Lesser Goldfinch makes a bold landing on long-stemmed wildflowers.
Eastern Nevada, USA

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lesser goldfinch, wild bird, bird, winter, snow, season, nature, wildlife, arla ruggles, nevada

Great Basin Life exists … between … high desert expanses and majestic mountain wilderness.

Daily, I watch the winds of change sweeping away what remains of our western culture and heritage, and the land that has produced them.

My mission is to preserve as much as I can, of that which will soon vanish, through my photography.

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  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyover 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture, Arla

  • Thanks, Carol! It was a very lucky click. :)

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 3 years ago

    Great action image, very well done

  • Thanks very much!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 3 years ago

    What a beautiful action shot. Great capture with wonderful details.

  • Thank you so much, Bunny!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Kay Cunningham
    Kay Cunninghamover 3 years ago

    Fabulous work.

  • Thank you, Kay!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Louise Linossi Telfer
    Louise Linossi...over 3 years ago

    this is so beautiful, an instant fave !!!

  • Thank you very much, Louise!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 3 years ago

    wonderfully done, stunning,dawnx

  • Thanks very much, Dawn!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • TxGimGim
    TxGimGimover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture!

  • Thank you, GimGim!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • JJsEscape
    JJsEscapeover 3 years ago
    Absolutely STUNNING!! Many congratulations on your placing in the Winter Wonderland Challenge! ~ Judy
  • Thanks very much, JJ — and congratulations on YOUR WIN!!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • queenofcups
    queenofcupsover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Oh Wow! Thanks very much, Queen!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 3 years ago

    Sweet capture! Congrats on the feature!

  • Thank you, Angie – I appreciate it!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

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