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LOCATION: BIRD’S HILL PARK, JUST NORTH OF WINNIPEG,MANITOBA, CANADA

Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi F stop: F/6.3 Exposure: 1/250 sec. Focal length: 187.0 mm Flash: flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode (16) Dimensions: 2400×1691 Shutter speed (Tv): 8

I WENT BIRDWATCHING WITH MY GOOD FRIEND RYAN, AND THIS LITTLE BLACK CAPPED CHICKADEE LANDED ON HIS GLOVE WHILE HE WAS SHOOTING OTHERS NEAR BY…I COULD NOT RESIST THIS PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

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Black-capped Chickadee: Medium-sized, stocky chickadee with pale gray upperparts and breast and pale olive-brown underparts. The black cap and bib and white cheeks are conspicuous. Black bill is short and thin. Wings are dark with broad white edges on feathers. State bird of Maine and Massachusetts.

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A self taught amateur photographer who resides in beautiful Winnipeg, Manitoba, which is a prairie city in the center of Canada. My dear wife Marg and I have been married for 52 years, and we have 2 married daughters and 3 grandchildren to share our busy lives.I love to read, practice photography, spend time with my family, play around on the computer, and volunteer a lot of my time at our local Nature Center, where I serve as an interpreter for kids programs.

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  • MICKSPIXPHOTOS
    MICKSPIXPHOTOSover 5 years ago
    Larry, this is SO COOL !! Great capture.
  • Thanks Mick, it was a fun shot

    – Larry Trupp

  • PFrogg
    PFroggover 5 years ago

    Amazing Shot Larry
    Great Capture inst fav

  • Thanks John for your comments and favoriting as well, much appreciated friend

    – Larry Trupp

  • jewelskings
    jewelskingsover 5 years ago

    That is just soooo cool!

  • Thanks ever so much, I appreciate your comments Jewels

    – Larry Trupp

  • Mystic Raven 9
    Mystic Raven 9over 5 years ago

    WOW!!!! That is wonderful!!!! He was stopping in to see what you were up to friend :))

  • Thanks Shelley, I really appreciate your comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • linda858100
    linda858100over 5 years ago

    EXCELLENT

  • Thanks Linda

    – Larry Trupp

  • Diane Schuster
    Diane Schusterover 5 years ago

    Priceless shot, I probably would have dropped the camera if the strap wasn’t around my neck! I guess I better make sure that I use the strap all the time! lol!

  • Thanks Dolhindancer, I really appreciate your comments here

    – Larry Trupp

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassaover 5 years ago

    Great capture Larry!

  • Thanks Al

    – Larry Trupp

  • Randall Scholten
    Randall Scholtenover 5 years ago

    Wow! What a winner that is!

  • I really appreciate your comments Randy my friend

    – Larry Trupp

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconover 5 years ago

    This is what photography is made of!!! Spectacular timing on this shot Larry!!! Instant favorite and a feature for sure!!! Well done my friend!!!

  • Thanks for favoring and your precious comments Blair

    – Larry Trupp

  • Clark Thompson
    Clark Thompsonover 5 years ago

    Once in a lifetime… once in a lifetime… you could not possibly duplicate this shot. Wonderful!

  • Thanks Clark, I took advange of the opportunity presented to me.

    – Larry Trupp

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