Waiting on the Stand

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© Andrea Petersen
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"Set yourself, stand still...Feat not, nor be dismayed...II Chronicles 20:17"

The male Yellow Rumped Warbler was waiting for the squirrel to leave the feeder and he stood very still on the hummingbird stand so that I was able to get a clear shot through the window.

The atmospheric lighting has a different cast because of the rain... We have been getting lots of rain but so far haven't seen the snow predicted for today yet... it may come later in the day. The little Warblers who are migratory birds are just trying to keep warm today on May 1st.

Best View in Light-box! Thanks!!!

Fear not today
E'en if it snows....
on the 1st of May......
As a Warbler knows
Snow won't last long.....
While Spring is here
And winter is gone
Until another year....
But waits in the rain
For the food he'll gain...

© Poetry by me AJP

Thank you so much Frank Degenhardt for the weekly nomination 5/1/2017! Appreciated!!!

7 responses

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (1 May 2017):

    Poor little guy, he's probably cold and hungry, but the squirrels get first dibs. I love the color cast the rain gave this image, it's unusual and really beautiful. Gorgeous portrait!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (1 May 2017):

    Springtime! and great color and beauty.

  • Gail Haberman

    Gail Haberman   gave props (1 May 2017):

    Gosh, these are cute little birds!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (1 May 2017):

    Small is beautiful!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (1 May 2017):

    Love this saturated version--like an abstract behind a realistic setting

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (1 May 2017):

    Loved the colors!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (1 May 2017):

    a cool shot!

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