Loud Mouth

Katarina Mansson level-deluxe 4/10/2008 3:34:10 AM

I like the humor in this one as well as the diagonal created by the three birds back. Lovely colors and clarity as well. And the Loud Mouth is excellent! #897594

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 4/10/2008 3:44:27 AM

Doc Silly said:
Love this rich colors in this photo. Wonderful capture of this group of birds. :O)
4/10/2008 3:34:06 AM

Thanks, Katarina and Doc. You were too quick for me, Doc. I uploaded under the title Wise Guy and then decided Loud Mouth might be slightly better--it wasn't displayed or entered in the contest but you were right on it :) Glad you both like the shot. #5769443

Les Rhoades level-deluxe 4/10/2008 3:44:57 AM

Love your color tones here Nikki. #5769444

Anita Tykwinski 4/10/2008 3:58:58 AM

Great capture Nikki. There's alot of humar in nature. #5769503

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 4/10/2008 4:22:15 AM

Your exposure turned out awesome....mine didn't even come close to thid! Great job! #5769592

Joy Rector level-deluxe 4/10/2008 4:33:22 AM

I love it, excellent lighting and comp #5769634

John Caruso level-deluxe 4/10/2008 4:56:14 AM

A great moment captured with skill! #5769755

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 4/10/2008 6:06:10 AM

John said it perfectly!

I notice none of them are paying any attention to the "Lecture" in this image. lol

jo ann c. #5769983

Peter Appelbaum level-deluxe 4/10/2008 6:16:47 AM

Magnificent capture Nikki. Peter #5770011

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 4/10/2008 7:33:36 AM

Wonderful captures, I love to watch these clowns. #5770280

Pat Gamwell level-deluxe 4/10/2008 8:46:31 AM

You did an EXCEPTIONAL job with this beautiful shot, Nikki! The color tones are especially beautiful, along with the spot-on clarity. #5770558

Susan M. Campbell level-deluxe 4/10/2008 9:07:55 AM

Nice! Love your post processing...the tones are wonderful. I hope to see an EP on this. #5770638

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 4/10/2008 10:31:14 AM

Super capture and colors! #5770909

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 4/10/2008 11:19:16 AM

how beautiful! love it!!! #5771159

Tarun Bose level-deluxe 4/10/2008 11:55:42 AM

Excellent capture wiht lovely colours and lighting. Well done Nikki. #5771344

Susie Peek-Swint level-deluxe 4/10/2008 2:59:49 PM

Excellent timing Nikki ~ great image! #5771914

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-deluxe 4/10/2008 4:33:28 PM

I Love the Re~Work NiK
Great Monthly Theme Entry

He sure is a Stand Out #5772236

Judy V. Kennamer level-deluxe 4/10/2008 6:34:30 PM

Beautiful Nikki!!! I love the wonderful rich colors too - #5772640

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-deluxe 4/10/2008 6:41:31 PM

Very cool, great timing and technique! #5772664

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 4/10/2008 6:56:27 PM

WOW! I remember this from before--such a terrific capture--but you have really improved it, Nikki! I don't remember the color tones and detail being so rich. Fantastic work, and excellent MT entry! I hope we see this one again--it deserves it! #5772735

Ken Smith level-deluxe 4/11/2008 5:53:55 PM

Wow! How did do the colors/lighting? LOL Really..how?? Love it...we'll see this one again, for sure! #5776677

Corinne M. Thompson 4/11/2008 8:57:55 PM

I have a feeling Ken knows the answers to his own question...lol! Fabulous rework Nikki, I really like this version alot! #5777334

Sharon Day level-deluxe 4/13/2008 8:16:58 PM

Awesome shot, Nikki!!! I'd love to visit this place! Great job! #5783976

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 4/14/2008 8:16:09 PM

Terrific shot. Very well done. #5788780

Les Rhoades level-deluxe 4/14/2008 10:35:58 PM

So happy to see this got an EP. #5789123

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 4/15/2008 8:33:47 PM

WOOHOO 3 EP's in a row!!!!! Way to go Nikki!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-) k #5794044

Dawna M. Denette level-deluxe 4/16/2008 3:12:09 PM


Kara Hendricks level-deluxe 4/17/2008 6:55:09 PM

This one really caught my eye Nikki... The color tones are rish.. The subject fantastic... The detail.. Superb... Wonderful Best of luck! #5801510

Robert Baer level-deluxe 4/19/2008 6:52:27 AM

This is an absolutely fantastic image. Love the composition and colors! #5806852

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 4/21/2008 4:46:03 AM

Great job, Nikki!
Fabulous tones and lighting!
`Lisa #5814847

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 4/21/2008 4:53:55 PM

You know, this is one I hadn't seen before, Nikki. I really like it. It reminds me of an Audubon photo. It is wonderful! #5819325

