Monday, July 22, 2013

A Visitor

 
 One of my favourite birds!
 

 
Rose-breasted grosbeak
 
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64 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

he is SO cute! what a charmer!

Pearl said...

wonderful! you've captured the individual personality. that's rare in a bird photograph.

Mama Zen said...

What a gorgeous bird!

Cynthia said...

Beautiful birds and one of my favorites, too. And your photos are beautiful also.

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

What a fabulous photo! WOW!

I have never seen one, so interesting and exotic!

Anonymous said...

I can see why it is a favorite!! What a colorful and beautiful bird, Karen!!

Sylvia K said...

I could only leave a comment by anonymous???? I have no idea why??
Hope you get this, Karen!!
Sylvia

Karen said...

I got both Sylvia, and I knew anonymous might just be you!

Linda W. said...

What a beautiful bird. You got some great photos.

Brian King said...

Beautiful shots! We don't get these at our feeders.

Lew said...

Looks like he is waiting for breakfast!

Kusum Sanu said...

Oh! Thats a lovely bird!

Indrani said...

Tiny and bright.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I love this bird! Wish I could see it for real, but your pictures are just as good, probably better!

Rajesh said...

Very cute.

Roger said...

That is a cute bird, beautifully photographed. I expect it has been named?

ladyfi said...

What a charmer!

Leovi said...

Beautiful photos! I like the beauty of this bird, beautiful in tone, exquisite! Wonderful!

Elephant's Child said...

That is an amazing looking bird - it would be one of my favourites too.

Sivinden said...

So cute, love his posture in the second picture!

Life Images by Jill said...

a lovely little fellow.
Have a wonderful week and thank you for stopping by my blog today.

lina@women said...

Came from RT.
A cute bird! Admire your shots :)

Fun60 said...

Great capture with his head cocked to one side.

travelwithintent.com said...

He looks cheeky!

mick said...

Great photo of a beautiful bird.

Lisa Gordon said...

Awwwww, what a handsome little fella, and you have captured him beautifully here, Karen.

Have a wonderful day!

Nancy said...

They are so sweet! What wonderful captures. :)

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Fantastic!!! I've seen them during the Spring migration...but failed so far to get a clear image. I LOVE yours.

Buttons said...

My favourite too. Great shots Karen. B

Carver said...

That is a very handsome bird. Great shots.

Gary said...

A real beauty, Kay. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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So beautiful photos of your ovely visitor !
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MyMaracas said...

One of my favorites too! I've never gotten such a good photo of one - nice work!

Debbie said...

what a beautiful bird, i don't see them in my yard!!

EG CameraGirl said...

I would love to get this close to a red-breasted grosbeak. I keep hoping. :)

Andrew Fulton said...

A stunning bird to see....

tinajo said...

Beautiful little bird! :-)

Susie Clevenger said...

Wow! What an awesome capture..such a delightful bird

Patrice said...

Sweet!

My name is Riet said...

That is a beautiful bird, great shots

Mystic Dreamer said...

Awesome captures.

Hilde said...

He is very sweet :) Great photos!

eileeninmd said...

One of my favorite birds too! Great shots!

Les... said...

terrific pics of a handsome fellow (?) *S*

second pic he seems to be saying - "not another pic???" *LOL*

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

What a beautiful bird and an outstanding photograph.

Gordon said...

What lovely clear shots Karen, great litle bird too .
TAKE CARE GORDON.

Richard Pegler said...

How could that NOT be anyone's favourite bird !!!! Wonderfull!

Minoru Saito said...

Hi! So cute. Nice captures. your photos are very beautiful.

Pete Shanley said...

Gorgeous!

Arija said...

Sorry to disappoint you Karen, I live on the East side of the Mt.Lofty foothills.
Love your little grosbeak, surprising how similar his markings are to our Mistletoe bird.

Pride In Photos said...

Who could NOT like this little red breasted sweetheart♥

Phil said...

Oh Karen those are such super sharp and excellent pictures. A fabulous bird to have in the garden.

Meghana Hassan said...

Wow, very well captured...

Nora at Island Rambles said...

Lovely pictures of your favorite bird. Thanks for commenting on my blog. This is so exciting, we had one of the Rose-breasted Grosbeaks show up here ...I had no idea what they looked like but the birders reported one.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Amazingly beautiful bird!

Ruby Reflections

DeniseinVA said...

Oh what a beauty and one I have still yet to see. Fabulous photos Karin. Thanks for stopping by, I was very interested in your comment about the Carpenter Bee. Hope they didn't do too much damage to your fence post :(

Rambling Woods said...

Oh I agree. Two years in a row we had a nesting pair, but not since... I loved seeing the babies at the feeders... Michelle

Hailey said...

He is too cute!

NatureFootstep said...

a beautiful one. It´s like it is wondering if it can stay with you.

Gunilla Bäck said...

Beautiful bird!

Stewart M said...

I can see why that would be a favourite - what a cracking bird!

Cheers and thanks for linking to WBW - Stewart M - Melbourne

Me said...

Wonderful shots of Beaker! Hope we see him again in the fall.

Huldra said...

So sweet! Beautiful pictures :)

travelwithintent.com said...

Simply beautiful!