Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A Visit From The Girls

 Female Goldfinch
 
Female Downy Woodpecker (bad hair day)
 
I rarely saw these birds in the summer. Now, with the cooler weather, they have shown up the past few days.
 
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48 comments:

  1. These ladies are beautiful! They are both my favorite females :)

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  2. These have that WOW factor, both truly picture-perfect. Hugs,.Jean

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  3. so very sweet! love the bad-hair-day look! :)

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  4. Oh, I do love these and, yes, I love the bad-hair-day look, too!! Just grins and giggles I needed this morning!! Hope your week is going well, Karen!!

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  5. The girls are beautiful - even on a bad hair day.

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  6. Gosh, Karen, you find such beauty.

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  7. Great shots, especially the woodpecker! That one made me laugh.

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  8. Wonderful catches. I really love the close-ups (and the little feather on the head of the woodpecker in the second shot!)

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  9. Great close-up photos and such beautiful detail on both birds.

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  10. Great to see these beauties in your garden ! Greetings :)

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  11. Two wonderful birds, but really like the Downy Woodpecker.

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  12. Loved seeing them -- bad hair and all!

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  13. You are such a talented bird photographer. Great shots.

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  14. Pretty captures of the girls. They are two of my favorites..

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  15. we saw a bunch of different woodpeckers while on a kayakin' ride down the river. they really are beautiful birds. ( :

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  16. Beautiful! I love how the are looking right at you!

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  17. Beautiful captures. I love the goldfinch. We're getting some here again after a break so I'm keeping the silo filled for them. Maybe they'll stay the winter again.

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  18. The female downy is precious! Loving the tan and yellow feathering of the goldfinch. Spectacular shots. So sharp and crisp.

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  19. They are fattening up for the winter!

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  20. Beautiful birds, absolutely superb photos.

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  21. What could be better than a visit from the girls?

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  22. Great pictures - as you may have gathered, I am a real fan of woodpeckers!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  23. Two wonderful shots Karen. Can't separate the two pictures but you caught the goldfinch in a really unusual way.

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  24. What gorgeous pictures of gold finch and Woodpecker♬♬♬ They are proud looking, even if a bad hair day:-)
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  25. They are adorable, Karen, and these photographs are wonderful.

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  26. i saw my woodpeckers the other day and i realized i had not seen them all summer. i had forgotten about them!!

    2 beautiful birds!!!

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  27. Such sweet little ladies. I wonder where they go to eat in the summer?

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  28. Again my adnmiración transmit for their beautiful publications.

    Congratulations and greetings :)

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  29. Awwwwww... Love the head tilt on the goldfinch and sweet woodpecker..... Michelle

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  30. Beautiful, your little ladies!

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  31. Gorgeous shots! Such beautiful birds!

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  32. Had to chuckle about the bad hair day.
    Glad these ladies have returned.
    Thanks for sharing!

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  33. Nice close portraits of the goldfinch and woodpecker. With all the warblers gone south we have time to enjoy them before the sparrows arrive.

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  34. terrific studies of beaut birds *S*

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