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22-MAY-2007 Lloyd Spitalnik

Scarlet Tanager (female)

Central Park, NYC

Piranga olivacea

This is a first spring female - note brown flight feathers contrasting with grayer tertials and wing coverts.

Canon EOS 1D Mark II ,Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM ,Canon 1.4X TC
1/200s f/11.0 at 700.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
Liz Bickel20-Jun-2007 07:33
Such a lovely shot with stunning detail!
Pixel Shooter19-Jun-2007 04:58
Superb!!! Two thumbs up Lloyd!! ~V~
carol j. phipps18-Jun-2007 01:46
Simon Chandler17-Jun-2007 22:06
Beautiful. Good exposure and color. v
Janet Forjan-Freedman17-Jun-2007 12:20
Wonderful plumage colour tones, detail and texture! Janet
coaster17-Jun-2007 00:25
Pixel Shooter16-Jun-2007 03:01
Absolutely fabulous! ~V~
Bryan Ramsay15-Jun-2007 22:49
Very nice catch!! Great detail in the feathers! -BJ V
Joanne Kamo15-Jun-2007 22:06
Awesome lighting and detail! V
Guest 15-Jun-2007 05:55
Stunning colors and details.v.
Guest 15-Jun-2007 02:16
Wonderful capture. The lighting and the details of this image are spectacular!
De'Carr Studio14-Jun-2007 20:38
Excellent, as usual. vote
Guest 14-Jun-2007 08:02
Stunning, such detail and beautiful colours, another masterpiece Lloyd, big vote!
Yi Feng14-Jun-2007 03:50
Outstanding shot Lloyd! Gorgeous lighting, detail and background isolation. V
Jay Levin13-Jun-2007 21:44
Outstanding detail and bokeh, Lloyd. Vote
QUERIDO13-Jun-2007 11:47
beautiful shot,vote
Carole Stevens13-Jun-2007 08:04
Beautiful capture and so much detail, the light is just perfect!
Guest 13-Jun-2007 05:44
Wonderful details and color. vote.
s_barbour12-Jun-2007 23:05
s_barbour12-Jun-2007 23:05
Outstanding shot Lloyd, great pose and an excellent background.
Eric Carrère12-Jun-2007 21:09
Beautiful picture, V.
akleja12-Jun-2007 20:20
Excellent capture! A very cute bird! Voted.
Guest 12-Jun-2007 17:31
Beautiful work, I'm also impressed you know the latin names..v
Nestor Derkach12-Jun-2007 13:36
Very nice image of a lovely bird, excellent detail and a great perched capture. Vote
Tom Munson12-Jun-2007 13:22
Great shot, out in the open and sharp. V
Olaf Herrig12-Jun-2007 11:55
Excellent photo shot, great light and details. V.
lou_rozensteins12-Jun-2007 10:29
Wonderful detail and colour. Well done. Voted.
fdt12-Jun-2007 10:21
Excellent shot! f
shatterbug12-Jun-2007 05:38
This is really've been holding onto this gem for that long? :-)
Debbie Blackburn Beierle12-Jun-2007 04:57
Wonderful capture. Great pose/compo and love the lighting. v
Bryan Murahashi12-Jun-2007 04:53
Beautiful bright colors in this little bird capture. GMV.
Guest 12-Jun-2007 04:52
This is really a great capture (I have said it in the past, but that should not make it meaning-less). Superb details and light.
Mindy McNaugher12-Jun-2007 03:32
Gorgeous capture!! Beautiful light, details and bokeh! Vote!
Dave Wixx12-Jun-2007 02:52
Beautiful capture, superb detail.
Dan Ng12-Jun-2007 02:08
Fabulous color and detail, Lloyd. V.
Gayle P. Clement12-Jun-2007 01:13
Beautiful sharp detail. I saw a pair in Naperville, Illinois but the female stayed near in the meadow eating seeds. V
Guest 12-Jun-2007 00:24
awesome shot...great sharpness...beautiful bokeh...
Pat Hemlepp12-Jun-2007 00:11
Wow! I finally got a male Scarlet Tanager a couple of weeks ago. Haven't caught a female.
Eckhart Derschmidt11-Jun-2007 23:47
Beautiful, as always. Still impressed by the great number of bird species living in central park, I wonder how many there are in total. (In Vienna's "Birdrace 2006" a total of 108 species were documented)
Manas Khan11-Jun-2007 23:06
Beautiful capture! Vote
Thierry Lucas11-Jun-2007 22:50
Excellent capture.
coaster11-Jun-2007 22:33
Wonderful shot! V