Monday, March 31, 2008

puffed up



puffed up, originally uploaded by gawdessness.

From yesterday - we had so many Waxwings feasting on the fermented crab apples in our backyard and I took too many pictures to even begin to deal with.

This bird appeals to me because of the attitude I imagine I can see in it.

(edited to add colour orignal as contrast - for Ianqui)
Canon EOS 30d, shutter 1/60, f18.0,240mm, iso200

8 comments:

Ianqui said...

Cute! You don't happen to have this in color too, do you? I'd like to see the contrast.

Ampersand said...

I love it. What a perfectly captured "attitude".

BouBou's said...

Beautiful! I love the colour gradients on these birds. I'd never seen this type of waxwing until we moved out here.

A.

Moi said...

yes , the attitude!!!! i can see it too!!! :)

Sharon said...

They are beautiful, I love all your shots on Flickr :)

concretegodmother said...

chuckling at the fermented crabapples. how tipsy do your birds get? perhaps that's the source of the 'tude? :-)

Cloudscome said...

The tip of his head...

I like it in b&w, but even more I like the shade of red behind him. Now I'm going over to flickr to see the rest!

Ianqui said...

I didn't see this until now, but I really like the color picture. It's great that the background matches the top of the bird's head!

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