3 June 2013 21 Comments Home » Birds

Strangers meet for the first time, colliding
in a spectacular B-movie climax.

Songbirds meet for the first time

Sparrow | Passer domesticus


  • Thivakaran on 500px said:

    Excellent shot.

  • Trefla on 500px said:

    Great shot… you have my vote from Bologna!

  • Sergey on 500px said:

    Wonderful image!

  • Jeff on G+ said:

    Superb action shot… very well done. Love the crisp wings and soft bokeh.

  • Celeste on G+ said:

    Amazing action shot. Love the backlighting on the wings, too.

  • Mark on G+ said:

    Awesome capture. 🙂

  • Alan on G+ said:


  • Balavoine on Facebook said:

    Love IT!!

  • Karl on Facebook said:

    Meeting for the First Time is a Song … meeting for 39 years is a Symphony!

  • Michael on Facebook said:

    Almost looks like a bird smashing into its own reflection on a window.

  • Ferdy on Jungle Dragon said:

    Wonderful timing as always….care to explain the B-movie part, I’m too ignorant to understand it. 🙂

  • Erick on 500px said:

    Glorious light!!!

  • James on 500px said:

    Superb capture. Great work!

  • Virgil on G+ said:

    Wow and Wow. This is fabulous.

  • Steve on G+ said:

    Fantastic capture! Amazing timing and I love the lighting and dof.

  • Joan on G+ said:

    As if time stood still: amazing capture. 🙂

  • Diane said:

    Sparks fly, steamy looks, anger, passion.. it’s all the same! These two are destined (fade to sunset). Striking capture Rick!

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. Sparks fly everyday.

  • Marina on G+ said:

    Excellent capture!

  • Simone on 500px said:


  • Michael on 500px said:

    Beautiful Photo & superb work!

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