Tall Tails

© Tess L. Yee

Tall Tails

Uploaded: November 02, 2009


One of the last images of WeeBold when Wee was, well...wee! I just loved that bushy tail that all but dwarfed the wee one. Wee's body, still wearing 'baby fluff,' is finally catching up with that tail. Although no recent images (Wee's a bit more aloof), I'm happy with any Wee sighting, as that means the red-tailed hawk hasn't snatched my baby!

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 640, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Alan L. Borror November 02, 2009

Great capture of this cool character, Tess! Be careful, he may request a model fee. #1199734

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic November 02, 2009

He is a cutie, Tess. Great detail. #8096138

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 02, 2009

This fella os just to cute. Terrific capture, Tess. #8096143

Graham Robards November 02, 2009

Wow, Wee is growing up, wonderful capture Tess, isn't it interesting how his coat colours are a camoflage and blend in. ~Pat #8096176

Tess L. Yee November 02, 2009

Bobby Ray Goodman

Tess,that is absolutely beautiful clarity and detail.The ones we have out here our called Round Tails,great capture!!!!


Val Feldman level-classic November 02, 2009

Wee's not so wee...ah, but I'll miss that "baby fluff"! Know what you mean about the red-tailed hawk, too...ours do a lot of "duck and weaving" getting from one spot to another...cause that bad, ol' bird is crusing the area daily...Hope Wee stays safe - he's a sweetie, Tess! #8096209

Marilyn Cornwell November 02, 2009

Great capture and tale/tail again!!! #8096210

Robert R. Goodman November 02, 2009

Tess,that is absolutely beautiful clarity and detail.The ones we have out here our called Round Tails,great capture!!!! #8096215

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 02, 2009

Another excellent capture Tess! Jeff #8096238

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 02, 2009

FANTSTIC capture of this "Wee" one Tess, love the POV and the superb clarity, WTG!!! <>< #8096259

Tiia Vissak November 02, 2009

a wonderful shot! #8096309

Monnie Ryan November 02, 2009

Terrific composition here, Tess -- this one's a real cutie! #8096313

Renata Gusciora November 02, 2009

Super capture with great details and fantastic timing,Tess! #8096325

Jessica Jenney November 02, 2009

Adorable little guy, Tess! We love Wee! #8096339

Amy M. Wilson November 02, 2009

Fantastic capture, colors, dof and details... sure hope he'll have a long and healthy life! #8096391

Anita Hogue November 02, 2009

Wonderful capture Tess! #8096408

Jyri Vissak November 02, 2009

Another wonderful shot! #8096455

Melissa G. Meiselman November 02, 2009

Terrific shot taken with sharp detail, outstanding light and great composition, Tess!! #8096477

Sam Britt November 02, 2009

Very cute! #8096539

Kathleen Brennan November 02, 2009

Great and I like the catch light in Wee's eye! #8096545

Patricia Seidler November 02, 2009

Usually we have so many squirrels around after the acorns fall but very little this year. This is another great capture with wonderful detail Tess. #8096548

Jack Ryan November 02, 2009

A fun series of images...and they have all been done well. Excellent detail...nicely composed...nicely done. (And I do love that tail.) #8096559

Lynn M. Whitt November 02, 2009

Beautiful capture of this cute little guy... #8096584

Tess L. Yee November 02, 2009

Great big thanks for all of your wonderful comments!

~ from me and Wee ~

Michele Wetzel November 02, 2009


Amazing details you captured!

Shelly #8096731

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer November 02, 2009

SOOO gorgeous!!! Such a beautiful wild life capture of this adorable baby, Tess. #8096790

Debra R. Harder November 02, 2009

You always put a big smile on my face with your stories, Tess!! I love the name WeeBold!! Too much!!! Another outstanding image to add to your series. Brilliant!! Deb #8096972

Ellen Hodges November 02, 2009

Very excellent capture, Tess!! #8096979

Janet Daniel November 02, 2009

Awesome detail & dof, Tess! Another fabulous close up! #8097070

Ray Clarke November 02, 2009

Wonderful capture, so cute Tess.!!!(R) #8097096

Douglas Pignet November 02, 2009

Wonderful capture w/beautiful colors and clarity,well done #8097129

David Phalen November 02, 2009

Terrific colors and details in an excellent capture of the wee one!! #8097188

Carrie M. Groseclose November 02, 2009

Wonderful capture, Tess! LOVE that tail, too! #8097303

Marty Straub November 02, 2009

Sure, every photographer plays favorites, but if that redtail show up, shoot him. Another fine shot, Tess. #8097333

Mike Clime November 02, 2009

Excellent capture and details! #8097346

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 02, 2009

Wonderful details and cute capture, Tess! #8097502

ROLAN NARMAN November 02, 2009

Fantastic capture and details Tess! #8097511

Gord MacEachern November 02, 2009

He's not worrying about any dangers, just the tasty Diamond Brand!
Super capture Tess #8097669

Gina Cormier November 02, 2009

The clarity on this rocks!! Fantastic comp, detail and image!!! #8097715

Lynne Morris November 02, 2009

Fantastic capture Tess, great light and details. #8097789

Rony Sagy November 02, 2009

Another terrific image of WeeBold, and a great narrative, Tess. #8097793

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 02, 2009

Terrific details Tess! #8097925

Barbara Waldoch November 02, 2009

Wonderful capture, Tess! #8098016

Evy Johansen level-classic November 02, 2009

Lovely capture, Tess!! Wonderful details and great clarity! #8098257

Teresa Burnett level-classic November 02, 2009

So nice to see WeeBold again, Tess!! He is so adorable! Glad to hear he's still doing well and growing up to be a big squirrel!! Beautiful sharp detail here!! #8098345

