Philadelphia vireo (???)

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Heather Mellon

A lovely capture of this bird doing routine maintenance on his feathers. The vireo's colors camouflage perfectly against the foliage of what looks like a willow tree to me. Great shot Yves.. and I can't believe I missed it earlier, guess I should use the search option more often.

Debra Plett

Your narrative explains nicely what the images portray Yves. Thanks for pointing that out. Quite camouflaged in this pose but with a bit of a very tender look with the head turned back. Great shots.

Back side with perfect camouflage to live a longer life ( and increase the chance of seducing a partner ).
Taken By
Yves Langlois
Taken On
November 26, 2022
vireo finch bird animal
  • Focal: 400
  • Lens Model: 70-400mm F4-5.6 G SSM
  • Shutter speed: 0.002 sec
  • Aperture: f/ 7.1

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