Red Breasted Nuthatch juv

Okay, for some reason these juvenile nuthatches seem to prefer thicker perches. But I like the light on this one.

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Pertinent technical details or techniques: iso-800, 100-400 and 400 mm, F7 .1, 1600th, filtered light, handhelds, no flash, A7r4, 60% of full frame

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This is very pretty. IQ is perfect, and I really like that BG. Love the perch. If I’m remembering correctly, my issue with the perch in the other photo was that there was quite a bit of OOF perch coming into or out of the frame. But this works really well for me. The decay of the perch is pretty great. Only nit is that I wish the bird had turned its head about 1 or 2 degrees toward you but very nice as-is.