Just Stretching

Northern Mockingbird just stretching his wings

Linking to
The Creative Exchange
and World Bird Wednesday

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53 Comments on “Just Stretching”

  1. Sweetpea says:

    Entirely fabulous…your eye does not fail to catch the simplest gestures!

  2. What a perfect, incredible shot!

  3. geanina says:

    wow…absolutely fantastic! 🙂

  4. Scriptor Obscura says:

    Gorgeous! I think that your photos should be in the National Geographic Magazine!!! 😀

  5. I hope you’ve made a photo book of all these captures of your birds – and if not may I gently and respectfully suggest that you do You are very skilled at this and it’s a pleasure to view your work. I love the softness yet at the same time, the clarity you obtain in your shots and artful & tasteful editing.

  6. Awesome capture – saving this moment 🙂

  7. To my photo blog … sorry about wrong above

  8. Sweepy says:

    Oh-oh, looks like this one is ready to do something daring and dangerous! Watchit, people!

  9. Lui says:

    I envy you for all these perfect bird shots, Pat!

  10. another splendid capture and the processing enhances it!

  11. minor says:

    Very cute bird! Is singing voice very cute too?

    • Pat says:

      The Northern mockingbird is known for its ability to imitate other birds , animals and even some mechanical sounds. Some males know as many as 200 songs. They can sing loudly all day and even on moonlit nights.

  12. TexWisGirl says:

    beautiful!

  13. hannah says:

    Ready for take-off.
    Nice moment you caught there.

  14. ladyfi says:

    Wow – just gorgeous!

  15. Tricia says:

    itty bitty claws, so tiny! beautiful =)

  16. Me says:

    Very nice detail, especially around the eye. And great use of depth of field.

  17. Vita Stunder says:

    Gorgeous capture!! Love it!

  18. RH West says:

    Aw, so lovely! You have such talent with taking these wonderful birds pictures 🙂

  19. Kaya says:

    Pat, this is wonderful. This bird is so lovely. And yes, it’s stretching so gracefully. First, when I looked at this bird I thought about an young ballet dancer. Perhaps, how graceful this bird is.

    Pat, it’s an excellent and extremely beautiful photo work!

  20. Your bird photos are so wonderful! Fabulous POV…right on the same plane as the bird!

  21. A handsome photo of a noble bird 🙂

  22. Sherri B. says:

    What a fantastic photo! Oh my…I’m in love with this precious bird. Thank you so much for sharing your fabulous capture!

  23. lisa says:

    I just love watching them stretch!
    When my pet birds do it, they wiggle their little tail feathers at the same time, and nearly fal off their perches!

    Thank you so much for sharing with us today at The Creative Exchange.

    Have a wonderful evening, Pat!

    lisa.

  24. Fergiemoto says:

    You capture some awesome shots! The bird is cute…and well balanced…like it is in a yoga pose.

  25. Wonderful photography.

    Regards and best wishes

  26. Jeanne Stone says:

    this is such a perfect capture of this lovely bird. looks as if he is just ready to take off, and what a perfect moment you captured. Beautiful

  27. Great shot. Good detail, color and pose.

  28. Zinnia Blom says:

    You have captured the movement. Your sharpness makes springs variation emerges particularly clearly. I wish you a wonderful week! Zinnia

  29. So curious the bird looks, lovely photo ….

  30. Leovi says:

    Delicious photo, this is great and very sharp, with wings about to take flight …

  31. Carletta says:

    A perfect pose excellently captured!
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  32. Michelle says:

    Awww..I would like to add a mocker to my life list…

  33. Boom & Gary says:

    Really well done photo!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  34. eileeninmd says:

    Gorgeous shot of the Mocker! I always love your photos, well done!

  35. Very, VERY nice! I am always WOWed with every visit.

  36. Sondra says:

    LOVE the processing of this super mockingbird shot!! thanks for the visit to my Singing mocker!!

  37. What a sweetie! We have a mockingbird alarm clock outside our window these mornings. I love it — sure beats the kind we used to need when we worked.

  38. kenschneider says:

    Very pretty against that soft BG.

  39. springman says:

    Great pose, brilliant lighting, excellent detail, slightly subdued colors… Phenomenal take!

  40. Becs says:

    What a beautiful capture. Love the soft tones and the feeling of a fleeting moment caught.

  41. jewaicious says:

    Beautiful and expressive capture of the dove.

  42. Love when mockingbirds dance and dazzle.

  43. Oh, that is fantastic! Excellent job! I love it.

  44. wow that is so beautifully captured! love it and love the texture

  45. Gitanjali says:

    Priceless! Captured at just the right moment!

  46. Kathy says:

    This is a spectacular photo!

  47. Larry Jordan says:

    Nice capture and a beautiful pose on that Mocker Pat!


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