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Feb 20, 2016 13:35 |  #1

I got this guy to pose in some nice, early light this morning. I love these guys because they're year round residents and they work for peanuts, quite literally :p

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Feb 20, 2016 13:36 |  #2

Loving that iridescent blue


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Feb 20, 2016 13:39 |  #3

Good stuff.


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Feb 20, 2016 13:57 |  #4

Nicely done


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Feb 20, 2016 14:01 |  #5

I love all jays! Nicely captured


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Feb 20, 2016 14:17 |  #6

nice! i need to get a good shot of one of these for my collection...


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Feb 20, 2016 14:21 |  #7

Stellar shots, but it's a Steller's jay. Sorry, but I love this one!


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Feb 20, 2016 14:49 |  #8

budcam wrote in post #17905853 (external link)
Nicely done

CaptBob wrote in post #17905858 (external link)
I love all jays! Nicely captured

Thanks!

squirl033 wrote in post #17905883 (external link)
nice! i need to get a good shot of one of these for my collection...

I'm not kidding, Rocky; they're "on demand" (within 10 min) down here. Come on out to Issaquah sometime ߘ

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Stellar shots, but it's a Steller's jay. Sorry, but I love this one!

No matter how many times I type it I always screw that up, thanks İߘ


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Feb 20, 2016 18:16 |  #9

Beautiful! The third photo is my favorite. :-)


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Feb 20, 2016 20:06 |  #10

The colors on this bird are just beautiful! The last shot is my favorite.


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Feb 20, 2016 21:53 |  #11

Very nice. Another bird we lack in MN.




  
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Feb 20, 2016 22:28 |  #12

Melissa6 wrote in post #17906098 (external link)
Beautiful! The third photo is my favorite. :-)

butterfly2937 wrote in post #17906223 (external link)
The colors on this bird are just beautiful! The last shot is my favorite.

mn shutterbug wrote in post #17906325 (external link)
Very nice. Another bird we lack in MN.

Thank you!


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Feb 21, 2016 03:18 |  #13

Well captured Eric, the last one in particular is very good.


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Feb 21, 2016 03:44 |  #14

Red Dexs wrote in post #17906452 (external link)
Well captured Eric, the last one in particular is very good.

Thanks!


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Feb 21, 2016 06:24 |  #15

Well done Eric. Last one my fav too.


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