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Orange-crowned Warbler


Posted by Gene Gwin on Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:51 pm

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Photo taken at Laguna Seca Ranch in deep South Texas March 7, 2019.

Nikon D7500, Nikon 300mm f/2.8, Nikon 1.4 TC, 1/1000 sec at f/8.0, ISO 560.

This is the first time after photographing Orange-crowned Warblers quite a bit that the orange crown is very visible.  I think it adds to their attractiveness.

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by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:16 pm
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A rare shot, to see that crown! Nice work. Looks like it is wet or molting...or both?
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by Axel Hildebrandt on Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:42 pm
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Great details and the visible crown adds to it.
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by Gene Gwin on Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:03 pm
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Cynthia Crawford wrote:
A rare shot, to see that crown! Nice work. Looks like it is wet or molting...or both?


Cynthia, He/She had previously taken a bath.  More than likely why the crown is so visible.
 

by Ron Day on Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:04 pm
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Good job of capturing the visible orange crown – love the background.
 

by peter makuch on Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:31 pm
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a perfect image of this warbler and the shown crest as-well, nicely done GENE.
 

by Karl Egressy on Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:06 pm
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One of the rare pictures that shows the orange crown. Well done.
 

by david fletcher on Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:31 pm
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WoW. rare image Gene. Beautiful details as always. Nice one!
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by Mako_Elite on Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:49 pm
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What a cutie. It looks it just took a bath or some rain :-)

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by Carol Clarke on Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:06 pm
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A sweet view of this little beauty, straight from the bath by the look of it!

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