Blue Jay in Action in Autumn (Stellers Jay)

 
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steller's jay as he comes in to land near the suet feeder beside the driveway. You can see from his beak that he's been at the suet before :)
Captured from the open front window.

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alandrapal - Apr 24, 2009 06:52 PM EDT
thanks very much, Shawna. Am very late with these thanks, - have only just found your comments!
Guest - Nov 06, 2006 10:37 PM EDT
Great shot Alandra. I love the comp and I think the perch and twigs add to the photo, I'm glad you left it in. It's perfect just the way it is. Another fabulous shot for your collection! ~Shawna
Guest - Nov 06, 2006 07:42 PM EDT
WOW!! very nice,is that a new dance you have taught him?
Guest - Nov 06, 2006 07:26 PM EDT
thankyou both, also, Steve and Carol. You wonder how the birds can land without even "looking" to find the perches :)
Guest - Nov 06, 2006 07:21 PM EDT
thanks for the nice comments, Doug. Initially thought perhaps the curved part of the "perch" was distracting, so late last night attempted to remove it, then went further and further, wondering how the jay would look, minus the perch :) Didn't like my efforts, so ended up leaving the whole thing there. Also tried removing the twigs in the corner, but decided against that too. Now am glad I left it all there :)
Guest - Nov 06, 2006 07:09 PM EDT
Nice action shot of the pretty jaybird. Carol
Guest - Nov 06, 2006 06:48 PM EDT
Another stunning image Alandra! I particularly like the stationary body and the frantic feet! And the blue of the bird against the yellow autumn leaves is very satisfying.
Guest - Nov 06, 2006 06:07 PM EDT
Great composition with everything diagonal, nice colors, well done.

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