And Who Might You Be? by Wolf Read

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A Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) peeks over a densely foliated Douglas-fir branch. Small birds like cover—anything to prevent them from being spotted by predators. This sparrow moved about the tree on carefully selected paths to ensure that it remained as sheltered as possible.

Canon Rebel XSi (450D)
Canon EF 300mm 1:4 L IS USM
1/400 sec, f / 5.6, -1/3 EV, ISO 640

Reifel Bird Sanctuary, Ladner, BC
07 Jan 2010

I am a natural historian and published author, illustrator and photographer. I also take photography commissions and have had a wonderful time with a recent project for the University of British Columbia Farm. Many thanks for visiting my little space here on RedBubble, and thank you also for your purchases—they are very much appreciated.

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  • Marjorie Wallace
    Marjorie Wallacealmost 5 years ago

    What a perfect capture. I just LOVE this image.

  • Thank you for the comment and fav, Marjorie Wallace.

    – Wolf Read

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 5 years ago


  • Thank you for the comment and fav, lorilee.

    – Wolf Read

  • Jennifer Potter
    Jennifer Potteralmost 5 years ago

    Oh wow! Really great capture!!

  • Thank you, Jennifer Potter.

    – Wolf Read

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconalmost 5 years ago

    Wow!! What a fantastic shot!! Great composition and framing!!

  • Thank you much for the comment and fav, Blair.

    – Wolf Read

  • photosecosse /barbara jones
    photosecosse /...almost 5 years ago

    Tremendous photography !!

  • Thank you much for the comment and fav, PhotosEcosse.

    – Wolf Read

  • robynart
    robynartalmost 5 years ago

    Great photo beautiful detail!!!

  • Thank you much for the comment and fav, robynart.

    – Wolf Read

  • Kymie
    Kymiealmost 5 years ago

    Ohhhh that is too gorgeous – lovely work

  • Thank you much for the comment and fav, Kymie.

    – Wolf Read

  • Sandy Stewart
    Sandy Stewartover 4 years ago

    Lovely portrait style shot of a Song Sparrow! The foliage in the foreground and background so nicely frame the subject! : )

  • Thank you much, Sandy.

    – Wolf Read

  • jwinman
    jwinmanover 4 years ago

    very cute!

  • Thank you much, jwinman.

    – Wolf Read

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 3 years ago

    beautiful . . . .

  • Thank you much, lorilee.

    – Wolf Read

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