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Uploaded: 08/19/10 2:14 PM GMT
Cedar Waxwing
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Cedar Waxwings get their name from the two waxy appeargin dabbs on their wings. This one was photographed in Alberta, Canada in July.

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::J_E_F
08/19/10 2:33 PM GMT
I often see these guys flitting through the ravine, but being a low lying area the light is often a challenge.

This image is a fine capture of these cheerful birds.

[Alberta eh? You could have dropped by for a pint and a pie? ]
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:)
.gizmo1
08/19/10 3:12 PM GMT
Wow this is one stunning photography,the detail the colour and focus 100%.You don't get pictures like this in the bird books.If this was in a bird book you could identify the bird with out any doubt .Well done to a great shot.Plus love the layout and frame.
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Logun7
08/19/10 3:58 PM GMT
-::- EXCELLENT-::- -::- SHOT-::-
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every day is a gift......that's why it's called the present!!
::billyoneshot
08/19/10 5:18 PM GMT
Great use of blur Garret. It really adds dof and makes the colors on the beautiful little guy jump off the page.
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Billy
::0930_23
08/19/10 6:37 PM GMT
This must have been a very challenging shot Garrett. It looks like it doesn't sit still for very long. The background does make the bird pop.
Good post.

VFS-TicK

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Cameras are like people--sometimes they lose focus.
.gonedigital
08/19/10 7:30 PM GMT
Such a beautiful bird caught so well by your lens Garrett.
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::twinkel
08/19/10 8:28 PM GMT
Beautiful shot, Garrett. Amazing clarity and colors, great DOF too :o)

+ favs for me.
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Carpe Diem!
+mimi
08/20/10 5:21 AM GMT
Wow Garrett..this is one great capture! I love the colors here, you achieved great clarity, the image is high quality and spot on composition!
I think these birds are gorgeous and the way your feathered friend is displaying his/her 'colors' is quite attractive (or handsome :)
Great DOF as well!

This goes to my favorites.
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~mimi~
::allisontaylor
08/21/10 1:26 PM GMT
Excellent even considering your usual high standards. Love the clear details and colors. A pleasure to view. No wonder I only saw them in winter! Saved!
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::PatAndre
08/22/10 2:00 AM GMT
That little tuft of red on the wing is divine and then there is the yellow tail...KEEP-PAH
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::tealeaves
08/22/10 11:55 PM GMT
I love this little fellow's black mask with a thin outline of white and subtle colour tones! Then, there is the hint of red and yellow on it's wing and tail... Wow! Superb details, colours and DOF, as usual, Garrett!! Saved + faved.
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*Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. ~Scott Adams*
.537les
08/23/10 5:04 PM GMT
I'm select about what I put in my bird file but this was a no brainer.
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some pictures say a thousand words... others speak silently to the soul
::egggray
08/23/10 5:05 PM GMT
Outstanding. I wish We had these birds in Missouri. One of your best.
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::DiverDown60
08/24/10 1:00 AM GMT
Beautiful Image. Thank you for sharing and stuff.

Charles
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You are only given one life make the most of it for God and others around you.
::Ed1958
08/26/10 8:58 AM GMT
You're a great. This picture is perfect.
Congrats.
Ed.
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.Delkaoth
08/27/10 1:13 PM GMT
An Excellent photograph! Nicely captured! :)
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.BLynne
03/16/11 8:00 PM GMT
I feel like I could reach out and touch this lovely bird!
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ivymichael
07/12/24 10:09 AM GMT
Bird photography requires patience, precision, and understanding bird behavior. I focus on capturing their natural beauty and unique movements. Using the right equipment and panorama image stitching services respecting their habitats ensures stunning images while promoting conservation awareness. Bird photography blends artistry with nature appreciation, making each shot a rewarding endeavor.
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