Red-winged Blackbird ( Male)


Posted by paul fletcher on Tue May 21, 2024 9:06 pm

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The male Red-winged Blackbird, looks his best when calling, as that corresponds with a wing position displaying the colourful shoulder feathers.( I cropped the image fairly tightly, since the background was average at best, and eliminated much of the dead space around the subject). Usually one of the early arrivals for our Spring season.

Province of Ontario, Canada, image- 2024.
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by Carol Clarke on Wed May 22, 2024 4:19 am
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Excellent capture of the calling action and wing pose, Paul. This certainly does show off the brilliant colours!

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by david fletcher on Wed May 22, 2024 5:43 am
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Brilliant pose Paul. Love the details and the singer is certainly giving a full display to show those colours.
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by peter makuch on Wed May 22, 2024 6:02 am
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this one is singing his heart out for a mate and territory and you caught it in the wright moment, the added shoulder pads is a bonus PAUL.
 

by Todd Bauer on Wed May 22, 2024 10:01 am
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He's certainly fired up that it's Spring. Beautiful.
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by Karl Egressy on Wed May 22, 2024 11:13 am
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Perfect calling moment captured. Looks great.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Wed May 22, 2024 2:23 pm
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Great calling pose and background colors, Paul.
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