Breakfast Bird - Red-Crested Cardinal, Maui, Hawaii

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Sascha Rosick on February 16, 2009

hey funny shoot!

davidcmc58 on February 16, 2009

Sascha, the bird was eating my son's left-over breakfast. I was lucky to have a camera handy. David My contest - "CALIFORNIA DREAMING"

Luis Enrique Fritz on February 27, 2009

Estimado David... Que buenaaa.. un momento magico para capturar esta imagen te felicito. Mis Saludos desde Concepción, Chile

davidcmc58 on February 28, 2009

Luis, thank you. I was lucky to be holding a camera when this bird flew in! David

Valerio Giulianelli on March 1, 2009

have seized the right moment David - great shoot - valerio

davidcmc58 on March 1, 2009

Valerio, Thank you for your visit & kind words. David

Huehnchen on March 21, 2009

Very intelligent animal! The timing was really perfect!

Jared Foy on March 21, 2009

great shot

Michael Torggler on March 21, 2009

Very very good!!!

davidcmc58 on March 21, 2009

ts_Huehnchen, jaredef & tormic, what he was enjoying was my son's breakfast leftovers. When I travel I always wears my point & shoot on my belt. It paid off big that time! Thanks for your visit. David

((Ospr3y)) on January 8, 2010

Red-Crested Cardinal. They're sometimes kept as pets.

davidcmc58 on January 8, 2010

Ospr3y, thank you for IDing the bird for me. I know who to turn to next time I have an unknown bird shot! Best regards, David

christian caffin on February 25, 2010

Beautiful capture! Well done! Cheers, Christian

davidcmc58 on February 25, 2010

Christian, thanks. It was definitely an opportunity shot. Luck was what it took, David

Paxdeena on April 6, 2010

A wonderful story David!!!



davidcmc58 on April 7, 2010

Joke, thank you for your nice words and visit. David

BWS's ghost on April 7, 2010

Nice one, David. Gotta watch your food and eat quickly when eating in outdoor cafes!

davidcmc58 on April 7, 2010

Brian, I know what you mean..... David

peargrin on April 9, 2010

Wonderful story and great reflexes! I would have spilled my coffee! Cheers, pear

davidcmc58 on April 9, 2010

pear, thank you for your nice words. This one was definitely a lucky catch. Best regards, David

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 9, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by davidcmc58
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S40
    • Taken on 2004/06/12 03:16:08
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 21.31mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.900
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash