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Red-legged Honeycreeper (Female)


Posted by Jeff Dyck on Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:52 pm

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Another image from my recent trip to Costa Rica - a female Red-legged Honeycreeper taken at a back-yard garden set-up.  This shot was taken on "Super-Bowl Sunday" - while not really a sports fan myself, the guy sitting beside me when this shot was taken was pretty excited about the upcoming game - his image of this honeycreeper's mate is here.

Canon 1DIV -- Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS + 1.4x TC III -- 1/200s @ f/8 -- ISO-800 -- Manual Fill Flash

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by Axel Hildebrandt on Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:31 am
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Great perch, angle and eye contact, Jeff!
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by judylynn on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:14 am
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Very pretty capture of the little female Jeff !! Like the complimentary BG.
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by capebretondoc on Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:28 am
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The perch is so pretty and that BG yummy.It really matches the bird!
I think this would look great as a vertical.
IQ is great and the fillflash excellent and not noticeable at all,
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by Greg Downing on Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:41 am
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Fantastic shot and even better commentary LOL Definitely a super image - The flash on this is perfect - and under challenging conditions!
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by Josh Gahagan on Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:08 pm
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Stunning colors, perch, background, and pose. A beauty for sure.
 

by john on Wed Mar 06, 2013 12:34 am
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Beautiful perch and complimentary background.
 

by Frank Schauf on Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:24 pm
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Beautiful and colorful image.
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