Mealy Worms My Dear?

© Phyllis Burchett

Mealy Worms My Dear?

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 5/5/2011 7:44:10 PM

Fantastic capture of these little love birdies.... great details, lighting, and the color...of the Blue Birds of Happiness! They certainly look happy. Excellent presentation! 8o) #1374871

Joannie M. Bertucci level-classic 5/5/2011 8:41:41 PM

Marvelous nature capture Phyllis! Love the blue! #9391181

Liz Bullock level-classic 5/5/2011 9:00:12 PM

Wonderful capture! #9391191

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 5/6/2011 5:07:52 AM

Hi Phyllis,Beautiful detail and great color.That is a little bird we don't see here!!!! #9391629

Courtenay Vanderbilt 5/6/2011 6:15:41 AM

Awesome capture, Phyllis! I'll have to send my friend this link...she's on her second brood! #9391762

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 5/6/2011 7:03:46 AM

Thanks everyone, this pair's first brood has already flown so now they are working on their next one. #9391825

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 5/6/2011 1:17:45 PM

wonderful image, Phyllis. #9392178

David Phalen level-classic 5/6/2011 5:46:17 PM

Awww that's so cute!! Perfect timing with excellent comp, colors and details!! #9392509

Debbie S. Steinhausser 5/7/2011 12:34:04 PM

What a sweet moment to you have captured. Bluebirds are my favorite subject to photograph. #9393441

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 5/7/2011 1:27:26 PM

Wonderful capture! We don't seem to have many of these bluebirds around here. #9393489

Shirley A. Kinney 5/7/2011 5:38:21 PM

What an awesome capture! Love the expressions. #9393717

Karen Celella level-classic 5/8/2011 4:32:47 AM

Fabulous capture, Phyllis! #9394160

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 5/8/2011 5:32:21 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving EFP! 8o) #9394309

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 5/8/2011 11:11:53 AM

Phyllis, Beautiful Capture!! #9394740

Cathy Barrows 5/9/2011 7:22:26 AM

i know that is like lobster for them...lol...fantastic shot #9395950

Val Feldman level-classic 5/9/2011 8:30:01 AM

I think I could camp out in your backyard and never run out of photo opps for a couple of months! :) These birds are so difficult to entice to a yard - the conditions have to be "just so" for them to set up hearth and home...yours must have just what it takes! Lucky you - a gorgeous shot of "bluebird food seduction"! :) #9396082

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/9/2011 9:50:33 AM

Supreme clarity, colors, detail, focus, dof & timing here, Phyllis! Worthy of a gold badge, my friend! #9396159

Emile Abbott level-classic 5/10/2011 12:43:00 PM

Fantastic color, timing and capture Phyllis. #9398133

Debra R. Harder level-classic 5/13/2011 5:16:44 PM

Wonderful lighting, details, color, and of course, timing, Phyllis. Brilliant image! Deb #9403777

Kathy Cline level-classic 5/14/2011 4:21:12 AM

AWWWWWWW I LOVE THEM #9404206

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 5/15/2011 11:29:59 AM

Gorgeous Phyllis!!!! #9405820

Karen Slagle level-classic 5/16/2011 10:40:32 AM

Gorgeous capture, Phyllis. We had some of these bluebirds stop by several years ago. Mostly we see the mountain bluebirds. #9407490

Summer A. Kozisek level-classic 5/16/2011 4:26:16 PM

Great capture! #9407766

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 6/22/2011 12:59:37 PM

Congrats on making it to the finals with this wonderful image Phyllis. #9473579

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 6/22/2011 1:04:02 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist Phyllis! #9473604

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 6/22/2011 1:27:22 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9473738

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 6/22/2011 4:06:20 PM

Congrats Phyllis on this marvelous finalist!

Best wishes,
Debby #9474768

Carol Flisak level-classic 6/22/2011 4:12:06 PM

Great capture, Phyllis... congrats on your finalist! #9474821

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 6/22/2011 4:39:00 PM

Stunning capture and well-deserved Finalist... big congratulations, Phyllis!! #9475029

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 6/22/2011 4:43:35 PM

Congratulations, Phyllis!! #9475056

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/22/2011 4:56:07 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Phyllis!! #9475142

Emile Abbott level-classic 6/22/2011 5:36:17 PM

Congrats Phyllis on superb finalist #9475386

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 6/22/2011 5:47:03 PM

Terrific capture & timing; congratulations, Phyllis! #9475438

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 6/22/2011 6:23:31 PM

Thanks everyone! #9475695

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 6/22/2011 6:36:11 PM

Congrats on your super finalist Phyllis!

