Cookie's Birds

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© Donald Garrett
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 28, 2012
TakenApril 23, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/500 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
ISO200
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I immediately thought of Cookie Holmes when I saw this flock of red-winged blackbirds in the Two Rivers National Wildlife Preserve in Illinois. They are only a single layer here!

19 responses

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (28 Apr 2012):

    Wow! Great shot, Don. Cookie would have loved these!!! You did a find job photographing them.....er, is that goldenrod I spy????

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (28 Apr 2012):

    You know...with all the layers going on horizonically, it really comes close to the same effect--unique

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (29 Apr 2012):

    fabulous shot well spotted

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (29 Apr 2012):

    I have a shot of this and thought of the same dear girl. Great shot.

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith said (29 Apr 2012):

    Agree, Donald, with your thinking. Beautiful.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (29 Apr 2012):

    Wow! Nice capture!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (29 Apr 2012):

    fabulous shot

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (29 Apr 2012):

    Beautiful and yes, it does bring Cookie to mind!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (29 Apr 2012):

    I remember when you took this one....I think we all thought of Cookie! Fabulous, Don!!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (29 Apr 2012):

    love it - I have this shot!!!!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (29 Apr 2012):

    Wow, awesome !!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Beautiful, Don. Yep, immediately made me think of dear Cookie, too.

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Definitely has a Cookie-quality! Very nice remembrance of our young friend.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    I think of Carol everytime i see a flock of birds like this. Nice capture!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Definitely is a reminder of Cookie and her birds : )

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (1 May 2012):

    I fully agree with Ann....

  • ROCIO GUILLEN

    ROCIO GUILLEN   gave props (1 May 2012):

    Beautiful image Donald!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (1 May 2012):

    This reminds me of Cookie too! What a great capture!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (2 May 2012):

    Wow! Very nice image...We see the red-winged blackbirds also in our neck of the woods but never so many together as you shot here.

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