Visitor in Red

© Gord MacEachern

Visitor in Red

Douglas Pignet level-classic 12/24/2010 4:49:24 AM

Beautiful capture and wonderful colors and bg...Well done #1338202

Aimee S. McMaster 12/24/2010 4:52:22 AM this Gord! Merry Merry Christmas! #9122788

Jack Gaskin 12/24/2010 4:53:00 AM

A GREAT CAPTURE Glad you made the most of his visit

Merry Christmas
Jack #9122790

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 12/24/2010 4:53:25 AM

Wonderful Christmas Red Gord!!

Merry Christmas to you and yours #9122792

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 12/24/2010 4:59:46 AM

Perfect Christmas image, Gord. Just in time too. Merry Christmas! #9122813

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 12/24/2010 5:00:25 AM

Maybe the lunar eclipse sent this wonderful Christmas visit for you Gord - like a Christmas blessing! #9122816

Ray Thoms level-classic 12/24/2010 5:01:31 AM

Great image Gord....they are rare and I have not seen one for years!!!

Ron McEwan level-classic 12/24/2010 5:05:08 AM

I can see why you were excited when he showed up, you have quite the bird collection Gord. This one is no exception. Absolutely beautiful. Merry Christmas #9122829

Danny B. Head level-classic 12/24/2010 5:05:18 AM

Gord, I think they all come to my house for the winter. They love the row of cherry laurel in my yard. Great capture! #9122830

Tiia Vissak level-classic 12/24/2010 5:34:16 AM

a wonderful shot! #9122876

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 12/24/2010 5:38:54 AM

Hi Gord,That is excellent my friend.He really stands out against that snow.Beautiful capture,Merry Christmas!!!!! #9122888

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 12/24/2010 5:50:35 AM

Beautiful capture, Gord. Love the bright red with the white snow. #9122905

Bojan Bencic level-classic 12/24/2010 6:33:32 AM

And you captured it beautifully, Gord. Fantastic photo.
Merry Christmas. #9123006

Jeff Robinson level-classic 12/24/2010 6:34:12 AM

Outstanding capture Gord - Merry Christmas! Jeff #9123009

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 12/24/2010 7:12:46 AM

Fantastic capture Gord. Have a Happy Holiday Season.
JP #9123109

Ann Coates level-classic 12/24/2010 9:38:28 AM

He is a really striking bird but particularly so against the snowy background. Brilliant shot Gord. #9123409

William C. Raco level-classic 12/24/2010 9:45:39 AM

Beautiful color and details
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas, Gord #9123436

John Connolly level-classic 12/24/2010 11:38:00 AM

A beautiful little bird and capture Gord! Merry Christmas, my friend! #9123582

Carol L. Fowler 12/24/2010 12:57:26 PM

We missed one??? All the other cardinals in the world are parked at our feeders!!! Merry Christmas! #9123681

Val Feldman level-classic 12/24/2010 2:13:46 PM

Seems as tho your Photo Angel provided a pre-Christmas gift to you in the form of this beautiful red visitor of yours, Gord...and you thanked her wonderfully by capturing this fella beautiful he looks against the snow! Merry Christmas, Gord, to you and yours and all the best in 2011! ~Val #9123816

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 12/24/2010 5:12:01 PM

FANTASTIC, Gord...both for him to come to your house and for the awesome image you captured of him! :-) k #9124001

Rona L. Schwarz 12/24/2010 8:53:03 PM

A perfect Christmas present, Gord! And he is so perfect, too! Fabulous detail, clarity, and color and marvelous treatment! Would make a great Christmas card. A very Merry Christmas to you and yours! Best Wishes for a healthy, happy, and peaceful New Year! #9124151

Patti Coblentz level-classic 12/24/2010 9:06:42 PM

Oh..for Christmas! Beautiful capture of him, Gord!

