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American Redstart


Posted by Craig Lipski on Sun Sep 18, 2022 7:42 pm

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American Redstart

Field guides say we're well within their breeding range, but we rarely see these guys other than during migration.  A mature male will be black with orange markings; this is either a female or an immature male; the dark flecks in the gray on the head suggest the latter.

5D IV
500 4.0 L IS
f/5.6, 1/400, ISO 1600
Eval -.67
Natural light

Comments and suggestions welcome.
Good light,
Craig

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by paul fletcher on Sun Sep 18, 2022 7:46 pm
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Excellent pose captured here, with the spread tail, Craig.
 

by david fletcher on Mon Sep 19, 2022 3:43 am
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Cracking capture Craig. Deep woodland colours and a marvellous tail display.
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by peter makuch on Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:46 am
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a nice top view of this female and a plus for getting the tail in the fan position.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Tue Sep 20, 2022 6:33 am
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Great setting and the fanned tail makes it even better.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Sep 20, 2022 4:21 pm
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Lovely pose and detail, Craig - shows off the beautiful colour in the fanned tail!

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