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12-13-2010, 03:49 AM
A Steller's Jay on a weathered garden arbour .

Arbour Blues ...

Mad Aussie
12-13-2010, 03:59 AM
Very nice shot. The arbour frames him beautifully and the background bokeh provides a very nice colour palette to contrast his own colour.

12-13-2010, 04:13 AM
Thank you very much Mad! :)

12-13-2010, 07:09 AM
well composed and captured

12-13-2010, 07:29 AM
I totally agree with all said, Donna. Nice capture and composition.

12-13-2010, 09:15 AM
Yeppers! Great capture. :thumbup:

12-13-2010, 02:20 PM
I agree with everything said above. Very well done!

12-13-2010, 04:30 PM
I just love the contrast of his feathers with the muted background. lovely (as always :)). But not as cute as Ethel ;)

12-13-2010, 06:03 PM
Nice catch Donna!

12-13-2010, 10:44 PM
Beautiful shot, Donna! I had never even heard of a Steller's Jay until a few years ago when I was in S.E. Alaska. Apparently Steller was an explorer who pretty much named everything after himself. :shrug:

12-15-2010, 08:36 PM
Thank you very much , edG , Yisehaq , Iggy , Rinkdaddy , Bambi , Marko and JAS :)
Thats interesting JAS , I'll have to give old Steller a google now :)

12-15-2010, 09:58 PM
Really nice catch Donna. I live the way the Jay is being framed.

12-16-2010, 12:36 AM
Beautiful capture Donna. These are one of my fave birds...cheeky little creatures. :)

12-17-2010, 01:32 PM
Thanks asnow and casil :) ... yeah , thier attitude makes them one of my favorites too . There not afraid to voice there opinion and I like that they mimic other birds and creatures sometimes .... One was on our deck making squirl calls the other day ... We have a really comical war going on between the Jays and a devilish little red squirl at our feeders .

12-18-2010, 08:10 AM
This is a beauty Donna. Perfect framing with that arbour, showing off the subject so well.

12-19-2010, 11:05 PM
Thank you very much , Hillbillygirl :)