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Western Tanager #2477
31-AUG-2010 2010 Bob Walker

Western Tanager #2477

White Rock, NM

Piranga ludoviciana

This bird has been visiting in the last two or three days, but not staying anywhere long enough to get a decent photograph. I am pretty sure she is a female Western Tanager, with yellow and white wing bars and a yellow beak. She is a definite sign that the birds know the days are getting shorter and the weather is not as hot as it has been.

Canon EOS-1D Mark III ,Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/1600s f/8.0 at 600.0mm iso1600 (with 2x TC) full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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