Cedar Waxwing.

Posted by Karl Egressy on Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:33 pm

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I find it interesting as it holds up the winter berry between the tongue and the upper mandible before swallowing it.
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by peter makuch on Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:52 pm
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perfectly timed just for the camera ( the bird ) and well timed on your end too, nice image KARL.

by LynnS on Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:01 pm
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Karl, what great timing to capture the behavior, amazing to see the tongue and beak balancing the berry like that - really cool to see!  Fantastic colors, perch, BG and details - delightful photo.

by Rachels on Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:50 pm
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fantastic Karl
great moment captured here!
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by Ron Day on Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:57 pm
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Great composition, and the pose could not be better, Karl. The balancing act with the berry is the perfect finishing touch.

by Paul Rossi on Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:34 pm
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Nice image and explanation. It is interesting to see the details of how a bird feeds and high frame rate photography (with high enough shutter speed) reveals that.

by SantaFeJoe on Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:04 pm
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A great calendar shot, Karl.

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by Mako_Elite on Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:12 pm
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Holy Mackerel Karl! What a beauty. This image must be viewed large, so please click on it.


by Carol Clarke on Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:55 am
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Exquisite detail of the feeding behaviour, Karl! What a great capture of this gorgeous species with the rich red berries.

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by Jakejacoby on Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:48 am
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Everything in this photograph is really beautiful Karl - thanks for sharing it with us.

by RLK on Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:55 am
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Classic image of this bird tossing and catching a berry Karl. I like the composition and colors.

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by david fletcher on Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:01 am
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beautiful shot Karl. great timing... Been enjoying these images
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by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:47 pm
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Gorgeous colors and wonderful behavior shot, Karl- a real gem.
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by Craig Lipski on Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:18 pm
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Simply exceptional work, Karl! Congrats on a well deserved EP.
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