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Mr and Mrs Grosbeak

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Grosbeaks and Indigo Buntings moved in today about a week later than last year. They seem to pal around together.

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I love the bokeh on the first one. But, where is the bunting?

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You got such nice background for your male. Mine are all busy! Nice shot. That is the combination that arrived at my house today, too. Did your indigo look like he had blue measles, also?

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Thanks for slipping in the new word on me X-Man. Now if I can only remember how to pronounce it. The bunting is using a ground feeder where I don't have my blind. He's skittish Birdsong, so I don't know if he has measles or not.

Mike

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Awesome birds! One visited my feeder yesterday morning.

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mic, bokeh (pronounced with emphasis on first syllable and "boke ah") is a Japanese term that in a photographic context means an out-of-focus, buttery, smooth foreground or background. smilesmile

Folks more old fashioned with photography generally just call them "clean" foregrounds and backgrounds.

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