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Donna
02-05-2011, 11:48 PM
A little Redpoll ... I don't know him well enough to judge if he's a Common Redpoll or a Hoary Redpoll :shrug: :laughing:

Andrew
02-06-2011, 01:15 AM
Very nice and up to your usual standards. I would think he'd be a Hoary Redpoll taking into account the hoar frost.

Mad Aussie
02-06-2011, 02:41 AM
That lens (and you) created an awesome bokeh behind this little guy. Great exposure on him and cool composition as well.

Iguanasan
02-06-2011, 06:25 AM
Just beautiful, Donna. Do you have a freakin' aviary in your back yard? Seems like we see a new bird every day. It just amazes me. Maybe I just can't see them but I just don't see that variety around here.

Hillbillygirl
02-06-2011, 06:53 AM
Another beautiful capture Donna. Love the natural perches and the lovely bokeh. I think you are safe, as it is a Common Redpoll, (colour on cheeks).

Bambi
02-06-2011, 07:44 AM
he's adorable. I've never heard of a Red poll let alone figuring out whether they are 'common' or 'hoary'!

Richard
02-06-2011, 10:09 AM
brilliant shot, love the sharpness with the bokeh.

jude01
02-06-2011, 11:20 AM
Wonderful image Donna! :)

Wicked Dark
02-06-2011, 12:35 PM
oooh, what a cutie. great shot.

Marko
02-06-2011, 12:46 PM
Lovely image Donna!

asnow
02-06-2011, 07:12 PM
Another great image Donna. Like Iggy, I can't believe the variey of birds you see and get pictures of.

Yisehaq
02-06-2011, 11:53 PM
I have to agree with all here. Very nice one.

aubintbay
02-07-2011, 12:34 PM
Me too!! Very nicely done. The little bit of frost on that branch works well with birds colouring.

Donna
02-12-2011, 04:54 PM
Thanks Everyone! :)

I do have quite a variety of birds around . I also have a small creek on my property and it draws in a lot of birds that don't feed at feeders ( like the Crossbill from my other post )

Thanks for the ID Hillbilly ... I really must get myself a better bird book one of these days . My book only has the difference between the two , being a striped rump on the Common . We have both varieties together in the flocks here , so pretty hard to remember wich butt went with wich little flittery birdie , LOL :)