Male Painted Bunting

© Emile Abbott

Male Painted Bunting

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 20, 2010

Attached is the back view of the Male Painted Bunting #1290110

Robert R. Goodman level-addict July 20, 2010

Hi Emile,they sure have some beautiful color on them.Excellent capture,a bird we don't see in Az!!!! #8775899

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 20, 2010

Nice capture, Emile. He is so beautiful. Youe sure did get some great shots of him. #8775999

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 20, 2010

Thanks Bobby and Kay. I am off tomorrow to Europe for a 3 week shoot in Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovkia and Budapest. #8776160

John Connolly July 20, 2010

What a beautiful bird you have captured here Emile! Fantastic work, my friend!
Have a safe and happy trip, I expect to see some outstanding images on your return! #8776258

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 21, 2010

Thanks John I am hoping so as well. #8778053

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 21, 2010

Just like at a rowdy bar!
Superb colors, detail, clarity, b/g, presentation & wonderful lighting here, Emile! Outstanding image & work! WTG! #8778099

Carol Eade level-addict July 21, 2010

Beautiful bunting image, Emile, they are very colorful! #8779092

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 22, 2010

Hi Patrick and Carol. I am off for 3 week to shoot some photos in Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovkia and Budapest. Back on BP after Aug 9th #8780232

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 30, 2011

This is FANTASTIC Emile, we see them at our feeder, rarely but we do see them, VERY well done my friend!!! <>< #9325994

Inge Linden January 18, 2012

Great capture they are very colorful!!

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 18, 2012

Thanks Nancy and Inge. #9927633

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe May 22, 2012

Beautiful bird and so special that we get to see both sides of him. Terrific details, lighting and comp. You are giving me a new impression of Texas. We've only gone across the panhandle a few times and didn't see any green then, except in the cities. Very nice captures. #10146501

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 23, 2012

Thank Phyllis you are sure finding some old ones on my site. #10147079

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Out looking for birds to photograph in the Texas Hill Country I spotted the Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris). No other bird looks this way. The males have distinctive blue head, red chest, greenish yellow back and the wings and tail are gray. These males are very territorial and will fight other males for their territory. Taken with Canon 20D, ISO 400, 300 mm Focal length, F/8 and 1/500 sec

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D

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