cool is that!! I love it's unique markings and vivid colors. Reminds me somewhat of the Magnolia Warbler as far as color and markings.
Ron

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