Friday, June 15, 2012

Favorites.....

I picked three of my favorite bird photos today.   
Cedar Waxwing

 White-breasted Nuthatch

Not sure what kind bird of prey this handsome fellow is.  I took them a while ago and am revisiting as they are part of my favorites collection.  

20 comments:

  1. Very nice images. The replay is great!

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  2. Beautiful photos ! Last photo maybe a Coopers Hawk or of the Hawk family ! Have a good day !

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  3. Beautiful birds. We do have some colourful birds here,but not nearly enough.
    Have a nice weekend.

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  4. lovely set. i like your header, too.

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  5. I love those waxwings (don't think I've ever seen one in person) because they are so round and smooth looking, with lovely and delicate coloring.

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  6. Lovely. You are getting to be quite the little bird photographer.

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  7. If you do a Google image search for "hawk Eastern US" I bet you will see your friend and learn his name. Three very sweet shots indeed, D.



    Have a GREAT Weekend!

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  8. Love them all and have them around these parts as well....some kind of hawk (redtail??)

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  9. I've never seen a cedar waxwing in the flesh, I mean feather before, but it sure is a beautiful bird. The coloring is so incredible! I'm always so amazed at the photos you're able to get of birds. Mine always fly away before I can even get my camera up.

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  10. Very nice, I haven't had a good waxwing shot like that for years.I had some nesting near my home one year and enjoyed the fledglings.When you have lots of birds you often attract the Coopers Hawk,so I agree with Country Gal.

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  11. They are great photos of the birds. You have even got a "catchlight" in the bird of prey's eye. They are all lovely birds.

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  12. All your photographs today are fabulous, Denise. It's ages since I saw an English nuthatch. In my last house we had a wisteria climber right by the bedroom window and I used to watch the nuthatch when he visited in the morning.

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  14. Great photos and such a nice closeup of the Hawk.

    Cher Sunray Gardens

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  15. Bonjour dear Denise,
    They are adorable birds, I'm specially enchanted by the close up portrait, last composition, it's wonderful!
    I wish you a great weekend,
    hugs
    Léia

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  16. Denise, I love all your favorites. Beautiful birds and photos, have a happy weekend!

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  17. I can see why they are favorites Denise.
    The closeup of the hawk is terrific!

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  18. I love these bird photos, especially the first which is rather different to any birds I have seen in Australia.

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