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Uploaded 13-Sep-09
Taken 12-Apr-09


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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:cedar waxwing, green ash, louisiana
Photo Info

Dimensions1200 x 800
Original file size211 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken12-Apr-09 11:05
Date modified12-Apr-09 14:49
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 40D
Focal length700 mm
Exposure1/200 at f/8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Cedar Waxwing on Ash

Cedar Waxwing on Ash

Cedar waxwing eating green ash (Fraxinus
pennsylvanica) flowers in a neighbor's yard in Southeast Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This ash is a dioecious species polinated by wind. I believe this is a male tree because it has never produced seed. Flocks of these birds show up annually and virtually strip the tree of flowers before moving on.