“Redpoll”

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© Teklanika Photography 2013

Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)
Chugach State Park, Alaska
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/800 sec @ f5.6
iso 400
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“Winter Redpoll”

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© Teklanika Photography 2013

“Winter Redpoll”

Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)
Chugach State Park, Alaska
02/18/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/800 sec @ f5.6
iso 400
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“Redpoll”

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© Teklanika Photography 2013

Common redpolls are active foragers that travel in busy flocks.

“Redpoll”
Anchorage, Alaska
01/26/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 375mm
1/1000 sec @ f6.3
iso 500
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“Redpoll in Snow”

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© Teklanika Photography 2013

A common redpoll, sporting a beautiful red cap, briefly rests in the snow.

“Redpoll in Snow”
Anchorage, Alaska
01/26/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 375mm
1/1000 sec @ f6.3
iso 500
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“Common Redpoll”

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During winter, some common redpolls tunnel into the snow to stay warm during the night. Tunnels may be more than a foot long and 4 inches under the insulating snow.

“Common Redpoll”
Anchorage, Alaska
01/10/2013
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/160 sec @ f5.6
iso 800
© Teklanika Photography 2013