This brilliantly colored bird is the male Purple Finch. He is looking up the branches at the other wild birds near him. The female of this breed is all brown in color but still beautifully colored. They come to the feeders at our home in Southeast Missouri giving me the chance to take photos of them.

Nikon D90 with Nikkor 300mm VR lens on auto focus.


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  • Thomas Eggert
    Thomas Eggertover 1 year ago

    Beautiful capture Byron….:)))))

  • Thank you Mr. T

    – barnsis

  • Thomas Eggert
    Thomas Eggertover 1 year ago

    How are you liking the D90????

  • Love it, the colors are better, the focus is easier and the faster speed is great with stopping the action with my bird images

    – barnsis

  • Penny Rinker
    Penny Rinkerover 1 year ago

    Beautiful Capture!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thank you Penny

    – barnsis

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago

    How beautiful!!!

  • Thank you Lori

    – barnsis

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 1 year ago

    What a wonderful capture he almost looks like he has been pinted with red love the light on him.

  • Thank you very much

    – barnsis

  • Colleen2012
    Colleen2012over 1 year ago

    Love all your bird shots. This is beautiful.
    Love Colleen2012

  • Thank you Colleen

    – barnsis

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourover 1 year ago

    This is a terrific capture Byron, such detail

  • Thank you Malcolm

    – barnsis

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 1 year ago


  • Thank you

    – barnsis

  • NordicBlackbird
    NordicBlackbirdover 1 year ago

    Ooohhhh, beauty!!! :-))

  • Thank you Nat

    – barnsis

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