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Canon
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Canon EOS 50D
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300 mm
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Feb 25, 2012, 5:12:53 PM
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Peek-a-boo Redpoll by dove-51 Peek-a-boo Redpoll by dove-51
This is a female Common Redpoll. A regular visitor to my backyard and the bird feeder.

Common Redpolls are renowned for their effective winter adaptations, but they have a very small surface area relative to their internal volume, so they are in constant danger of running out of fuel. Hence, redpolls must eat almost constantly during winter, and most of their time is spent gleaming waste grain from fields or stocking up on seed in winter feeders.
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LadyAliceofOz Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
:aww: Candie, your bird captures are always sooooooooo awesome! :clap: :iconsqueezehugplz:
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dove-51 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:iconpinklilyplz: Thanks Alice. I am so happy you enjoy them. :iconpinklilyplz:
and a Big Thanks :heart: :iconmeowkittythanksplz: :heart:for the whopping number of :+fav:s :iconslipperyhugplz: :iconslipperyhugplz: :iconslipperyhugplz:
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LadyAliceofOz Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
:iconsqueezehugplz: I've owed you a drive thru :+fav:ing spree for a while :squee:
You're so welcome Candie :iconkittylicksyouplz:
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PridesCrossing Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012
:aww:Excellent shot!!
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dove-51 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much Sandy :iconspreadmoreloveplz:
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PridesCrossing Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012
:)Always:iconmypleasuresignplz:dear Candace!!
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Stroody Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excellent !
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Helens-Serendipity Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Lovely catch :nod:
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dove-51 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you Helen :heart:
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Ingelore Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012
Lovely shot! :clap:
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