Chickadee, 8' away in the apple tree
Chickadee with drinks all around..
It would lean over and drink a drop..
Finally, how it's done. The Chickadee pins a seed under foot then removes the meat.
Formidable 2" puff ball.
Black-capped Chickadee, shot through a screen and dirty window. PP with LR4 Beta. 19Feb12
Black-Capped Chickadee, through dining room window/screen, LR4 beta pp. (2nd export group). 19Feb12
Black-capped Chickadee in the yard, through the kitchen window/screen, PP w LR4 Beta. 19Feb12
Black-capped Chickadee through the kitchen window & screen, PP with LR4 Beta. 19Feb12
Black-capped Chickadee, on the pole supporting the finch feeder. LR4 beta PP. 19Feb12
Black-capped Chickadee through the window/screen, pp with LR4 beta. 19Feb12
A mountain chickadee, calm enough to pose about two arm lengths from the boardwalk trail around Silver Lake.
The same punk-rocking Mountain Chickadee, singing his springtime song, with his top-knot all puffed up to lure a mate from the surrounding woods. I probably wasn't helping him standing right by him with a camera and 70-200/f4 lens..
Fidgety Chickadee about to dive for the feeder. 21Nov10
Chickadee, about to pilfer an expired sunflower. DDell Pk, 16Oct10
The chickadee are devouring the remains of the sunflowers. This one flew up as I walked up out of the park. Working without a tripod has its advantages. It's a reasonably clear shot w the 300mm/2.8 handheld. 25Sept10