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Sulphur, OK, USA
Category 7: Bold, Bright, and Beautiful
Just beautiful! These are the sorts of pictures I try to capture of the R-C Kings that feed at our house…love this picture as he flared the crown. So glad you shared! Gets my vote!
All the best; have fun!
Thank you !! I waited in 20 degree weather for this little guy. Well worth the wait ! Glad you enjoy it
Getting a photo with the ruby crown showing so clearly is an accomplishment. Right now there is 3′ of snow on the ground in our yard. In about 3 months we’ll be hearing R-c Kinglets all around the yard. That is hearing … not usually seeing … and not getting a photo anywhere near this good.
Thank you so much! Love watching these beautiful birds.
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