Wednesday

A Thrill of Pleasure

White-breasted Nuthatch

The birds around me hopped and played, 
Their thoughts I cannot measure: -
But the least motion which they made 
It seemed a thrill of pleasure.
~ William Wordsworth

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20 comments:

Ela said...

You had a fantastic model.
Greetings

EG CameraGirl said...

A sweet bird! I love both white-breasted and red-breasted nuthatches.

Muffy's Marks said...

Love Nuthatches. They are so comical, always looking at the world up side down!!!

Anni said...

Beautiful....

the lighting on your image is picture post card perfect.


Anni @ I'd Rather B Birdin'
and
Hootin' Anni's

Montanagirl said...

Terrific photo and I like the little verse too.

Pam :) said...

Sweet, sweet shot, Kerri.
Happy birding :)

TexWisGirl said...

gleeful little thing!

Bill said...

The simple things in life can bring so much joy. Wonderful photo!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Typical upside-down pose but always a tree tot see.

Hilary said...

I love these guys with their little "meep meep meep" sounds. The ones around here have rosy breasts.

Esther Joy said...

Great pose! Beautiful shot!

Happyone said...

You get the best bird pictures ever!!!

bobbybegood1 said...

Fantastic shot! And birdie is so pretty too. Cheers!!

eileeninmd said...

Cute Nuthatch, they are great birds to have around. Have a happy week!

Tina Fariss Barbour said...

You captured him at a great angle--he's beautiful! Enjoyed the bit of poetry, too.

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

Beautiful shot of this cutie.

Brian King said...

This is awesome! We don't get these guys at the feeders, unfortunately.

sandra hagan said...

Beautiful clear shot and nuthatch. Reminds me of my favorite chipper little birds, the wrens.

Tinie said...

Beautiful picture of this beautiful bird.

Groetjes Tinie

Stratoz said...

Awesome beauty indeed.

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