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The Mother of all Redpolls!

The Mother of all Redpolls!

Clarence-Rockland, Ontario.

The Redpoll on the left is the largest I have ever seen! Hundreds have been coming through my yard and have been gorging themselves at my feeders. At this rate I will have to take out a loan to fund the niger seed feeders!

Canon EOS 7D ,Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
1/320s f/7.1, iso500, Canon 580 EX II at -1 fc. full exif

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Phil 20-Mar-2011 04:28
It has that fluffed up look (with slightly elevated wings)of a bird showing symptoms of salmonelosis
Carl Carbone17-Mar-2011 02:32
Ha! She is a biggie! Nice shot. V
Hank Vander Velde17-Mar-2011 01:10
Nice shot Bill. I hope that's not her man on the right. She'll have him for lunch. I'm saving my money this year. Bought only one bag of Nyger seed - no Redpolls, nor Finches this winter at all. I did however splurge on feeding about 20-30 Mallards most of the winter. They keep coming to our feeders.
waterfalls man17-Mar-2011 00:41
Beautiful shot V!!
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