Monday, May 20, 2013

Aerial Maneuvers and Goldfinches

Have you ever witnessed such a spectacle?

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Two beautiful American Goldfinches embroiled in a serious courtship ritual.

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Ended as quickly as it began.


#Birding
#American Goldfinches
#Courtship

12 comments:

Andy said...

Beautiful birds... beautiful photos.

Hilary said...

These are wonderful captures, Daniel. I've watched and photographed robins this way but not this close and not this well. Lovely.

Gail Dixon (La.Belle) said...

With all the goldfinches we had this spring I never had the pleasure of witnessing that. Great captures!

Michelle said...

A spectacular job with these images!

TexWisGirl said...

pretty little fighters!

Red said...

Oh, I've seen this. It's a very sudden and fierce battle. Awesome shot.

Red said...

Just thinking about a photo opportunity to keep you busy. Woodpeckers do a very complicated dance . It reminds you of a minuet.

Stephen Hayes said...

Beautiful pictures. I've read that some birds copulate in flight and must finish the act before crashing into the ground. That almost seems to be happening here.

Lisa Gordon said...

Such a beautiful dance they do, and how fortunate you were to be able to capture it, Daniel!

Stephanie said...

Love these ones, so bright in color. Great shots!

Lisa RedWillow~ a Beauty seeker said...

Great photography

Liz said...

Truly incredibly photography!! I hope one day to be able to capture birds in flight and courtship dances with the clarity you manage!