Best of luck in the next round!

jo ann c.

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Terry Cervi level-classic 6/22/2011 7:03:10 PM

How sweet this is, Phyllis! Congrats on your awesome finalist! #9475909

Mary K. Robison level-classic 6/22/2011 7:36:52 PM

Love your description as much as this cute twosome, Phyllis!
Congratulations on your charming finalist, and best of luck to you next level up! #9476158

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/22/2011 8:02:38 PM

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

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Cindy Bendush level-classic 6/22/2011 8:10:38 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Phyllis! #9476459

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 6/22/2011 8:51:39 PM

What a super capture and MT entry, Phyllis. CONGRATZ and hope to see this get golden!

UB. #9476680

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 6/22/2011 9:38:58 PM

This is so sweet, Phyllis! Wonderful capture of these love birds with terrific timing! I haven't seen many of these in my parts. Sorry haven't been around - on vacation. But CONGRATULATIONS on your superb FINALIST and Good luck in the next round! #9476851

Ellen Hodges level-classic 6/22/2011 10:30:17 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck with your awesome finalists, Phyllis!! Love these bluebirds!! #9477016

Stan Kwasniowski level-classic 6/22/2011 11:31:57 PM

Phyllis, congratulations #9477123

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 6/23/2011 12:19:56 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis, well done! #9477227

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/23/2011 3:17:10 AM

fantastic finalist, congratulations!!! #9477518

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 6/23/2011 6:24:46 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Fantastic Finalist photo, Phyllis! #9478252

Karen Celella level-classic 6/23/2011 6:49:42 AM

Congratulations on another of your gorgeous finalist, Phyllis! #9478340

Val Feldman level-classic 6/23/2011 7:20:53 AM

Huge congratulations once again, Phyllis, on yet another superb and well-deserved Finalist - love these two little lovebirds! #9478474

Mary Timman level-classic 6/23/2011 7:39:02 AM

Terrific finalist! Congratulations! #9478545

Jessica Jenney level-classic 6/23/2011 7:47:49 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis on your fabulous finalist! #9478563

Carla Capra level-classic 6/23/2011 8:55:36 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis.
This is a beauty.
;) CC #9478721

Erica Murphy level-classic 6/23/2011 10:56:30 AM

Such a beautiful capture Phyllis! Congratulations! #9478953

Cathy Barrows 6/23/2011 11:18:17 AM

Congrats on your finalist...so cute #9479012

Orsi level-classic 6/23/2011 12:23:46 PM

Congratulations,Phyllis!!! #9479256

Kathy Cline level-classic 6/23/2011 12:53:47 PM

Your having a winning month.
Congatulations GirlFriend
CELEBRATE

glitter-graphics.com #9479373

Jessica Jenney level-classic 6/23/2011 1:18:51 PM

Congratulations, Phyllis on another fabulous win! #9479469

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 6/23/2011 1:27:45 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner! #9479504

Cathy Barrows 6/23/2011 1:29:33 PM

Congrats on your win...so sweet #9479514

Ellen Hodges level-classic 6/23/2011 2:08:43 PM

Huge congrats on your double gold, Phyllis!! Love them both! Awesome!! #9479660

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 6/23/2011 2:43:58 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your fabulous Winning image, Phyllis! #9479782

Kathy Salerni level-classic 6/23/2011 2:53:40 PM

Big congrats on your second Winner, Phyllis! #9479824

Michelle Alton level-classic 6/23/2011 3:29:22 PM

A winner from the Gitgo Phyllis. Congratulations! #9479952

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 6/23/2011 4:18:47 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving
2nd PLACE WINNER! 8o) #9480186

Freddy Bland 6/23/2011 4:34:00 PM

Outstanding, Phyllis!! Many congratulations to you!! #9480247

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 6/23/2011 4:40:18 PM

Congratulations on your fabulous Win, Phyllis! #9480292

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 6/23/2011 4:44:08 PM

Another WTG on this fantastic winner, Phyllis! :-) k #9480319

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 6/23/2011 4:55:16 PM

Hardy congrats on another excellent winner, Phyllis! Both of your winners make me smile!
Debby #9480403

