Male Rose Breasted Grosbeak At Rest

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© Andrea Petersen
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For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he
might be Lord both of the dead and the living....Romans 14:9

A male breasted rose Grosbeak

Rested taking a break...

As he got a grip

On the situation...

Waiting to be revived,

O'er this end

Of the migration;

While his female friend

Had a bite to eat

After their long trip.

How well they survived

Their travels earthly,

Paving life's journey...

Poetry by me, AJP

The male and female rose breasted Grosbeaks breed in cool-temperate North America, migrating to tropical America in winter. They are back now eating seeds from our feeder.

I caught the male patiently waiting on the branch for his mate to get done eating:)

13 responses

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (13 May 2010):

    What a beautiful little bird and picture.

  • Yvonne Roberts

    Yvonne Roberts (Deleted) gave props (13 May 2010):

    Great capture!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (13 May 2010):

    A VERY handsome specimen! So beautifully photographed!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (13 May 2010):

    He is so beautiful! Great capture, Andrea! For the first time, this year we saw a female, but I didn't get to photograph her. She ate at our feeders for a couple of days. She must have been migrating North.

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (13 May 2010):

    Beautiful capture.

  • Sarah Dudley

    Sarah Dudley gave props (13 May 2010):

    Cute. :)

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (13 May 2010):

    Just awesome,..I`ve never seeb one of hese before,..

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (13 May 2010):

    this is a great capture, Andrea!

  • cindy karl

    cindy karl said (14 May 2010):

    cute lil' bird..looks like a heart on it's chest! Great Picture!!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (14 May 2010):

    Beautiful composition and colours!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (14 May 2010):

    The bird is beautiful and the composition, dof, lighting is excellent!!!

  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (17 May 2010):

    cute lil fella...

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (23 May 2010):

    Stunning colours!

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