Thursday, December 11, 2008

Skywatch Friday: Finch Palm Sky

House Finch in a Date Palm at Agua Caliente Park, Tucson AZ 11-19-08

Photo by Kathie Nikon D80, 70-300mm lens, sports mode, 1/500 sec-F 5.6

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14 comments:

TSannie said...

The color contrast is just wonderful. Neat photo!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

A lovely picture.We have the House Finches here as well.It looks so different in a Date Palm.
Blessings,Ruth

bobbie said...

Kathie, this is beautiful. the sky is so clear and blue, and the palm and the bird a wonderful contrast.

Deborah Godin said...

Gorgeous photo - love that turquoise AZ sky! Neat post title, too.

Abraham Lincoln said...

I wonder if any of my finches ended up in Tucson?

Kathiesbirds said...

Hello Friends! So nice to see you! I'll be around to visit soon. Mom and I have been having fun at the Tucson Botanical Gardens.

TSAnnie, Ruth, Deborah, and Bobbie, Thanks for stopping by!

Abe, these could be your finches! I'll ask them next time I see them!

Naturegirl said...

A perfect perch I wish I was on..soon Kathie I will be posting SWF from AZ!

kjpweb said...

gorgeous colors! That is a Skywatch to my liking!
Cheers, Klaus!

Wren said...

I love the bird and of course focused on that first, but wow - what a great blue sky in the background.

Stacey Huston said...

Beautiful sky..and critters to boot.. thanks for sharing

Louise said...

Very sweet, and the sky is so blue. I'm in your state right now. SAw some silhouetted saguaro last night driving in. So pretty.

Arija said...

What a cute little fella, and so pretty against the deep blue sky and the golden vegetation.

Quiet Paths said...

This is such an attractive photo! What a cool angle and yes the sky is blue BLUE!

Texas Travelers said...

Nice skywatch and great photo.