Male Crossbill, full breeding plumage

Finally got a shot of a Male Crossbill in full breeding plumage.

he landed for maybe 1 minute max during the 9 hours we were sitting under camo netting in heather / grass / mud.

Nikon D300
Nikon 500 F4VR lens
Nikon 1.7xTCII Teleconverter

effective focal length – 1275mm



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4 responses to “Male Crossbill, full breeding plumage

  1. bILL

    Lovely colours in the plumage

  2. Great shot Colin. I wish I had your patience

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