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 5/18/2008 9:50:34 AM

Spectacular on so many levels!!!
Great job!
~Lisa #5938159

Elida Gutierrez level-deluxe 5/19/2008 10:06:42 AM

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!! #5942550

Jeana Clark level-deluxe 5/19/2008 10:07:05 AM

WAY TO GO NIKKI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

~J~ #5942554

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 5/19/2008 10:23:26 AM

Woohoo!!!!!! WTG, Nikki! I'm SO happy to see this as a finalist, and my fingers are crossed it'll go gold! Big congratulations, my friend on a very WELL-DESERVED award! #5942729

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 5/19/2008 10:53:31 AM

Congrats on this fabulous finalist!!!
~Lisa #5943143

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 5/19/2008 11:14:44 AM

congrats on your finalist!!!!! #5943394

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 5/19/2008 11:33:04 AM

Congrats, Nikki on your beautiful finalist! #5943579

Kara Hendricks level-deluxe 5/19/2008 12:33:34 PM

You know I love this one Nikki... Congratulations!!! #5944342

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-deluxe 5/19/2008 12:44:32 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Nikki!! Best of luck in the next round, love this! #5944480

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 5/19/2008 1:01:51 PM

So glad to see this on the finalist list, Nikki. But really, I'm not surprised...it really is Audobon material! Congratulations! #5944705

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 5/19/2008 1:02:57 PM

Congratulations, Nikki, on your great pelican group finalist. #5944713

John Caruso level-deluxe 5/19/2008 1:06:23 PM

Well done Nikki! Congrats on your finalist! #5944752

Daniella Puente level-deluxe 5/19/2008 1:45:53 PM

Great finalist Nikki :))))) #5945111

Jennifer L. Alder level-deluxe 5/19/2008 3:28:14 PM

Wow! Very impressive work on this one. Big congrats, Nikki :) #5945815

Muriel Jackson level-deluxe 5/19/2008 3:50:07 PM

This is utterly adorable Nikki! Oh and congratulations! #5945948

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 5/19/2008 4:15:40 PM

Congratulations on your WIN, Nikki!!!!!! YAY!!! #5946137

Cyn D Valentine level-deluxe 5/19/2008 4:16:12 PM

Congratulations Nikki!!! Awesome winner! #5946143

Peter Appelbaum level-deluxe 5/19/2008 4:42:35 PM

Congratulations on this fantasic winner Nikki. Peter #5946442

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/19/2008 4:58:27 PM

WTG, Nikki!!!!! Congratulations on you win with this awesome image!!!!! ♫ k #5946646

Susan M. Campbell level-deluxe 5/19/2008 5:15:16 PM

So cool!!! Congrats. #5946781

Steve M. Harrington 5/19/2008 5:24:30 PM

Good for you, Nikki!
Steve #5946834

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 5/19/2008 5:27:35 PM

Congrats on your win! #5946860

David Phalen level-deluxe 5/19/2008 5:44:19 PM

WTG Nikki!! Huge Congrats on a well earned Winner!! #5946981

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 5/19/2008 5:57:05 PM

Love this winner, Nikki!
WTG! Time to grab a cup of tea, kick back, and enjoy the praises of your BP friends!
Congratulations, my friend!
~♥~Lisa #5947054

Vladan D. Djordjevic 5/19/2008 6:36:12 PM

Congratulations on your terrific winner Nikki. #5947288

Kara Hendricks level-deluxe 5/19/2008 7:11:57 PM

A HUGE congratulations on your very first win Nikki... I love this one!!! #5947529

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 5/19/2008 7:27:01 PM

Congrats, Nikki on your beautiful win! #5947671

Jeana Clark level-deluxe 5/19/2008 8:01:54 PM


~J~ #5947920

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-deluxe 5/19/2008 8:08:25 PM

Congratulations on your win!! WTG Nikki!! #5947963

Les Rhoades level-deluxe 5/19/2008 8:48:45 PM

Congratulations on your BIG win! #5948260

Pat Gamwell 5/19/2008 9:26:10 PM

DOUBLE WOOHOO, girl! Absolutely worthy of the gold! Big congrats! #5948474

Corinne M. Thompson 5/19/2008 9:42:56 PM

BIG COngrats to you Nikki for your first win! You deserve it :) #5948527

Dr. Harmeet Singh 5/19/2008 9:57:20 PM

Congratulations on your Beautiful Winner!

Sylvia Rossler level-deluxe 5/19/2008 10:00:20 PM

Big Big congrats on your awesome winner Nikki :O) #5948635

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 5/19/2008 10:30:44 PM

Congratulations Nikki on you Fabulous Win!!!

