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Old Grudges, New Passions | Passer domesticus Songbirds drag their troubles into the sky,<br />
 old grudges sparking new passions,<br />
 modesty abandoned to the wind.<br />
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Old Grudges, New Passions | Passer domesticus

Songbirds drag their troubles into the sky,
old grudges sparking new passions,
modesty abandoned to the wind.

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    comments (6)

  1. Rick as alway impressive. What lens did you use on this one? Posted 8 years ago
  2. Thanks Ludo! I think this was taken with a Canon 70-200 f/4. Posted 8 years ago
    1. Great L lens, I'm planning to buy one on the long run, if my wife agrees:) Is this the one without IS? The guys at one of the two Canon maintenance Centers in the Netherlands told me this L f4 lens was the sharpest in the Canon lens range they currently got, with almost no CA and vignetting, significantly better than the 2.8 and 4.0 IS. Posted 8 years ago
  3. Yes, this lens does not have IS. Posted 8 years ago
  4. so brilliant. and for the left sparrow its possible to see the shadow of the second wing inside the visible wing. great Posted 8 years ago
  5. Thanks Karin. I'm always trying to find interesting lighting. Posted 8 years ago

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The house sparrow is a bird of the sparrow family Passeridae, found in most parts of the world. A small bird, it has a typical length of 16 cm and a weight of 24–39.5 g . Females and young birds are coloured pale brown and grey, and males have brighter black, white, and brown markings. One of about 25 species in the genus ''Passer'', the house sparrow is native to most of Europe, the Mediterranean region, and much of Asia. Its intentional or accidental introductions to many regions, including.. more

Similar species: Passerines
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