Tags » Redpoll

The Calendar Says Spring

Hard to tell it’s a new season.  It is freezing.

Miscellaneous Wildlife


Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)
Chugach State Park, Alaska
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 400mm
1/800 sec @ f5.6
iso 400
© Teklanika Photography 2013


Making the best of it

Today’s guest picture is another cheerful  contrast from San Jose to our gloomy weather.  It was sent by Gavin and shows his granddaughter and a friend in a neighbour’s lovely garden.  913 more words


New painting: redpoll

Colin has just finished this lovely little painting of a redpoll, inspired by the huge flocks of finches that we’ve had in our garden this winter.   67 more words

Colin Woolf


Today’s guest picture is one that my brother cunningly took of himself at Red Tarn above Buttermere in the Lake District on his recent visit there with my elder sisters. 649 more words


Redpolls in Blizzard

I posted the photo above for the Photo Challenge last week on the rule of thirds. I’m reposting because it’s my best redpoll photo.

The first time I ever saw a redpoll, it was raining. 90 more words