Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Yellowhead

Rainy day Goldfinch

10 posts in this topic

I know these little guys are a dime a dozen, but I never get tired of photographing them.

Rainy-day-Gold-Finch1.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Why not? There is always that different story that each breed of bird might be telling that shutter click, or mood that might be cast with each varying background. This certainly has a whole different feel from a sunny day in May. Thanks for posting.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I never can get enough of them cause before you know it they are gone for the winter and it will be 6 months before they show themselves again. Nice eye contact and head turn-all very sweet

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I really like the yellow against that dark background. Good work!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

He looks like the Alpha male. Nice shot!

Mike

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Micpic, I see your from Northeast Iowa. I was born in Decorah and grew up in Postville.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The image has a lovely mood to it. I enjoy the color contrast of the finch and it's surroundings. The old perch has some nice character.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • First off, the comment I made which you replied to with a hypothesis never stated that there was proof they did anything wrong. I merely and accurately stated that there was a chance they did some of the same things and it appears that may be the case.   You said plainly that VW could have chosen the Daimler tech but chose not to. In the end doing so may very well have found them in the same boat.    
    • Haula is probably going to see a lot of playing time so I don't doubt he will have some nice years, kind of like how Brodziak scored 20 playing as our first line center. I like Schroeder as first call up or emergency player but he just can't consistently bring it in the NHL, that is no crime because when he gets hot he is fun to watch but he just can't stay there. 
    • That's some good info, Thanks.
    •   I think they're shut down, too.  Smells like no money and more welfare...    
    •   Not sure if their still producing cardboard up at that plant anymore?
    • Now Haula and Tuch will have career seasons next year.  Haula is the odds on favorite to win the Ross trophy and Tuch should have a couple Norris' in the next 5 years.     Sounds like Wild might not bring Schroeder back either.  I really hope they are contenders for a strong center or a really nice goal scorer.  
    • Good point about the center support.  I wandered out to my ground blind on one of the last days of archery season to find the roof caved in and two poles busted. 
    • MMmmm Cloquet....   Smells like money.
    • I am a little concerned with it fading but it needs to be left up for the deer to get accustomed to it so no way around that.   I assume the sun is the main culprit in fading so I'll do my best to protect against that.  One spot I'm considering is tucked into some pines which create a lot of shade, brushing it in heavily should also help keep it out of direct sun as well.   Good point about a center support to help with the snow.  I'll make sure to add something.
    • interesting? oh its raining here too!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Our Sponsors