Emerald Starling. This image was taken at the The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, African Aviary, Columbus, Ohio USA
Summer 2012

Canon 60D
As is (slightly cropped)


emerald, starling, bird, birds, animal, aminals, green, purple, feathers


  • KBritt
    KBrittabout 2 years ago

    WOW!!!!!! Tamara this is absolutely stunning!!!!! Unbelievable sharpness, contrast, color, dof, …..
    Awesome image!!!! ….did I mention I like it?? : }
    xxX ~kim

  • LOL! Happy that you like it Kim!! Doesn’t it seem like some images are meant to be….. this little guy just flew up, sat down and posed for me. I only took two shots and knew I had a good one! As always, thanks for stopping by…. I look forward to your encouraging comments and kind words ; )

    – Tamara Kaylor

  • Astrid Ewing Photography
    Astrid Ewing P...about 2 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful bird!

  • Thank you kindly Astrid ; )

    – Tamara Kaylor

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiabout 2 years ago

    Never have I seen such colors, this is simply Exquisite

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  • What an awesome compliment Laura, Thank You so much ; )

    – Tamara Kaylor

  • Dean Cunningham
    Dean Cunninghamabout 2 years ago

    what a beauty – wonderful pic tamara !

  • Thanks so much Dean ; )

    – Tamara Kaylor

  • Dennis Rubin IPA
    Dennis Rubin IPAabout 2 years ago

    great capture!

  • Thanks for the compliment and for stopping by Dennis ; )

    – Tamara Kaylor

  • annieclarke
    annieclarkeabout 2 years ago

    This is superb!

  • Wow, Thank you so much for your kind comment ; )

    – Tamara Kaylor

  • BGSPhoto
    BGSPhotoabout 2 years ago

    Tamara, On a scale of one to ten wows, this is a ten.

  • Huge Wow’s back at you for your super comment, Thank You! ; )

    – Tamara Kaylor

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52about 2 years ago

    Brilliant close up of this stunning bird Tamara.

    Cheers Jude x

  • Thank you kindly Jude ; )

    – Tamara Kaylor

  • Emma Holmes
    Emma Holmesabout 2 years ago

    Glorious shot!

  • Thank you so kindly Emma ; )

    – Tamara Kaylor

  • Margaret Stevens
    Margaret Stevensabout 2 years ago

    Perfect contrast, gorgeous green!

  • Many thanks for your comment and for stopping by ; )

    – Tamara Kaylor

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