Red Breasted Nuthatch
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What a great name. These woodpecker-like birds spend most of their time on trees upside down catching bugs.
This photograph highlights depth of field as a tool in photography. Shallow depth of field isolates and highlights your subject. Its not just about an out of focus background, although that is the most common use, its also about dragging the attention of your audience to your subject. Common mistakes of choosing too narrow a depth of field means part of your subject is out of focus.
Too much depth and its hard to get your subject out of the background. Smaller sensors give you greater depth of field than larger sensors.
This nuthatch was used to being fed at this spot and dropped down and was quite adamant about getting his due. In the photograph above the bird does look somewhat disappointed, as we had nothing to give him. They do take seeds from your palm if you let them and you have patience.