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December 9, 2010
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Canon
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Canon EOS 5D
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1/790 second
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F/5.6
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400 mm
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1000
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Dec 7, 2010, 1:25:13 PM
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Winter Junco by mydigitalmind Winter Junco by mydigitalmind
In my area, the return of Junco's are a sign that winter is coming (in case you lost track of time...). These little birds are usually foraging for food on the ground by the number. I never know how many are actually in my yard until something scares them off and I see a dozen gray birds with white accents flying off. I think some of my regulars are getting used to me - these birds were very skittish when I first saw them. These are the birds that keep my cats going nuts - they love to hop around my lower deck.

Taken from my deck.

Dark-eyed Junco (slate colored female)
Vestal, New York
Canon 5D / EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

Melissa Mancuso Penta // All Rights Reserved
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=chik1117 has a gallery full of many creative shots that are angled in such a way that sparks an emotion. The description of the image only adds a bit of flare for extra effect.
"Winter Junco" by =chik1117 shows a small little bird that, as stated, tells us that the ever wanted winter is coming once again. This small little bird appears to just be taking a little break from exploring and just hanging about, just enough in sight to be a little model for =chik1117. Even a fluffy, sparrow-like bird such as the Junco can be such an inspiration to photograph, even to unexperienced photographers. Any bird can be, but one this small and docile is a very agile bird, and may be difficult to catch on camera, but =chik1117 has captured it... and quite beautifully, I might add.
Please, look around =chik1117's gallery. You won't be disappointed~
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BrunoDidi Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Lovely bird!
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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XiwyCain Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2011
Aww! >/////< That's so cute!!!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks :aww:
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XiwyCain Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2011
you're wellcome! n_n
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nool2i Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011
awww so cute! :heart:
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks :)
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NinjaTofuPrincess Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Such great capture! Perfect zoom and composition! :heart:
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!! :aww:
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KaitlynGrenier Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2010
This is absolutely wonderful. Such perfection...
:heart:
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