Cedar Waxwing

© Bill Rahling

Cedar Waxwing

Denny E. Barnes level-classic 5/17/2008 5:02:04 PM

Excellent capture, William! Beautiful color, clarity and comp! Very well done!! #923300

Joan Powell 5/17/2008 9:10:35 PM

Beautiful , looks like a painting ! #5936290

Tommy E. Burgess 5/17/2008 9:22:37 PM

Stunning capture William. Like Joan stated it does look like a painting. Excellent!! #5936325

Ronald Balthazor level-classic 5/18/2008 5:03:27 AM

Superb, William. #5937018

Michelle Alton level-classic 6/20/2008 2:13:23 AM

Thrilled to see this as a FINALIST, William. Great work! #6083342

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 6/20/2008 6:13:16 AM

Totally gorgeous!!!! A big CONGRATS on your Finalist! #6084236

Elida Gutierrez 6/20/2008 7:55:05 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
The Golden Cup
A Special Trophy for
"The May Winners" #6087726

Michelle Alton level-classic 6/21/2008 2:52:54 AM

Wow...I'm so happy that this gorgeous image has become a winner! Congratulations, William!
Michelle #6088655

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 6/21/2008 1:45:26 PM

Congrats William on your Excellent 2nd Place Win! Jeff #6090817

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 6/22/2008 4:37:06 AM

Congratulations!! #6092356

Rosemary Sampson level-classic 6/22/2008 6:23:05 PM

What an extraordinary photo, crisp, clear, well placed. #6094471

Denise Denomy level-classic 6/30/2008 12:38:18 AM

POSITIVELY PERFECT CAPTURE, WILLIAM!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN & FABULOUS POTD!!!! :0) #6122798

Brett Dolsen 6/30/2008 12:55:58 AM

Congratulations William this is a wonderfull wildlife image and very deserving of the great results!!Brett #6122813

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/30/2008 1:13:11 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful POTD and belated congrats for an awesome winner William! #6122860

Fakhra O. level-classic 6/30/2008 1:30:21 AM

Awesome capture.
Beautiful details and colors. Congrats on the POTD! Well deserved indeed. #6122878

Josselyne Klecanda level-classic 6/30/2008 3:53:13 AM

WOW! Outstanding, Congrats. #6123148

herb level-classic 6/30/2008 4:02:06 AM

Wow! just says it all.) #6123166

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 6/30/2008 4:08:31 AM

Oh my, what a beautiful capture....congratulations! Patricia #6123177

Ann Mulholland level-classic 6/30/2008 4:42:31 AM

William
beautiful capture. Such detail and color. Congrats!!
Ann #6123250

Jo Ann Van Vugt level-classic 6/30/2008 5:28:15 AM

Lovely shot - it looks like the bird is posing. Good clarity and DOF.
#6123355

Kathleen R. Struckle level-classic 6/30/2008 6:56:15 AM

Absolutely gorgeous. Congrats on your wins. #6123627

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 6/30/2008 7:45:08 AM

Such a glorious image!
Congratulations on your win and display as POTD!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #6123825

randy dannheim 6/30/2008 8:50:55 AM

Absolutely stunning image Lisa. #6124083

Stanley C. Sims 6/30/2008 8:58:57 AM

"WOW" is right. Copngratulations on this beautiful image. #6124116

Donna Dunbar level-classic 6/30/2008 9:02:17 AM

I couldn't pass on telling you how gorgeous this image is I would say WOW but that seems to be taken, but I have to say Wow was the first thing from my lips.Congrats on a well deserved POTD!!! #6124134

Margaret Anna Durkin 6/30/2008 9:07:32 AM

Congratulations! Beautiful image #6124164

Garth D. Beatty level-classic 6/30/2008 9:17:17 AM

Very nice!! #6124196

Joy Rector level-classic 6/30/2008 9:26:28 AM

congrats on the POTD #6124230

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 6/30/2008 9:52:32 AM

Congratulations William!! #6124341

Janelle Lorenzen 6/30/2008 10:38:19 AM

OMG! I usually don't dig bird photos, but this is just beautiful! Well done! #6124549

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 6/30/2008 10:55:01 AM

What a lovely photo, William! Congrats on your win and your POTD!
KK #6124618

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 6/30/2008 11:56:34 AM

Beautiful capture William ~ many congrats on POTD and your win! #6124884

Donna R. Wageman level-classic 6/30/2008 1:18:33 PM

Another WOW from me - just exquisite!
Congratulations !!!!!!!!! #6125275

Penny L. VanAtta level-classic 6/30/2008 1:31:16 PM

Beautiful. Congratulations on both awards. Well deserved. #6125303

Mundy Hackett level-classic 6/30/2008 1:58:26 PM

William a hearty congratulations and yahoo for your win! Oh how I would love to get a nice colorful image of a waxwing like this one, kudos! #6125395

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/30/2008 2:29:17 PM

Gorgeous wildlife capture. A beautiful potd and winning image William! #6125535

Matt Hicks 6/30/2008 3:26:46 PM

Beautiful. Congratulations. #6125738

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 6/30/2008 3:42:21 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning photo!!! #6125779

Shirley A. Kinney 6/30/2008 4:23:23 PM

Amazingly beautiful, William. Beautiful creature and you have captured him in his most elegent position. #6125888

Kathy L. Clark 6/30/2008 7:59:36 PM

Wow William. I absolutely love Cedar Wax Wings. They are so gorgeous. You capture of this beauty is stunning. Congrats on your winner and POTD. #6126525

Arnie Horwitz level-classic 6/30/2008 9:37:06 PM

Great capture with wonderful colors and clarity! Congratulations on your win and POTD, William! #6126732

Cheryl Meisel level-classic 7/1/2008 9:48:23 AM

OHhhhhhh my gosh what an awesome shot! BIG WOW and the composition is just as awesome as the catch of the bird.
I have yet to get these guys at my feeders and have only come across them ONCE in the wild.
BIG CONGRATS on your win with this one it was well deserved!
Cherylm #6128828

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 7/6/2008 4:01:45 PM

Congratulations William on your Double Win.


Dominick #6146865


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Description

1/60s@f5.6, ISO 400, 400mm, home yard,

Uploaded on 5/17/2008 12:17:00 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


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