Sparrow show-off

5 June 2008 2 Comments Home » Birds

I took some really nice images today of praying mantis nymphs
emerging from their papery ootheca, an amazing sight.
I thought this particular egg mass was barren, but happily I was wrong.
I’ll post something soon, after I’ve picked out the best.

This sparrow seemed to appreciate the lighting on its wings
as much as I did, and strikes a midair pose.

Sparrow

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Sparrow | Passer domesticus

2 Comments »

  • Diane said:

    WOW, the shadows against the breast, the light behind the wings, perfectly blended.

    Sensational shot, Rick!!

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. Lighting can mean everything.

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