Audubon's Birds

Challenge #6 in the Eye of the Beholder series. Hosted by wrosenthal.
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John James Audubon painted birds in vivid color to emphasize their behavior, physical characteristics, and field marks. Often typical habitat was included. Audubon’s renderings were not ‘realistic’ nature photographs. For this challenge you should emulate Audubon and submit photos of one or several birds in a group that emphasize and even exaggerate their color and markings. See additional rules and examples below. Judges should have Audubon's folios in mind while evaluating the entries.
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Look at Me
Wood Duck
Batteleur Eagle at Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Tufted Titmouse
Mr. Blue Bird
gigantic bill for a baby kalaw
Ara ararauna
Red Winged in the reeds
Cartaxo
Great Horned Owl - Edmonton Alberta Canada
Bird Name :SeaBird    Taken at:  Bronx Zoo,NY,USA
Weaver bird, South Africa
Bananaquit - Brazil, Salto/Sao Paulo
Regent Parrot
Rainbow plumage
Red-breasted Nuthatch
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Sample entries
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Cedar Waxwing, Oakland, California
Common Egret, Oakland, California
House Finch, Oakland, California
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