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  • Winner in Garden Birds in All Creatures Great & Small group on the 2011-02-03
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  • Winner in Watch The Birdie… challenge in Extreme Close-Ups group
  • 3rd Placement in the Top Ten Nature by the Alphabet – C challenge in Made by Nature group on the 2010-08-16.
  • 3rd placement in the Top Ten of the Small Birds challenge in The Beauty of Nature group, on 2010-03-12
  • 5th Placement in Birthday 2012 Surprise Challenge – Straight from the camera – SMALL BIRDS in Featured for a Challenge on 2012-06-02
  • Featured in Local Critters on 2014-03-16
  • Featured in Featured For A Challenge on 2012-04-22
  • Featured on Explore
  • Featured on the 2010-08-19 in Made by Nature group.
  • Featured on the 2010-03-02 in #1 Artists of RedBubble group.
  • Featured in Extreme Close-Ups group.
  • Featured in Love Affair With The Lens!

Aren’t they so cute with their bandanas on their face!
They love cherries and they were a crowd in the tree for the regalia time!

Location: Gatineau, Canada
Date 2008-03-28
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Canon 40d
Lens Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 L IS USM@400,0 mm

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • SharonD
    SharonDalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiflu capture Yan.

  • Thank you very much Sharon, it means a lot from you. Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • hopelilly
    hopelillyalmost 5 years ago

    What a gorgeous bird. Beautiful

  • Thanks again for your great comment. Truely appreciated. All the best!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Barrie Daniels
    Barrie Danielsalmost 5 years ago

    wow I caught this same type bird but for the life of me couldnt find out what it was till now.Exhausting search online too…never seen one here before.
    Have a peek if wish when have time
    Very nice capture!
    Thanks for sharing

  • Hi Barrie, I am glad I helped you with the name. Myself, I don’t know the names of all the birds, I have to look-up on the internet but I cannot find them all the times. Happy you like this capture. Yes I will go and check yours. Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • RichardKlos
    RichardKlosalmost 5 years ago


  • I am very happy you like it, Richards. Have a great day my friend!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Ainsley Kellar Creations
    Ainsley Kellar...almost 5 years ago

    Incredible capture of such an expressive, delightful creature!

  • Thank you very much for the feauture! :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosalmost 5 years ago

    What an amzing picture is this, Yan!
    Very well composed and beautiful colors.

  • Thank you very much dear Adri for your visit and comment. I hope you are not freezing too much in Holland as I hear that their is a big freez over Europe. Cheers!

    – Yannik Hay

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful close up, love the colours

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunalmost 5 years ago

  • Hello Trudi, buch of thanks for the feauture. I am so pleased. All the best!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Karlientjie
    Karlientjiealmost 5 years ago


  • Thx so much Karin for your spontaneous comment :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • kappisan
    kappisanalmost 5 years ago

    Big Fav!:)
    Great shot!:)
    Well done!:)

  • Thanks so much for the visit and great comments. Makes my day :)

    – Yannik Hay

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