Western Bluebird

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I caught this Western Bluebird while she was about to gather some nesting material yesterday. D500, Nikon 2-500mm lens, Nikon 1.4 TC, tripod/gimbal head, 1/800th, f/8.0, ISO 280, 700mm, cropped to 2192 x 2426, AI Clear

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The pose is interesting and plumage detail is great, Dave. However, that out of focus set of branches in the foreground is a major problem for me and I don’t think there’s much you can do to fix it. For me, I think this would be a “try again” image.