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Pardon Me
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Copyright: cecilia lazzaro (cecilia) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 479 W: 6 N: 1224] (4630)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-12-05
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2006-03-25 3:51
Viewed: 4012
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Blue Jay
Cyanocitta cristata
Description:
12" (30 cm). Bright blue above with much white and black in the wings and tail; dingy white below; black facial markings; prominent crest.
Habitat:
Chiefly oak forest, but now also city parks and suburban yards, especially where oak trees predominate.
Nesting:
4-6 brown-spotted greenish eggs in a coarsely built nest of sticks, lined with grass and well concealed in a crotch or forked branch of a tree, often a conifer.
Range:
Resident east of Rockies, from southern Canada to Gulf of Mexico. Slowly encroaching westward.
Voice:
A raucous jay-jay, harsh cries, and a rich variety of other calls. One is almost identical to the scream of the Red-shouldered Hawk. Also a musical queedle-queedle.

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2006-03-25 4:38]

Cecilia, I think this is super. You show the pair of Blue Jays is total;y different poses, so good to see. Well done,
Janice

Hi Cecilia,
I've never seen such birds with my own eyes, they are so beautiful. Thanks for sharing
Sabine - wishnugaruda

A lovely shot, colours are superb.
Val

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-03-25 5:29]

Hello Cecilia!
Very nice capture.POV,details,pose of birds,framing and
composition wonderful.TFS...:-)

Hi Cecilia, This is great, Great capture of this blue jays doing differnt things, Great colors, DOF, Details, Just great , TFS Kyle

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-03-25 8:37]

Hi Cecilia,
a beautiful pair you captured in nice poses.
Nice POV cod colors and well presented. Good frame.
TFS..Sky

I love your compositions Cecilia.
This one in particular is great.
The two Blue jays look so nice together.
Great colors and the frame like always is the right one.
Excellent POV and BG.
TFS!!!!
Regards
JC

Delightful capture!
I love the colors of these birds.
Good perspective, DOF and overall appeal.
TFS.

Hello Cecilia,
this is a great shot, great sharpness, details and clarity. Wonderful colours, lighting and very nice DOF too! This is a great composition. Thanks for sharing with us.
Gr.
Heinz

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2006-03-25 14:27]

Cecilia, great colors, great moment.

Maybe, I'd try to add a little bit more of lighting, but it's just an opinion.

I do enjoy the blurred and soft bg; very nice shades of blue.

Hi Cecilia

Great timing to get both in the shot. As always nice saturation of colours. Crisp, clear and sharp. Great POV showing nice plumage detail. :-)

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  • hibou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 217 W: 1 N: 331] (1629)
  • [2006-03-25 19:30]

Hello Cecilia,
Good job, Composition, colors and details are just perfect. TFS Donald

Wow! these are pretty jays I like the blues in them. Nicely done Cecilia. :)

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  • TPAKT Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 97 W: 21 N: 20] (89)
  • [2006-03-26 5:59]

Privet.
Eats fine mammals, eggs and nestlings, hexapods. Vegetative nutrition - various fruits and seeds. Carry and hide for emergency seeds. The bird is easily tamed and well tolerates bondage.

It is good, that you have caught two birds, moreover in such pose!

Wow!! Great shot. Nice colors.
Andrea

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  • marjan Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 459 W: 14 N: 366] (2685)
  • [2006-04-02 11:59]

Ci Cecilia, good photo with nice notice about it.
Mrjan

Bonjour Cécilia
C'est une très belle prise de vue. Magnifique ces deux geai bleu. Belle composition , belles couleurs, beau cadrage et beau BG
Bravo et merci...JP

bonjour cecilia
peu etre un peu sombre mais deux geai en même temps c'est remarquable.
un cliché a garder.
bravo.
laurent

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