A Purple Finch sits on a limb watching two Gold Finches battle it out near the feeders at our home here in Southeast Missouri.

Nikon D40X with Nikkor 300mm VR lens on manual focus


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  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darover 1 year ago


  • Thanks Bobby

    – barnsis

  • Thomas Eggert
    Thomas Eggertover 1 year ago

    Fun to watch from your place…

  • Yes sure is, they are at it all the time

    – barnsis

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsover 1 year ago

    Nice capture while the finch just watches the motion!

  • Thank you Sis

    – barnsis

  • swaby
    swabyover 1 year ago

    Nice shot! Love to know what the finch was thinking!

  • Thank you, I think I hear him say “You guys are stupid!!”

    – barnsis

  • BarbL
    BarbLover 1 year ago

    Wow! What a capture!! It is amazing how violent and agressive birds can be!

  • Thank you Sis. the little downy woodpecker is the meanest.

    – barnsis

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 1 year ago

    Great action capture Byron.

  • Thank you Julie

    – barnsis

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago

  • Thank you very much Lori. Had cataract surgery this morning so am working with one eye (:>)

    – barnsis

  • M.S. Photography & Art
    M.S. Photograp...over 1 year ago

    I love it when they do this,great capture!

  • Thank you

    – barnsis

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