Blue Jay Sun bathing.

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© Andrea Petersen
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Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my meditation. My voice shalt thou hear.....In the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up. Psalm 5: 1-3

So good felt the blue jay
To have a warm Sunday;
Tho' he said not a word
He directed up his prayer.
The Lord heard the bird
Who meditated there...
As he stood in the heat
And waited to eat...
Poetry by me, AJP

The blue jay indeed warmed himself in the sun. (It was still a bit nippy earlier in the morning.)
Since then he has returned several times to eat. I was able to use a slow shutter speed with my camera on a tripod because he did not move from his position for quite awhile.

10 responses

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (27 Oct 2013):

    Now that`s contentment! What a sweet pose and the background is gorgeous! Great capture!!

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (27 Oct 2013):

    Terrifific close up capture Andrea...Great bokei background!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (27 Oct 2013):

    What a sweet expression on this bird's face. A very lovely photo, Andrea!! Great job!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (27 Oct 2013):

    A fabulous shot!!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (28 Oct 2013):

    ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL CAPTURE WELL SPOTTED AND TAKEN

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt   gave props (28 Oct 2013):

    love this!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (28 Oct 2013):

    Superb shot!!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (28 Oct 2013):

    The Blue Jay looks like it is very thankful for your sunflower seeds and some warming rays of sunlight on a nippy day : )

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (29 Oct 2013):

    And a handsome fellow he is!! Nicely done

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (31 Oct 2013):

    He looks very happy.

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