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20110314 551 SERIES - Leucistic Common Redpoll.jpg
14-MAR-2011 Hank v/d Velde

20110314 551 SERIES - Leucistic Common Redpoll.jpg

Ottawa

Two Images of Common Redpolls to compare a leucistic with a normal female. Note: The top image has also been identified by some to be a Hoary Redpoll. Any comments w.r.t. the I.D. would be appreciated.

Top image: A leucistic female Common Redpoll


A normal female Common Redpoll.

Nikon D300 ,Nikkor 300mm f/4 ED-IF AF-S
1/1600s f/6.7 at 500.0mm iso250 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Dave Hawkins26-Mar-2011 02:47
Wonderful shots Hank, lovely details and color and the snow makes such a great perch
Jimmy Kall19-Mar-2011 02:18
Beautiful shots of a beautiful bird Hank!
Dan Greenberg19-Mar-2011 00:34
These are marvelous, Hank! I never get over how perfect your DOF is. Superbly composed too. ~BV~
slhoornstra18-Mar-2011 03:18
The delicate coloring of the leucistic is lovely to see. Both impeccable compositions with awesome detail. V
Lieve Snellings18-Mar-2011 02:45
very beautiful ! v
Stan Wojick17-Mar-2011 21:12
Nice shots Hank - haven't seen any of these down my way.
heather17-Mar-2011 19:02
Beautiful captures Hank! V
Doug Jones17-Mar-2011 16:53
Excellent composition, love the red plant for balance in the second image!
Steve Morris17-Mar-2011 15:17
Two marvelous shots Hank - the little splash of red in the top photo is so striking!! Full of detail and colour in both!!!Big vote!
Lennart Waara17-Mar-2011 15:05
Great gallery and very fine pictures!
Carol Breton17-Mar-2011 13:39
Two beautiful, sharp, clear captures, Hank. ~
Len17-Mar-2011 13:29
Nice clear sharp shots Hank!!!
Randy Adams17-Mar-2011 13:21
Beautiful images Hank! V
Fong Lam17-Mar-2011 13:03
Nice comparison with these wonderful images, Hank...love their colors and details! V
Enny17-Mar-2011 08:39
both are wonderful, especially the second one, a lot of orange.We blijven Hollanders.
January Grey17-Mar-2011 07:17
A beautiful little bird! Love those pale feathers! Very nicely captured, Hank!!
NealyBob17-Mar-2011 06:23
Two outstanding shots of these beautiful birds Hank@!Nice work~!
Dominic Cantin17-Mar-2011 05:57
A very nice pair Hank ! Thanks to show the difference !

Dom :)
hge5417-Mar-2011 04:58
Beautiful pair of shots. The ice is a nice touch.
Betty Vlasiu17-Mar-2011 04:41
Such pretty little birds, a very lovely capture !
Bryan Murahashi17-Mar-2011 04:15
Beautiful captures of these redheads.
larose forest photos17-Mar-2011 02:38
Gorgeous photos Hank! You get such terrific shots and I swear the birds pose just for you. Well done.
sandy barbour17-Mar-2011 02:31
Wonderful images Hank with beautiful backgrounds and sharp details.
Lieve Snellings17-Mar-2011 02:10
wonderful !
Bill McMullen17-Mar-2011 01:48
Super shots, Hank. This seems to be the year of leucistics in the Ottawa area.
Lise De Serres17-Mar-2011 01:19
Two beautiful shots in a very nice setting!!
Jean D17-Mar-2011 01:16
Beautiful captures and comparison, Hank!
Yi Feng17-Mar-2011 00:44
Fantastic capture of this beauty Hank!
jean-yves chamberland17-Mar-2011 00:01
two beautiful sharp capture Hank! the first time i saw a leucistic. i think its a hoary redpoll male adult, but its my own opinion :-)
Tom Munson16-Mar-2011 23:57
Great work, Hank! There were few around area this winter.
Larry Peterson16-Mar-2011 23:56
Beautiful images, Hank. Color and detail are spot on as always. V
Sharon Payette16-Mar-2011 23:39
Fantastic pair, Hank!
Penny B16-Mar-2011 23:11
Beautiful sharp images Hank. Wonderful poses, nice backgrounds. Great colours in the 2nd one.
an nguyen16-Mar-2011 22:47
Lovely series .
Just melt my heart .
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