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Jul 31, 2014 18:16 |  #1

Curious female Purple Finch. She kept looking in this hole!

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Just a little tongue? Perhaps!

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And an male American Goldfinch shaking out his feathers...

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And posing briefly...

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Jul 31, 2014 21:59 |  #2

Very nice Sandy,


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Jul 31, 2014 22:24 |  #3

Beautiful captures and I absolutely love the gold finch!


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Jul 31, 2014 22:26 |  #4

Very good Sandy.


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Aug 01, 2014 05:31 |  #5

Pondrader wrote in post #17069365 (external link)
Very nice Sandy,

butterfly2937 wrote in post #17069387 (external link)
Beautiful captures and I absolutely love the gold finch!

2n10 wrote in post #17069391 (external link)
Very good Sandy.

Thank you Jeff, Carol and John. As always, I really appreciate the comments! Makes this hobby even more fun!


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Aug 01, 2014 06:13 |  #6

Wonderfull set Sandy, love the curiosity of the Female Finch, so cool!


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Aug 01, 2014 11:14 |  #7

Realy a great set.


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Aug 01, 2014 14:53 |  #8

Pretty captures Sandy! Love that first one with the finch checking out the hole. Looks like the cupboard is bare! :)


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Aug 01, 2014 21:12 |  #9

Oldjackssparrows wrote in post #17069812 (external link)
Wonderfull set Sandy, love the curiosity of the Female Finch, so cool!

bigjohninva wrote in post #17070277 (external link)
Realy a great set.

Grizz wrote in post #17070719 (external link)
Pretty captures Sandy! Love that first one with the finch checking out the hole. Looks like the cupboard is bare! :)

Thanks Bret, John and Craig. The Purple Finch spent quite a bit of time studying that hole. Not sure what she was looking at...maybe the woodpeckers hid some suet in there! They hide it in every other nook and cranny!


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Aug 02, 2014 05:51 |  #10

Great job Sandy! Love the 'pregnant' Goldfinch :)


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Aug 02, 2014 14:15 |  #11

CMOats wrote in post #17071769 (external link)
Great job Sandy! Love the 'pregnant' Goldfinch :)

Thanks Cheryl! It was a good look for him, he wore it well!


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