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    I was set up hoping for Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers to land on this perch when this young Brewer's Sparrow landed and posed.

    You may notice the title ties in here. I was elated to come across some open fields with this shrub, Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany, which features some fun and unique blooms.

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    LR and PS. Did move the end blooms further up the perch a bit to fit the frame better.

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    Great title, even greater canvas. Best perch ever... TFS What is the BG?

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    I like the perch as much as the bird, very unique. good comp. if mine I'd warm up the colors some.

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    Very clever in every respect. Perfect perch .Agree with Arash re warming slightly.Did you use any lure for the Blue -Grays?

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    David - thank you. The BG is the sun coming up against the next mountain over with a couple green and yellow bushes (you'll see when I post the Gnatcatchers)

    Ian - thanks for the kind words. I have been using audio on the BG's, will have pics up soon. Fun subjects

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    Quote Originally Posted by arash_hazeghi View Post
    I like the perch as much as the bird, very unique. good comp. if mine I'd warm up the colors some.

    TFS
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    Beautiful colors and Perch.

    Well done.
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    Spectacular perch that would look at home in an Audubon painting, and it stands out nicely against that BG. Nice looking sparrow that would be a rarity in my neck of the woods.

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    How lucky you are to have the Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany in your neck of the woods. The Brewer's Sparrow works quite nicely. I like the soft colors under this light.


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    What a perch!!! Lovely sparrow and agree to adding a bit of warmth. wow

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    Love this Brian what can u say best perch I agree. I agree with Arash little more on the colors TFS.

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    Thankful for all your feedback and kind words :-)

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    Beautiful perch Brian...Wished we got that tree/shrub over here. Lovely detail and pose on the bird, I like how the colours on the bird compliment the perch.

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    Boy o boy what a perch on this one. The bird is framed perfectly as well. Nice detail. The diffused light is lovely here.

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    Will and John, appreciate you

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    Wesley,

    Mega! The colors look just fine to me. This is a perfect stunner. I strongly advise you to cease and desist ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur Morris View Post
    Wesley,

    Mega! The colors look just fine to me. This is a perfect stunner. I strongly advise you to cease and desist ...

    with love, a
    Haha forever though Artie? ....

    Your comments warmly appreciated.

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    Super frame Brian. I think the perch is stellar. The colors look great to me. Very creative to nail this image.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robert Kimbrell View Post
    Super frame Brian. I think the perch is stellar. The colors look great to me. Very creative to nail this image.
    Thankful for your comments Robert!

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