I hope that you and your family have a wonderful Christmas full of joy and all the blessings of the season! #9124174

Brett Dolsen 12/25/2010 3:29:21 AM

I agree what a great bonus and Christmas present Gord.Beautifully captured and Merry Christmas! #9124309

Diane Pignet 12/25/2010 4:22:08 PM

Beautiful capture Gord......I told you I am depending on your shots to get me through....we have only a few birds and are despiretly trying to create their needed environment to attrack them ....Mery Everything!!! Diane #9125057

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 12/28/2010 12:06:34 PM

What a beauty Gord, I love the cardinals and with that snow it really makes it special..

jo ann c. #9129261

Summer A. Kozisek 1/18/2011 8:42:58 PM

Gorgeous capture, I miss these guys in my backyard! Congrats on your finalist! #9171626

Patti Coblentz level-classic 1/18/2011 8:54:14 PM

Ah...your little Christmas cardinal brought you a finalist...congratulations, Gord! #9171726

Merna L. Nobile 1/18/2011 8:55:59 PM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9171739

Agnes Fegan level-classic 1/18/2011 9:18:36 PM

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist! #9171962

Bojan Bencic level-classic 1/19/2011 12:18:16 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Gord. #9172612

Ann Coates level-classic 1/19/2011 12:20:08 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Gord. #9172623

Aimee S. McMaster 1/19/2011 3:24:10 AM

...woo hoo congratulations Gord!!!!! #9173079

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 1/19/2011 4:04:11 AM

A big Congratulations,Gord.Your on a roll my friend!!!! #9173210

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 1/19/2011 4:31:09 AM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9173401

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 1/19/2011 5:09:09 AM

WTG Gord....I dub thee the Bird Man of BP :)....Congrats on this well deserved finalist! #9173671

Fanie Heymans level-classic 1/19/2011 5:46:47 AM

Congrats on your finalist Gord! Excellent work! #9173947

Danny B. Head level-classic 1/19/2011 6:17:33 AM

Congrats, Gord! #9174185

Freddy Bland 1/19/2011 7:52:42 AM

HUGE congratulations, Gord, on this beautiful finalist!!! #9174959

Anita Hogue 1/19/2011 8:53:56 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Gord! #9175348

Carla Capra level-classic 1/19/2011 9:32:31 AM

Awesome Image!
;) CC #9175538

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 1/19/2011 10:44:27 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Gord. #9175808

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 1/19/2011 12:40:53 PM

Congratulations, Gord! It's wonderful to see this Finalist! #9176314

Rona L. Schwarz 1/19/2011 12:46:39 PM

How very fitting that the second Cardinal you've seen in 21 years and a Christmas present, at that, becomes wonderful Finalist, Gord! Such a marvelous capture of him in the snow! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Finalist and Good luck in the next round! #9176350

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 1/19/2011 12:48:58 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Gord! Hope we see Gold on this!

jo ann c. #9176360

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/19/2011 2:46:04 PM

Not surprised, Gord! CONGRATULATIONS, my friend! #9176701

Ron McEwan 1/19/2011 2:52:46 PM

Huge congrats on your Silver Gord #9176721

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/19/2011 3:30:51 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Laura E. Swan level-classic 1/19/2011 3:55:26 PM

I have missed so much of your beautiful work because of my SKED, Gord. So sorry for this!

What a fantastic image here and if I were a BP judge you'd be getting lots MORE finalists month by month. :))))


!!! ON YOUR TERRIFIC Finalist !!!


-Laura #9177033

Lorna Shutter 1/19/2011 4:07:20 PM

WTG, Gord!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved Finalist Award for this beautiful bird capture!!!!! :)
Photobucket #9177083

Ellen Hodges level-classic 1/19/2011 5:31:23 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck with your awesome finalists, Gord!! #9177544

Carol L. Fowler 1/19/2011 7:15:20 PM

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist! #9178157

Renee Doyle level-classic 1/19/2011 8:47:53 PM

Big congratulations on this excellent finalist Gord!! #9178602

Val Feldman level-classic 1/20/2011 5:36:21 AM

I love your bird captures and this one had to be one of my all-time favorites of yours! Congrats, Gord! #9179647

Debra R. Harder 1/20/2011 7:58:47 AM

This is one of the best bird images I've ever seen, Gord! Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist! Deb #9180031

John Connolly level-classic 1/20/2011 12:07:17 PM

Congratulations on your finalist award, Gord! This is a delightful image! #9180789

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 1/21/2011 4:08:31 PM

Perfection thy name is cardinal! Stunning image Gord and I bet there has been more than one cardinal in 21 years, you just haven't been outside playing in the snow often enough! :-) Congrats on your amazing finalist! #9184067

Sam Britt 1/22/2011 5:19:03 PM

Big Congrats, Gord! #9185895

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I went to a place a couple of times that is part of a days drive from here and there were lots of Cardinals, that was in the summer. I don't get any here were all my bird shots are taken. So I was glad when this cardinal flew in last week. Thats only the second one in 21 years.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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