the Finch that stole Christmas ... ( the Cowboy's Christmas Ball )

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Male House Finch and ♫ the Cowboys Christmas Ball ♫ - Merry Christmas y'all - all hands dosie - do !!!

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Comments (13)

kenfowkes on December 18, 2012

Great pose, lovely color, and you even caught a glint in this little thief's eye.
Big LIKE

Eva Lewitus on December 19, 2012

Good for him! L & F (wonderful photo!)

Scorched Earth Photo… on December 19, 2012

Hello kenfowkes - they are only thieves when they take what you don't offer - my best friends have feathers or walk on 4 legs , and I do not regret this fact - they give ( via the lens ) much more than they take - it's always a Merry Christmas at my house , regardless of opposable thumbs or rung on the ladder of evolution !

Gracías Eva - you have a way of putting it all into perspective !

ags83642 on December 19, 2012

Where is the green hat?? Nice photo!

Scorched Earth Photo… on December 19, 2012

No green hat ags83642 - had to settle for " Green Eggs and Ham " ! Planted a bunch of sunflowers outside the back door - I set up camera and tripod in the warm garage and take these bird photos thru the doorway . There is also a bird feeder right next to the sunflowers so never a lack of photographic subjects . The birds are so close that I have to use a 36mm macro extension tube or the lense won't focus .

Hollis chen on December 21, 2012

very Beautiful capture...LIKE

Scorched Earth Photo… on December 22, 2012

Thank you shijin0610 - birds are one of my favorite photographic subjects !

Itallica on December 23, 2012

Great capture/caption !

Scorched Earth Photo… on December 23, 2012

Just " Lookin out my Backdoor " Itallica ! Can't imagine what my world would be like if I couldn't see this on a daily basis !

Scorched Earth Photo… on December 25, 2012

Thank you Loewenkind !

kostas papantoniou-V… on December 27, 2012

"Salute yer lovely critters; now swing an' let 'em go, "Climb the grape vine 'round 'em — all hands do-ce-do! "You Mavericks, join the round-up - Just skip her waterfall," Huh! It was gettin' happy, The Cowboys' Christmas Ball Happy new year!

Scorched Earth Photo… on December 28, 2012

Howdy kostas - hope you enjoyed the image and the song !

Where the coyotes come a-howlin' 'round the ranches after dark, And the bluebirds are a-singin' to the lovely "meadow lark"; Where the bighorns are a-grazin' and the lonely plovers call — It was there that I attended "The Cowboys' Christmas Ball

Nelson Castrillon Ri… on January 10, 2013

Beautiful bird. LIKE

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 18, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Scorched Earth Photo…
    • Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T4i
    • Taken on 2012/11/29 15:43:51
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 840.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/13.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: -1.00 EV
    • No flash

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