Dominick #5948744

Ken Smith level-deluxe 5/19/2008 10:42:57 PM

I remember this one...loved it then, love it now. Congrats!! #5948797

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 5/19/2008 11:40:11 PM


Holly J. Jackson level-deluxe 5/19/2008 11:40:13 PM

AWESOME JOB!! Well deserved WIN!! ; ) #5948979

Nadya Johnson level-deluxe 5/20/2008 12:05:44 AM

Congratulations on your stunning winner, Nikki! #5949052

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 5/20/2008 12:19:23 AM


Carol Teal level-deluxe 5/20/2008 12:58:40 AM

What a big mouth Nikki! I love the humor in this photo, not to mention the great detail and clarity. Glad to see the gold on this one!! #5949280

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-deluxe 5/20/2008 3:48:06 AM

Congrats NiK!!
What a Wonderful Win For You!!!
I am Thrilled to see this!! #5949777

Ron Roberts level-deluxe 5/20/2008 4:08:53 AM


Wally Orlowsky level-deluxe 5/20/2008 6:07:09 AM

Congratulations on this beautifully toned and fun winner, Nikki!!! #5950548

Jean E. Hildebrant 5/20/2008 7:39:35 AM

Oh wow, Nikki! CONGRAT'S! Great shot and I love the title! #5951039

Elida Gutierrez 5/20/2008 8:04:47 AM

The Weed Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The April Winners" #5951296

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 5/20/2008 12:18:42 PM

Congrats on your wonderful winner. Amazing image. #5952529

Laurie Daily level-deluxe 5/20/2008 2:22:12 PM

I am so very happy to see this one here, Nikki...a big congrats to you!!!! #5953062

Susi Lawson level-deluxe 5/20/2008 8:16:40 PM

Congrats on your win, it is amazing!!! #5954759

Katarina Mansson level-deluxe 5/21/2008 3:46:45 AM

I am so happy to see this loud mouth being fed with a yellow badge Nikki! Congratulations! #5955730

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 5/21/2008 4:49:08 AM


Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 5/21/2008 5:24:00 AM

Congrats!! #5956211

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 5/21/2008 9:05:49 AM

Way to go, kid. How about that button! #5957283

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 5/21/2008 5:27:16 PM

No surprise on this, Nikki. It's just a fabulous photo; one of my favorites of yours! Congratulations! #5959060

A P level-deluxe 5/21/2008 7:33:01 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved win, Nikki #5959590

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-deluxe 5/22/2008 9:29:31 AM

BIG COngrats Niki! #5962558

Susan Fox level-deluxe 5/22/2008 4:59:50 PM

Congrats on your wonderful win Nikki! #5964014

Mike Umbreit level-deluxe 5/22/2008 6:51:08 PM

Nikki - Congratulations! - Mike #5964321

Datha Y. Thompson level-deluxe 5/23/2008 8:02:11 PM

LOVE LOVE LOVE this Nikki!!! Congratulations!!! Im so Happy for you to see it take the GOLD!!!! Well deserved WINNER!!! :0) #5969207

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-deluxe 5/24/2008 3:53:11 PM

This is an exceptional photo. Congratulations on this wonderful win. Love it.
JP #5972659

Dr Silly level-deluxe 5/29/2008 1:53:35 PM

Nikki, congratulations on this super Gold win. :O)

linda ozag level-deluxe 6/9/2008 12:14:31 PM

Very wonderful! Keep it up. #6039003

Susan M. Smith level-deluxe 6/17/2008 9:48:00 AM

Nikki, what a great picture this made! The tones and comp and subject are terrific! Congratulations on your win :) #6070729

Ross Throndson level-deluxe 6/25/2008 8:33:45 AM

LOL....Big Congratulations on this Wonderful Winner, Nikki......Beautiful Work!! :-) #6105302

John R. Crosby level-deluxe 7/23/2008 4:29:54 AM

Congrats on your win Nikki!


Brad Harding 8/20/2008 8:18:06 PM

What a great candid shot. The caption says it all. Very good color and clarity. Congrates on the win, Brad. #6339790

Hendrik Storme 9/17/2008 12:46:15 PM

Fantastic work,congratulations Nikki!!! #6467235

Ken Slade 11/28/2008 4:20:59 PM

Stunning! I love the colors, composition and details! #6822284

Dianna Murphy 5/12/2009 8:06:42 AM

Wow, what a great image! #7512580

William88 6/5/2009 9:32:31 PM

Very nice and special!! Well deserved!! #7601806

Chuck S. Frizzell 11/7/2009 11:07:29 PM

This is a wonderful shot. I'm in awe... #8112790

Jan M. Sarazen 12/3/2009 4:28:27 PM

what an awesome capture ! #8189012

Wm Nosal level-deluxe 4/5/2011 6:42:30 PM

Beautiful Image, Nikki!
Congratulations #9336489

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Taken at the Wildlife Safari south of Omaha, Nebraska.
Re-worked and re-submitted in the Monthly Theme

Exif: F Number: 3.2, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 2500/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64,64, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 22.10 mm, Model: KODAK P712 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA

Uploaded on 4/10/2008 3:27:12 AM

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