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NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D5100
Shutter Speed
1/800 second
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F/5.6
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300 mm
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250
Date Taken
Feb 27, 2012, 11:12:05 AM
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Food storage by DeeOtter Food storage by DeeOtter
Or just a chickadee being a messy forager. This chickadee was poking about the empty branches for any bugs that may be hiding in it.

Black-capped chickadee
Poecile atricapillus
Tualatin River NWR, Tualatin, OR
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roamingtigress Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
What an adorable capture! I love the timing here as well as the lighting.
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Jack-13 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Damn, fantastic capture Dee. How far away were you?
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DeeOtter Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks.
I think I was around, 2, maybe 2.5 arm's length away from the chickadee.
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Jack-13 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Nice work with a 300mm. Very nice.
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DeeOtter Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks.
Longest one I have.
Would looove to have a 500mm..especially when going to Yellowstone, and for kingfishers.
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Dark-Erotic-Weapons Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
:blackrose: Dee you are one of the very best lady beautiful shot!!!!
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DeeOtter Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! It helps when I get to see neat critters like this. Chickadees are one of the best.
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wesoly-romek Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Excellent sharpness and detail! 'Chickadee the acrobat'? :D
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DeeOtter Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
They are pretty acrobatic.
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wesoly-romek Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
A delightful shot indeed. Thank you for sharing! My pleasure.
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