Friday, June 5, 2009

Forgotten Photo Friday, I've been holding out on you.

Speaking of Forgotten Photo, guess what I forgot last Friday? I forgot Forgotten Photo Friday last week. In order to make up for this, I’m pulling up one of the bird species that I took in the Big Morongo Canyon Reserve in Morongo, California last March.

I give to you the Vermilion Flycatcher.

©2009 ShootingMyUniverse

©2009 ShootingMyUniverse

©2009 ShootingMyUniverse

©2009 ShootingMyUniverse

©2009 ShootingMyUniverse


SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

Oh WOW!! After this we are almost ready to forgive you for last Friday...note, I said almost. :)

What a beautiful bird this is Steve.

The Early Birder said...

Very aptly named Steve. What amazing colours.

Anonymous said...

What amazing colour Steve. Great photos.

Eve said...

A very beautiful bird Steve. Great shots!

Kerri said...

Oh my....that is one gorgeous bird!!

Arija said...

How superb is that? I'm still smiling.

ButterYum said...

What a lovely little bird. This could quite possibly be my favorite photos of yours!

JPT said...

Wow. What a bird.

Kristi said...

Nice! Hey- is there a link somewhere for Forgotten Photo Friday? Who hosts it?

MaineBirder said...

WOW, that's a beautiful bird! Excellent shot!

Craig Glenn said...

Why do birds look so much cooler through your camera lense? LOL

Very awesome shots Steve!

Craig Glenn

2sweetnsaxy said...

What a little beauty it is! Your shots are always amazing. I'd love to see something this colorful when I'm out. When that day comes I wonder if I'll be able to capture it.

Jenny said...

I wish I knew your secrets Steve. (-: I'm guessing this level of great photography is due to lots of hard work over many years, plus a very very good eye!

Island Rambles Blog said...

Hi there..I love the fly catcher.. doing some quick catching up on Sky Watch and saw this posting on birds...enjoyed visiting your lovely blog as I have just returned...cheers.


What a gorgeous bird! He is like a red traffic light in color, and so cute! I don't think there is so many colorful birds in Norway - but I am surely no expert! I only love watching and listening to them!

I have som birds on my blog no....but they are so big even I could catch them with my camera! :)

Steve B said...

Hi Valkyrien, I saw your bird!
Hi Island Rambles Blog, I'm glad you spend some of your time here.
Hi Jenny, I'm just a guy that walks around with a camera. No feeders, blinds, big fancy lenses...just 30 years of pushing a button.
Hi 2Sweetandsaxy, You have so many beautiful birds right there in California. I used to do a lot of shooting there 20 years ago. I hope that someday you find your special red bird.
Hi Craig, I think the same thing when I visit other's blogs. You've been posting some cools stuff lately.
Hey thanks, MaineBirder.
Hi Kristi, this is not a MEME, it's just way of me to post photos that are no longer current so they get forgotten because I have my attention on newer stuff. I just do it on Fridays.
Hi JPT from Wales!
Hi Butteryum, Eve and Kerri! I'm glad you found some joy here today.
Hi Roy, yup, right up there with our Scarlet Taneger!
Joan, I'm sorry I let you down last week, Please, please forgive me?

Sanna said...

What a beautiful bird! Thanks for sharing. =)

Michele said...

What an amazing color... like a fluorescent red... I swear this beautiful bird must glow in the dark!

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