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Red-eyed Vireo

Discussion in 'Birds' started by Jose Suro, May 11, 2007.

  1. Hi All,

    Not your typical "field guide" pretty image, God only knows there are a lot of them out there :smile:, but I really liked the light in this shot. This little bird eluded me all afternoon, spending all its time in thick cover (as you can see), but around 7:00pm, just a couple of minutes before sunset, it gave me this look and I took it. I was after that red eye and I think it showed well in this image. Used some fill flash to balance out the brightness. Hope you like something different!

    Thanks for looking!



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  2. Great Photo Jose

    You are getting some really professional shots
  3. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    Very pretty bird Jose (and matching shot :smile:) .
  4. stunning capture Jose! well worth the wait...
  5. Glacier


    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    Beautiful light and bird! They hardly ever land where you want them to do they?
  6. BirdLady


    Jan 8, 2006
    Great shot, Jose! I like it.
  7. Beautiful Jose...exposure and color is perfect!

  8. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    May 16, 2006
    Very nice, very "artsy".
  9. Schnauzermom


    Apr 13, 2007
    Not a lot of 'em here - great shot!
  10. New one to me Jose and very nice.
  11. Nice Jose. Indeed that's a nice light on that bird. I chased one for about 1/2 an hour when I was there but gave up! lol You're a better man than I!!
  12. Reggie


    Dec 10, 2005
    Parrish, FL
    A beauty Jose. That eye looks like a ruby. Well done.
  13. not an easy find!! well done Jose.
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