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Northern Mockingbird  - Time of day makes this a B & W image.
KC Foggin

Northern Mockingbird - Time of day makes this a B & W image. (Mimus polyglottos)

"A medium-sized songbird, a bit more slender than a thrush and with a longer tail. Mockingbirds have small heads, a long, thin bill with a hint of a downward curve, and long legs. Their wings are short, rounded, and broad, making the tail seem particularly long in flight."
Habitat
Originally found in the South, northern mockingbirds made a major range extension up both coasts toward Canada in the 1900s. Today they are found in the majority of the continental United States and in Canada and Mexico. Some of the northernmost populations may migrate south over winter.
Location
Backyard, Mytle Beach, SC
Date taken
Nov 26, 2020
Scientific name
Mimus polyglottos
Equipment used
Equipment used Nikon D90, SIGMA 80-400/4.5-5.6 DG OS plus a 1+1/4 extender. Hand held
Now this Mocking Bird is so cute. Do you think he's a juvenile? He's a warrior. Such a wonderful picture, KC, everything is working great in this image.
 
Supporter
Marvelous close-up of this beautiful Mockingbird! Great eye contact, focus, dof, feather detail, and setting. An excellent informative narrative as well. TFS KC!
 

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Category
North America
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KC Foggin
Date added
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Comment count
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Image metadata

Filename
112620NoMockingbird1aWeb.jpg
File size
426.8 KB
Date taken
Thu, 26 November 2020 3:30 PM
Dimensions
850px x 746px

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