Attacking the wind

16 March 2008 4 Comments Home » Birds

A nicely marked female House Finch attacks the wind.

House Finch

House Finch | Carpodacus mexicanus


  • Kris said:

    Another striking image. I must learn more about your technique/tools.

  • Rick said:

    Thanks, Kris. Technique is pretty simple, mostly patience and severe editing.

  • Strangefeather said:

    The tail feathers look like splayed fingers . . .

  • Rick said:

    They can probably manipulate their feathers almost as well as we can manipulate our fingers, Strangefeather.

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