Up and Downy

Female Downy on a strick. Male was there but uncooperative. I like the pose. Cloned away a branch.

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Really nice portrait. I love the comp, the pose of the bird and the oof bg.

I’d say the pose makes this shot. Good background and detail as well.

David, this is a wonderful shot of this guy. Great details, nice perch, and a lovely background. :+1: :+1: