Migrating Purple Finches

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© Andrea Petersen
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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 31, 2017
TakenJanuary 30, 2017
MakeNikon
ModelCOOLPIX P600
Exposure1/160 sec at f/5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length20.6 mm
ISO100
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"O Lord of hosts, that dwell between the cherubim; thou art the God of all the kingdoms of the earth.; thou hast made heaven and earth. Isaiah 37: 16"

These birds migrated from Canada.... Yesterday flocks of them arrived and flew to our feeder. The four finches that are mixed with deep rose color are male and the two females that are not mixed are on the far right. It is nice to see the variety of migrating birds that we are blessed to receive and I am thankful there is no ban on them!:)

View best in light box! Thank you!!!

8 responses

  • Gail Haberman

    Gail Haberman   gave props (31 Jan 2017):

    A joy to see these. Just gorgeous!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (31 Jan 2017):

    Thank you Gail for your kind words.These finches were ravenous when they arrived and they came back several times to the feeder yesterday....I haven't seen them today and they may have been here temporarily stopping through on their journey.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (31 Jan 2017):

    Excellent capture!!! I bet that these birds know where your feeder is and makes a stop on their journey back and forth when migrating.

  • MªTeresa Barreda Royo

    MªTeresa Barreda Royo gave props (31 Jan 2017):

    Wonderful photo !!!!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (31 Jan 2017):

    a great find!

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey gave props (1 Feb 2017):

    A banquit for birds!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (1 Feb 2017):

    Fred, Oh yes the purple finches migrating birds had a wonderful banquet without the traveling ban:) They made it here in record time without delay on their flight! Thanks to all for the comments.

  • Nasera S.

    Nasera S. gave props (4 Feb 2017):

    As I said before, you are lucky to watch and shoot ( with camera of course..! ) them... :)

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