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"Pale-Orange"-breasted Nuthatch
"Pale-Orange"-breasted Nuthatch
hahn23


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Orange II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
Location: Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO
Date: Mar 22, 2010
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/800s
Galleries: Nature, Birds
Date Uploaded: Mar 22, 2010

Red-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta canadensis, male. Feeds on insects and seeds. Much smaller than White-breasted Nuthatch, with dark eye-line, white "eyebrow", and pale orange underparts.

Just a lucky shot at the minimum focusing distance of my 400mm lens. 11' Handheld shot... because I didn't have time to mount on my tripod.

Statistics
Place: 106 out of 175
Avg (all users): 5.1825
Avg (commenters): 6.5714
Avg (participants): 5.2429
Avg (non-participants): 5.1194
Views since voting: 768
Views during voting: 245
Votes: 137
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/04/2010 12:36:46 PM
Hahah just want to slap it..... in a loving way
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04/03/2010 07:53:19 PM
A good one: idea + execution.
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04/03/2010 11:45:30 AM
excellent clarity...love the background
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04/01/2010 12:29:51 PM
Very beautiful shot. I love the crisp clarity of the bird and branch. Nice composition and DoF. Well done!
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03/29/2010 12:22:14 PM
beautiful shot of a cute bird, interesting take on the challenge 6
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03/29/2010 12:05:08 PM
Nice bird shot. But orange color is not popping up anywhere here.

Raj
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03/29/2010 08:19:10 AM
AWWW Great focus. Would it have looked fake if you saturated his chest feathers a smidge??? Great nature shot? 7
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