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Captured in the Boreal forest near Kleefeld, Manitoba, Canada….Straight from thecamera…Better seen fullscreen

Camera Details: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi, 55mm Lens, Aperture exp 8.0, Shutter speed 1/500, ISO 400

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Pine Siskin: (Cardulous pinus) Small finch with brown-streaked body. Wings have small patches of yellow and two white wing-bars. Tail is dark, notched, and has small yellow patches. Bill is slender and pointed. Forages on ground and in trees for seeds and insects.

Habitat: Conifers, mixed woods, alders, sweet-gum balls, weedy areas, and feeders

Pine Siskin’s often travel in compact groups, and usually can be heard and detected by their voice flying overhead, long before they are visible.

To hear their sound click Here and follow the directions (don’t forget to turn up the sound OK

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birds, canada, manitoba, pine siskin, winter, prairie, wildlife, larry trupp, umpa1, snow

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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Comments

  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMaineover 4 years ago

    A very pretty bird, Larry. Great capture! We have them here also, (southern Maine) and this is the first year I have been aware of them at my feeders. Thanks so much for all the info!

  • Hi Mary
    I appreciate your most kind comments, and continued support…Just love their interesting chatter in the forest

    – Larry Trupp

  • Bonnie Robert
    Bonnie Robertover 4 years ago

    Super capture, Larry. Love the write up too.

  • Much appreciated Bonnie
    Thanks ever so much

    – Larry Trupp

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    What a beautiful capture – - – NICE!!!!!

  • Thanks ever so much Lori
    Much appreciated

    – Larry Trupp

  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaover 4 years ago

    Wow, what a beauty Larry. Great info too.

  • Thanks Teresa
    Always appreciate your kind comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanover 4 years ago

    Oh, Larry, isn’t he a darling!!!! Love the falling snow … such a lovely image!!!!

  • Thanks Lois, you are most kind
    Always appreciate your comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconover 4 years ago

    Wow! What a gorgeous capture Larry!! Great eye contact with her (I think) and I love the tones! Beautifully done!!

  • Thanks Blair, you are most kind my friend
    Always appreciate your comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • EchoNorth
    EchoNorthover 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot, Larry0 what a lovely bird!

  • Thanks Janene, you are most kind my friend
    Always appreciate your comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyover 4 years ago

    What a beautiful little bird, Larry. Wonderful capture and great read!

  • Thanks Mike, you are most kind my friend
    Always appreciate your comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Excellent capture! :D

  • Thanks Cee, you are most kind my friend
    Always appreciate your comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

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