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I am not a great bird photographer but I thought this was too cute to pass up. The little purple finch was taking a nap under the protection of a few doves. Denise's hawk had been active so nerves were on edge a bit... :-))
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Dec 14 2008 19:58 GMT sini
Great capture!:)
Dec 14 2008 20:00 GMT bennystr
Excellent capture, it tells a story!
Dec 14 2008 20:48 GMT mcdonegal1 PRO
Great capture and great story! Smart little finch!
Dec 14 2008 22:35 GMT Koren
faulous capture doug - 'a partridge in a pear tree' springs to mind!!
Dec 15 2008 18:03 GMT Cooler PRO
Wonderful capture my friend ;-)))
Dec 15 2008 18:03 GMT dougrun PRO
Thank you, Sini!
Dec 15 2008 18:03 GMT dougrun PRO
Thank you, Benny! I thought the little bird was quite clever!
Dec 15 2008 18:04 GMT dougrun PRO
Mary, :-)), right, that is one smart little finch!
Dec 15 2008 18:05 GMT dougrun PRO
Koren, thank you! We will have to settle for doves on a cedar fence! Partridges and pear trees are not to be found around here ;-))
Dec 15 2008 18:41 GMT Wildspirit PRO
Protection, one of the basic needs! Great catch!
Dec 15 2008 18:46 GMT dougrun PRO
Thanks! Don't often see the little birds so close to the doves.
Dec 17 2008 09:28 GMT eleni78 PRO
no words..that's a great capture!!:)
Dec 17 2008 21:34 GMT dougrun PRO
Thank you, Eleni78, and thanks for visiting my site!!
Dec 18 2008 04:50 GMT Y6KIAN
Lovely shot. There are a lot of finch in our city too.
Jan 09 2009 01:58 GMT kumarr
Beautiful Picture...................

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