Cedar Waxwing

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  1. JOAT

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    Today at lunch I decided to go to my usual get away place which has many species of small birds and occasionally I'll see a hawk or a GBH.

    Today however I saw some Cedar Waxwings for the first time. The sun was harsh and to get a good lighting angle was challenging. There were 2 that seemed to like a certain tree so I stood there a few minutes and watched their habits and noticed they would perch on a certain few branches for a few seconds then fly over to the next. They were quite fun to watch.

    I did get some pics but most of them were backlit and came out horrid. These two I'm sharing are not the best in terms of composition and light so I decided to do a little post.

    I'll add the originals for a better understanding of how much post was done. I normally don't do this much post but I liked the pose but didn't like all the clutter.






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  2. HollandHusker

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    two pic's you just removed the background and edited a bit:) Nice shot's though
     
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    nice shots Joat!! I spent the day at High Park in Toronto today, we didn't see much, but it sure is a nice place!
     
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    cheers guys!

    Holland, I didn't use another pic...just did some cloning and painting in photoshop.

    Ray, I haven't been to high park this year but plan to when the fall migration starts...apparently it's a hot spot for migrating birds in the fall.
     

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