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 6/23/2011 4:55:28 PM

Thanks so much everyone, my little bluebird pair have been quite the photo op this year! #9480407

SaMi Martin level-classic 6/23/2011 5:03:03 PM

WTG Phyllis; another Great win! Congrats! #9480445

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 6/23/2011 5:04:23 PM

Big congratulations on your awesome Gold win, Phyllis!! #9480453

Leslie McLain level-classic 6/23/2011 5:11:20 PM

Congrats on a stunning winner, Phyllis. #9480492

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 6/23/2011 6:01:23 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner! #9480696

Carol Eade level-classic 6/23/2011 6:04:26 PM

Congratulations, Phyllis, this is a beautiful winner! #9480710

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 6/23/2011 6:51:08 PM

congrats on your beautiful winner, Phyllis. #9480867

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 6/23/2011 7:02:08 PM

Thanks yall! #9480913

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 6/23/2011 7:05:44 PM

Phyllis, Congratulations to you on your delightful Winner. #9480926

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 6/23/2011 8:48:45 PM

PHYLLIS, HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON A SUPERB GOLD WINNER! Love it! #9481101

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/23/2011 9:45:32 PM

Congrats on another outstanding winner Phyllis!! #9481223

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/24/2011 3:28:38 AM

gorgeous... congratulations!!! #9481622

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 6/24/2011 4:11:15 AM

Congratulations again, Phyllis! WTG! #9481756

Julie Burnett level-classic 6/24/2011 5:12:22 AM

Simply amazing, Phyllis. Congratulations on this stunning gold winner!! #9481927

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 6/24/2011 6:32:20 AM

Congratulations on this awesome Gold Winner Phyllis, I loved this!

jo ann c. #9482146

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/24/2011 7:35:49 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful win,Phyllis!!!! #9482322

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 6/24/2011 1:49:16 PM

Congratulations on two wonderful gold awards. #9483037

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 6/24/2011 3:45:27 PM

Thanks so much everyone for your comments and for the inspiration you all give me! #9483265

Val Feldman level-classic 6/24/2011 8:26:19 PM

What a superb capture and what a well-deserved and wonderful Gold Win! I love these two - made all the more so by your delightful description of their romantic encounter! :) Warmest congratulations, Phyllis!! #9483798

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 6/24/2011 9:07:23 PM

Wonderful Winner! Well deserved! #9483878

Carol Teal 6/24/2011 10:44:51 PM

So you have them in your backyard too! Awhile back I had 3 babies leave the house in the backyard. Now there are two new hatchlings! Great timing, a cute couple and a wonderful win! #9484015

Karen Celella level-classic 6/25/2011 4:39:29 AM

Two golds in the same category! WOW! Fabulous, Phyllis. Double congratulations!! #9484378

Debra R. Harder level-classic 6/25/2011 10:20:50 AM

WTG, Phyllis!! Two spectacular GOLDS!! Huge congratulations on another brilliant WINNER! Deb #9484911

Bojan Bencic level-classic 6/26/2011 5:52:31 AM

And again. Congratulations, Phyllis! #9486688

Mitch Spence level-classic 6/26/2011 9:57:56 AM

Perfectly found, seen, and captured, Phyllis. Congratulations on your gold. #9487206

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 6/26/2011 10:32:18 AM

Wow...HUGE CONGRATZ on another GOLD, Phyllis!!!

UB. #9487308

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 6/26/2011 7:35:15 PM

Thanks yall!!! ☺ #9488307

Mike Clime level-classic 6/27/2011 2:20:27 AM

Congratulations on your winner,Phyllis! #9488752

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 6/27/2011 1:29:44 PM

You're on a roll, Phyllis. Another huge congrats. #9490107

Nadia Paul level-classic 6/29/2011 12:20:58 AM

What a gorgeous capture Phyllis - congrats on your winner! #9493653

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 7/11/2011 4:44:27 PM

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna


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JudyAnn Rector level-classic 7/13/2011 1:55:19 PM

Such a special image... CONGRATULATIONS!! #9527876

Linda Boehme level-classic 7/15/2011 6:54:59 AM

Congratulations on this perfect capture! #9531689

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 7/15/2011 11:14:27 AM

Thanks guys! #9532043

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Description

Male Bluebird sharing his bounty of mealworms with his honey, my backyard.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on 5/5/2011 6:57:45 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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