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#1 canon eos

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:35 PM

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Canon T2i, 70-200L f4, ISO 320, f4.5, 1/1250sec

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:36 PM

where was this?

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:36 PM

btw, AMAZING pic!!!!!!

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:37 PM

Ooops, sorry. This was shot in SE Cuba.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:38 PM

sorry, dont know my Cuban birds :P

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:51 PM

I'm thinking it's a Yellow-faced Grassquit (Tiaris olivaceus)

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:57 PM

btw, AMAZING pic!!!!!!


Thanks,blackburnian. :)

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:58 PM

I'm thinking it's a Yellow-faced Grassquit (Tiaris olivaceus)


Thanks. I see the resemblance as per an image at Wiki.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 05:06 PM

Thanks. I see the resemblance as per an image at Wiki.


Try Google images - I found a number of shots that closely resemble your bird.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:25 PM

Can anyone else come up with an ID (or confirmation) for this?

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:27 PM

Yup, definitely Yellow-faced Grassquit. Looks just like the ones I saw in the Dominican Republic! BTW, its a male.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:35 PM

Yup, definitely Yellow-faced Grassquit. Looks just like the ones I saw in the Dominican Republic! BTW, its a male.


Wow, thanks Melissa:)
Where I shot this (in Cuba) is less than 75 miles from the DR.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:36 PM

Awesome picture!
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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:36 PM

At first I thought this was in Canada. . . I was like, "HOLY CRUD!!! Heck of a sighting!" Agree with Yellow-faced Grassquit

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:41 PM

Awesome picture!


Thank you.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:41 PM

At first I thought this was in Canada. . . I was like, "HOLY CRUD!!! Heck of a sighting!" Agree with Yellow-faced Grassquit


LOL :)

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 03:14 AM

Wonderful pic, Canon! Glad you found some help IDing it. :)
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