Fly Blackbird Fly

© Phyllis H. Burchett

Fly Blackbird Fly

Uploaded: January 02, 2011


Blackbird singing in the dead of night
Take these broken wings and learn to fly
All your life you were only waiting for this moment to arise....
Sorry I believe this is a immature male Redwing Blackbird and somehow this reminded me of the Beetles song.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1600, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Bonnie C. Lackey January 02, 2011

Beautiful capture - love the bg and the bird's pose. The Beetles are always welcome! #1340648

Karen Slagle January 02, 2011

Fantastic image, Phyllis. I grew up listening to the Beatles and still love them. #9138832

Renee Doyle level-classic January 02, 2011

Beautifully captured Phyllis!!! #9139023

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 02, 2011

Wonderful capture and description Phyllis! Jeff #9139106

Gina Cormier level-classic January 02, 2011

Oh....just gorgeous!!!!!!!!! #9139125

Kathy Cline level-classic January 02, 2011

I dont think Iv ever seen a black bird look more amazing!! #9139183

Freddy Bland January 02, 2011

So beautiful, Phyllis! #9139211

Michelle Alton January 02, 2011

I think you came up with the song because this image ROCKS! #9139258

Kathy Salerni level-classic January 02, 2011

Wow, Phyllis, this is a gorgeous blackbird capture! Well done! #9139276

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic January 02, 2011


Cathy Barrows January 03, 2011 his perch #9140388

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 04, 2011

Love the colors and tones Phyllis #9142410

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 05, 2011

Wow Phyllis...this is gorgeous, bet we see this again! Awesome..

jo ann c. #9144337

Phyllis H. Burchett January 05, 2011

Thanks yall!!! ☺ #9145123

Patti Coblentz January 08, 2011

Gorgeous colors and tones...the song suits it perfectly! Great pose you captured, it in the rosebush! #9150590

Rona L. Schwarz January 09, 2011

Awesome rich, vivid colors in this incredible blackbird capture, Phyllis! Marvelous detail and clarity in both the bird and rose bush, but I think the background is exquisite and really sets him off wonderfully! Gorgeous work that I bet we see again! #9152817

Phyllis H. Burchett January 16, 2011

Thank you so much Patricia and Rona! #9166176

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic February 10, 2011

Perfect Finalist!!! Great job Girl! Congrats!!! #9225046

Kathy Salerni level-classic February 10, 2011

Another gorgeous Finalist, Phyllis!Congratulations! #9225298

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 10, 2011

This would make such a nice greeting card Phyllis and glad to see this beautiful bird again. Congrats on a great finalist and what a month. #9226552

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist, Phyllis. #9226996

Nancy (Peaches) Harker February 10, 2011


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


Danny B. Head level-deluxe February 10, 2011

What a great month! Congrats! #9228176

Patti Coblentz February 10, 2011

A stunning finalist, Phyllis...big congratulations! #9228229

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round.


Phyllis H. Burchett February 10, 2011

Thanks yall. #9228903

Karen Celella level-deluxe February 10, 2011

Keep those finalists coming, Phyllis! Many congratulations to you! #9228981

Karen Slagle February 10, 2011

Spectaculare finalist, Phyllis. Huge congrats. #9229283

Rona L. Schwarz February 10, 2011

Phyllis - so very happy to see this one again as I knew we would! CONGRATULATIONS on your superb FINALIST and Good luck in the next round! #9229332

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations once again, Phyllis! #9229427

Cathy Barrows February 10, 2011

congrats on your it #9229452

Nadia Paul February 10, 2011

Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Phyllis! #9229456

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe February 10, 2011

Huge congrats on your finalists, Phyllis! Verrrry best luck!! #9229514

Debra R. Harder February 10, 2011

This is so beautiful, Phyllis! Congratulations on another outstanding finalist! Deb #9230017

Leslie McLain level-deluxe February 11, 2011

Congrats on all of your beautiful finalists, Phyllis. #9231654

Lois Adomite level-classic February 11, 2011

Love the colors and the lighting, great finalist #9232026

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 11, 2011

Gorgeous colors! Congratulations, Phyllis! #9232056

Irene Colling level-classic February 11, 2011

Outstanding composition, wonderful detail and DOF, stunning color. Great work Phyllis.

Congratulations on your fine Finalsit photo. #9232339

Merna L. Nobile February 11, 2011

Black and White, Bright Colors, Full Frame or Cropped, it does not matter. You’re a winner! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna


Renee Doyle level-classic February 11, 2011

So well deserved!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Phyllis! #9233283

Phyllis H. Burchett February 11, 2011

THANKS YALL for your comments and congrats to all the January finalists! #9233526

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 12, 2011

Simply stunning!
~♥~lisa #9235518

Stephanie Frey February 12, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Phyllis! #9236047

Phyllis H. Burchett February 13, 2011

Thank you Lisa B. and Stephanie! #9238860

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 18, 2011

Incredible work, so eye catching. Congratulations on your finalist! #9248387

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 21, 2011

Stunning image, Phyllis!
Congratulations on another great finalist!
Debby #9254109

Phyllis H. Burchett February 21, 2011

Thank you Donna and Deborah! #9254336

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