Golden-crowned Kinglet

Posted by Mako_Elite on Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:55 am

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Shot 2 days ago. This little kinglet was puffed up like a little ball.
D4, 200-500mm f/5.6
1/250, ISO-5600, f/5.6, DX mode (1.5X in the camera), handheld, VR-ON @500mm

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by Karl Egressy on Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:42 pm
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Great to be able to see the golden crown, Ludo.

by John Spreitzer on Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:23 pm
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Very nice intimate shot of this tiny bird! Well done.

by Ron Day on Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:39 pm
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Great view of the golden crown, Ludo. Love the way the kinglet is puffed up. Sweet eye contact too. Very nice image!

by Gyorgy Szimuly on Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:00 pm
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Not an easy bird to catch so nicely. :)

by peter makuch on Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:03 pm
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the orange and golden are awesome kinglets to shot when then stop moving ( NEVER ) this one is nice with the crown and details showing so well,
good stuff MAKO.

by LynnS on Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:52 pm
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Ludo, such a sweet little puffball and what a great view of that namesake golden crown!  The intricate network of branches is like a maze and creates an interesting, balanced pattern.

by david fletcher on Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:21 pm
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super shot Ludo. can't imagine this was easy and to get it showing its crown a good bonus
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by Carol Clarke on Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:10 pm
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Lovely clear view of the golden crown, Ludo!  What a sweet shot of this tiny beauty.

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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:13 am
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Always a treat to see that beautiful crown- cute little puff-ball! Nicely done.
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