Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Lots of Colour on The Vermilon River. A Post to WBW

Close Up
These guys are food loyal only and in a sense are nomadic bandits plundering berries where they can so their mask suits them.

Just Ate The Whole Berry

I'm Looking At You


They're All Mine


Side View


Mostly A Head View.


Male RedPoll
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Male RedPoll
I just decided to give you a taste of the incredible colour in these guys. They are both here during the winter, but the bohemians are here all year, while the RedPolls are winter migrants. Against a snowy background you can see how bright these fellows are, so gray skies and white snow are really not so bad, and are actually a grand background.
American Crow
Of course, they also appear brighter against basic black.


A Post to WBW @ http://pineriverreview.blogspot.com/

44 comments:

  1. That crow always gets in there, doesn't he. :))

    Just love all your images!

    Lois

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  2. oh you lucky dog (and his master). i love waxwings and we only get to see the cedar kind very briefly as they migrate thru.

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  3. Wow - love your waxwing photos!

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  4. Beautiful shots of the cedars. I've only seen them once.

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  5. You have captured beautiful detail in your waxwing captures Gary! That is no easy feat. Of course you are the master of the black bird photograph. These are dazzling. Spring is here my friend, rejoice!

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  6. What a smooth elegant bird, the Bohemian! You captured it wonderfully, Gary. Love your Redpolls!

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  7. Lovely shots Gary. I never tire of seeing these beautiful birds.
    We've had a good winter for them over here.
    Those RedPolls are beauties too.

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  8. Waxwings again, you just put them in, I love them Gary.

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  9. I like the color of the birds and the berries.

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  10. These are nice shots of the beautiful Waxwings! Glad to see the Crow and Redpoll in there too!

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  11. Beautiful images Gary. Lovely birds.

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  12. The Lone Waxwing and Redpoll quite a duo--Love that analogy--Wonderful shots of these so exotic looking birds!! AND your crow is simply beautiful.

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  13. Their coloring along with the red berries makes for striking images!

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  14. I love waxwings. A couple of months ago there were what appeared to be hundreds of them in the trees where I walk Tucker---I was so taken aback and mesmerized, I completely forgot to take their pictures. Your photos are splendid!

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  15. Gorgeous shot of the Waxwings. Very cool to see the Bohemians. And I love the Redpolls. Fantastic photos.

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  16. I love Waxwings, what a beautiful bird, nice Gary!

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  17. I love Bohemian waxwings. they are an awesome bird and you captured them beautifully.

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  18. the waxwing is a winter favourite to me. It is gone now. :( Great shots. It is a bird that needs sunshine to show off the colors.

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  19. Oh,Only if I could apparate and disapprate like Harry Potter....! :)

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  20. Those bohemians are something else with their smooth plumage like a bodysuit and lovely pastel tonings.

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  21. Those waxwings are gorgeous, and your pictures are pure art.

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  22. The head of the top birds looks hand painted. Fantastic!

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  23. Thanks for comment. A great series.

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  24. OMG!!! The Waxwing captures are...major splendid!!!

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  25. I don't think anyone can argue with the beauty of a waxwing.

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  26. Fascinating and beautiful captures!

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  27. To me the Waxwings are one of the most beautiful birds. They are here in the fall to just eat berries and then off they go in big gangs. Super shot of all the birds. MB

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  28. Oops, see my bird pic at this blog www.smallcityscenes.blogspot.com
    not day4plus. MB

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  29. Excellent captures, Gary. I love your waxwings.

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  30. We're double lucky texwisgirl we have both.

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  31. Thanks SlH,Dina,ModestoSpringman and Hilke for the visit and kind words.

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  32. Thanks Jen, Keith, Bob, Mick, BRC and Andrew for the visit and compliments.

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  33. Thanks OB, Joo, Sondra,Shryz, Carletta, EN, Eilenn, Bonifer, Dominic, Bill, NF, AK, Arija and Louise for the kind words.

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  34. Thanks Indrani,JM,FK,Jean,Mike, NicoleB, and SCS.

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