Rosebreasted Grosbeak

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© Judy and Wayne Wanamaker
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 30, 2012
TakenApril 30, 2012
MakeEastman Kodak Company
ModelKODAK EasyShare Z980 Digital Camera
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length110.4 mm
ISO80

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This beautiful male rosebreasted grossbeak rests in our redleaf plum tree. He is taking a few days' rest during his migration from Central America to the northern US and Canada. These birds are not native to this area.

24 responses

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    fabulous shot well spotted

  • Edith O'Dell

    Edith O'Dell gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Wonderful thanks for posting

  • Ken O'Brien

    Ken O'Brien gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    Another fab shot.

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    My goodness, Judy. It can't get any better.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (30 Apr 2012):

    This is beautiful, Judy. We missed you in St. Louis!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (1 May 2012):

    You have so many beautiful birds in your area. I love this shot.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (1 May 2012):

    SO pretty! We had one at our feeders over the weekend. I had never seen one!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (1 May 2012):

    Boy, he really blends into the background....great shot!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (2 May 2012):

    Beautiful bird that blends in with the background very well!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (2 May 2012):

    Another stunner, gorgeous shot...

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (2 May 2012):

    Such a beauty, wonderful to see these, excellent photo, Judy !

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (2 May 2012):

    Thank you for posting this as it means that they will soon be migrating to our area...We've been looking for the grosbeaks every day and the other colorful birds that come our way from such a distance and they haven't arrived yet..He is such a handsome bird...

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) said (2 May 2012):

    wish we had these birds here in Tn. They are gorgeous. Nice catch!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (3 May 2012):

    WOW! I have never seen one of those. Terrific find and shot.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (3 May 2012):

    Never saw one either. Fantastic, shot my friend. Love how he appears to be smiling.

  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff   said (3 May 2012):

    A Beautiful bird, nicely done!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (3 May 2012):

    I just wanted to let you know that we welcomed the arrival of the male rosebreasted grossbeak today and I got a picture of him on our feeder..They are such incredibly beautiful birds.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (3 May 2012):

    I meant to say grosbeak...Excuse my spelling error..

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (3 May 2012):

    Fabulous shot of this magnificant bird, Judy!! Your bird photos are always very stunning!!!!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (3 May 2012):

    Bright splash of color in a dark tree. :-)

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (5 May 2012):

    Framed wonderfully--dramatic glow of light gives the subject a deep, mesmerizing pull

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns gave props (6 May 2012):

    You folks have some very fine boid pics! thanks for sharing!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (9 May 2012):

    A beauty for sure!

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (14 May 2012):

    Nice. Many of these lovely guys wing their way up to our bird feeder here in western Massachusetts.

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