Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Grosbeak Glory

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.

~Dr. Seuss

23 comments:

Mildred said...

That is beautiful; the markings on the chest are so vibrant.

Nature Lovin' Super Mama said...

Lovely shot, the colors are beautiful.

A New England Life said...

What a shot! Really neat! He has a rather lovely wing pit too ; )

Very nice Shelley!

bennie and patsy said...

What a thrill to see this bird. I get to see then only in the spring when they come by on there way up north. I get to post about a beautiful bird in color that came to our feeder today.
Patsy

Busy Bee Suz said...

Such a fantastic photo...I sometimes feel I am flapping away...but NOT getting anywhere!!

itsJUSTme-wendy said...

Aww, Awesome picture!

Cindy said...

Fantastic shot. Beautiful bird.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Shell-----I'm so glad the Grosbeek visited us during migration. I had never seen one before---and was just SO excited.

Great picture of him...
Love you,
Betsy

KathyB. said...

What a stunning photo, the red on the breast seems to be bleeding downward, and the blur of wings just makes the photo better.

I like the quote too, and how very true!

Sue said...

Oh, isnt' he the handsomest!!
Love it.

Ashley said...

Love it! And the bright red color....ah :)

Tami said...

Lovin' it!

The Retired One said...

I love, love, love them. They are one of my favorite birds.
That was a fantastic shot of the blurred wings..I never realized they had so much armpit red....
And look at its little face.
Wonderful captured shot!
I bow in honor!

Chris Petrak said...

Wow - the red under the wings is great - usually we just see flashes as it is flying. Very nice

Q said...

It is exciting to see the Rose-breasted Grosbeaks! When they remember my backyard I am so thrilled.
Wonderful photo!
Sherry

Angel said...

What a gorgeous little guy!

Darla said...

What a cool looking photo!!

Cynthia said...

Shelly, how light and artfully marked this bird is...! Beautiful capture of a free bird! I love it "up north" and spend many summers there as a child where my grandfather, Al, spent his retirement. Thanks for sharing your Grosbeak Glory and passion for nature. <3

Michele said...

Oh gee, I just love this image, what a great action shot... beautiful colors.
I love the quote, my husband uses this one a lot.

Tina said...

What a great shot of this grosbeak!! Nice capture!!

Melissa Weisbard said...

Great photo!

I saw one of these on my feeder for the first time a few weeks ago. I had never seen one before. I had to look it up on the internet to see what it was.

marmee said...

very cool, we had these come through for the first time i can remember earlier this year...it was thrilling to see them. your capture is great.

Judy said...

Awesome shot!!