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 02, 2009

Seems like you have become attached to WeeBold ,Tess! Another magnificent capture of this little character with tones of character! Hope he stays safe & nearby! Lovely job ! #8098406

Sherran Andersen level-classic November 02, 2009

Great capture Tess. #8098563

Robert K. Bemus level-classic November 02, 2009

Beautiful light and detail-- great portrait, Tess!! #8098776

Paul E. Earl November 03, 2009

These little guys are very cute! Terrific image!! #8098990

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic November 03, 2009

Wonder image of this little cutie... awesome image! 8o) #8099615

Tess L. Yee November 03, 2009

Many, MANY thanks for all of the wonderful comments, fellow BPers! #8099970

Shawn Jennings November 03, 2009

Great capture, Tess! We have some of these guys that nest in our back yard, but haven't seen them much lately. I was hoping they haven't been snatched up too. #8099996

Linda Blair November 03, 2009

What a beautiful capture of your weebold...to cute...awesome clarity!!!!!!!! #8100020

November 03, 2009

Very cute and beautiful capture,look like hes having a great time,Tess,beautiful work!!!!! #8100144

Carolyn Morgan November 03, 2009

Love these little ones - great shot! #8100208

Inge Linden November 03, 2009

Wonderful capture shot..... #8100936

Hal Bambrick November 03, 2009

Another Nice One Tess!!!!!!. #8101128

Carol Sawyer November 03, 2009

Outstanding cute capture, Tess!! #8101290

Stephen S. Maguire November 03, 2009

A very cute shot!!!! I really like the caption. Great detail!!!! #8101749

Maureen M. Bisson November 04, 2009

Terrific capture Tess ~ soooo cute! #8101885

Colette M. Metcalf November 04, 2009

He's so cute!!! #8102740

Sherry L. Davis November 04, 2009

Excellent capture! :) #8103084

Christian Rosito November 04, 2009

Great details, precise DOF, terrific capture! #8103373

Patricia A. Stalter November 04, 2009

Does he go "Wee Wee" all the way home?
You have one sharp image here!
:D Pat #8103399

Tess L. Yee November 04, 2009

Sincere thanks for all of the wonderful comments everyone has dropped off! #8103576

Ann Coates level-classic November 04, 2009

Fantastic clarity and colours Tess and I'm glad Wee hasn't been snatched. I hope he hangs around so you can get some more wonderful images of him. #8104050

Karen Engelbreth November 04, 2009

A very cute capture, Tess... #8104209

Thomas E. Hinds November 04, 2009

Tess, this is such a cute capture! Your squirrel images are so way-amusing and so well done! #8104462

Avril Young November 04, 2009

I certainly hope he stays out of harms way...beautiful capture...so sharp, great detail and fantastic background!! #8104504

Tommy E. Burgess November 04, 2009

Fantastic capture of this cute little fella Tess!! #8104920

Tess L. Yee November 05, 2009

Super thanks for those fabulous comments Ann, Karen, Thomas, Avril, and Tommy!

I really appreciate each of them! #8106125

April Riggs November 05, 2009

Your work is stunning! #8106235

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton November 05, 2009

Details and bokeh.. Very beautiful image, Tess! #8106342

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 05, 2009

Great clarity, depth and timing! #8106407

Sheila D. Robertson November 05, 2009

Oh so nice.....and what a great name for this guy. #8106674

Chua Wee Boo November 05, 2009

Excellent details,clarity & beautiful capture,Tess! #8106847

Kaye Burazin November 06, 2009

Wee Bold is certainly growing, love your documemtery of his progress. #8108783

Julianne Bradford November 06, 2009

Just adorable! Great capture! As a kid we had a family of squirrels in Michigan that we fed on our front porch. The squirrels ended up moving in to our house and living in our walls. We felt terrible about having to evict them. They kept us up all night partying! #8109223

Tess L. Yee November 06, 2009

I really appreciate all of the fabulous comments April, Philippe, Donna, Sheila, Chua, Kaye, and Julianne!! #8109495

Mike Clime November 06, 2009

Sure is cute with that big tail! #8109581

Mariann Kovats level-classic November 06, 2009

Very cute little guy, Tess! Excellent colors and details on him! Beautiful! #8109670

Susie Peek-Swint November 06, 2009

Soooo cute Tess ~ great capture! #8109849

Christine Lobsinger level-classic November 06, 2009

Hi Tess,
You make me smile (always- your words are great!)

Congrats on your WEE EP!!!

SMILIN' AGAIN #8110487

Nancy J. Locke November 07, 2009

How beautiful, Tess. Aren't squirrels fun to watch!!! Absolutely lovely!

Hugs, Nancy J Locke #8110797

Ray Thoms November 07, 2009

Wonderful image Tess....he looks like a character... #8110889

November 07, 2009

wonderful fall tones and such a cute little guy! #8111091

Lou Taylor November 07, 2009

Beautiful capture Tess! #8111163

Betsy Labuschagne November 07, 2009

Fantastic capture with amazing detail Tess!! #8111179

David Van Camp November 07, 2009

Nice squirel portrait, Tess :)

Sharon F. Morris level-classic November 08, 2009

Wee is adorable. Wonderful capture Tess. #8113325

Tess L. Yee November 09, 2009

Huge (belated) thanks for all of these fantastic comments!

I saw Wee this weekend, and I might need to come up with a new name! UnWee Bold? Not-so-wee Bold? Squirrel Formerly Known as Wee Bold? #8116972

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