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Orange-Cheeked Waxbill

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 12 November 2015 in Animal & Insect.

The orange-cheeked waxbill is a common species of finch native to western and central Africa. The Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory is home to an impressive collection of flowering plants, colorful birds, and butterflies.

NIKON D5500 1/500 second F/6.3 ISO 1800 315 mm (35mm equiv.)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Le bec rouge la tache orange quel charmant oiseau sueprbe.
Belle journée

12 Nov 2015 5:20am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

What magnificent bird !

12 Nov 2015 6:56am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Tellement beau....... Couleurs superbes. )

12 Nov 2015 7:03am

Albert from BERNOUVILLE, France


12 Nov 2015 9:04am

jean pierre a from France

superbe oiseau!! amitiés

12 Nov 2015 9:48am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Très belle ta photo

12 Nov 2015 10:43am

Devi from Chennai, India

Lovely shot with details..I love the water droplets on the leaf !

12 Nov 2015 1:27pm

Monik from PARIS, France

Quelle adorable et superbe capture!

12 Nov 2015 3:39pm

claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Wonderful bird and picture. I does'nt know it.

12 Nov 2015 4:30pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

5 stars from me - fabulous close up

12 Nov 2015 6:23pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Awesome clarity and color that you've captured in this waxbill!!

12 Nov 2015 6:26pm

Sonja from Wörgl, Austria

So nice and so sweet little bird ! Very well done, Barbara ! *****

12 Nov 2015 7:12pm

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Oh, he is gorgeous, Barbara ---- superb capture. - Never seen before.
Kindest regards, enjoy the evening MN

12 Nov 2015 8:25pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

So beautiful

12 Nov 2015 8:41pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so cute! :)
very nice portrait
with beautiful composition, focus, colors & details!

12 Nov 2015 8:50pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Beautiful shot. Superb.

12 Nov 2015 9:52pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

How sweet this is.

12 Nov 2015 10:39pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


13 Nov 2015 2:57pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

:) Beautiful and colorful creature

13 Nov 2015 9:20pm

Martine from France

Il est magnifique. Il a l'air très petit par rapport à la taille de la feuille.

14 Nov 2015 4:57am

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1/500 second
ISO 1800
315 mm (35mm equiv.)