Saturday, May 16, 2009

A Little Bit of Color This Morning

I woke up to a very nice surprise this morning. It was a 1st Spring Male Tanager. This young male is just starting to get his color after his first winter.


His color is beginning change over the bright orange-red that Tanagers are known for. This visit was especially nice for me because it was a Lifer because I'd never seen a young male before.



He seemed to like the suet in the feeder as he came back later on the day to get a few more bites!



Good birding and God Bless!

5 comments:

Marvin said...

Excellent shots of a most colorful bird.

dAwN said...

That is my favorite Tanager ..Gorgeous colors..you are so lucky it comes to your feeders

J. Karl Clampit said...

Marvin, thanks! I had great sunlight which helped his color stand out.

dAwN, I had a female last year but never had a male. Glad he stopped by!

Thanks for visiting!

Aunt "B's" Backyard said...

That is an awsome bird!!!
Your photos are outstanding.
WOW!

Andrew said...

Waaw really amazing photography..nice work.keep going..

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