Mealy Worms My Dear?

© Phyllis H. Burchett

Mealy Worms My Dear?

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic May 05, 2011

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 Bertucci level-classic May 05, 2011

Marvelous nature capture Phyllis! Love the blue! #9391181

Liz blahh May 05, 2011

Wonderful capture! #9391191

Robert R. Goodman level-addict May 06, 2011

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

Courtenay Vanderbilt May 06, 2011

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

Phyllis H. Burchett May 06, 2011

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

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe May 06, 2011

wonderful image, Phyllis. #9392178

David Phalen May 06, 2011

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

Debbie S. Steinhausser May 07, 2011

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

Carol L. Fowler May 07, 2011

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

Shirley A. Kinney May 07, 2011

What an awesome capture! Love the expressions. #9393717

Karen Celella level-deluxe May 08, 2011

Fabulous capture, Phyllis! #9394160

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic May 08, 2011

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 May 08, 2011

Phyllis, Beautiful Capture!! #9394740

Cathy Barrows May 09, 2011

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

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 09, 2011

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 May 09, 2011

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

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 10, 2011

Fantastic color, timing and capture Phyllis. #9398133

Debra R. Harder May 13, 2011

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

Kathy Cline level-classic May 14, 2011

AWWWWWWW I LOVE THEM #9404206

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic May 15, 2011

Gorgeous Phyllis!!!! #9405820

Karen Slagle May 16, 2011

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

Summer A. Kozisek May 16, 2011

Great capture! #9407766

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe June 22, 2011

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

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 22, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist Phyllis! #9473604

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 22, 2011

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-addict June 22, 2011

Congrats Phyllis on this marvelous finalist!

Best wishes,
Debby #9474768

Carol Flisak level-addict June 22, 2011

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

Amy M. Wilson June 22, 2011

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

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 22, 2011

Congratulations, Phyllis!! #9475056

Renee Doyle level-classic June 22, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Phyllis!! #9475142

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Congrats Phyllis on superb finalist #9475386

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Terrific capture & timing; congratulations, Phyllis! #9475438

Phyllis H. Burchett June 22, 2011

Thanks everyone! #9475695

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 22, 2011

Congrats on your super finalist Phyllis!

Best of luck in the next round!

jo ann c.

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Terry Cervi level-classic June 22, 2011

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

Mary K. Robison June 22, 2011

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 June 22, 2011

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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 June 22, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Phyllis! #9476459

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 22, 2011

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

UB. #9476680

Rona L. Schwarz June 22, 2011

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-deluxe June 22, 2011

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

Stan Kwasniowski June 22, 2011

Phyllis, congratulations #9477123

Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Phyllis, well done! #9477227

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 23, 2011

fantastic finalist, congratulations!!! #9477518

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 23, 2011

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

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 23, 2011

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

Mary Timman June 23, 2011

Terrific finalist! Congratulations! #9478545

Jessica Jenney June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Phyllis on your fabulous finalist! #9478563

Carla Capra level-classic June 23, 2011

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

Erica Murphy level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Such a beautiful capture Phyllis! Congratulations! #9478953

Cathy Barrows June 23, 2011

Congrats on your finalist...so cute #9479012

Orsi June 23, 2011

Congratulations,Phyllis!!! #9479256

Kathy Cline level-classic June 23, 2011

Your having a winning month.
Congatulations GirlFriend
CELEBRATE

glitter-graphics.com #9479373

Jessica Jenney June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Phyllis on another fabulous win! #9479469

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful winner! #9479504

Cathy Barrows June 23, 2011

Congrats on your win...so sweet #9479514

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe June 23, 2011

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

Kathy Salerni level-classic June 23, 2011

Big congrats on your second Winner, Phyllis! #9479824

Michelle Alton June 23, 2011

A winner from the Gitgo Phyllis. Congratulations! #9479952

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 23, 2011

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 June 23, 2011

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

Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations on your fabulous Win, Phyllis! #9480292

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 23, 2011

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

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 23, 2011

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

Phyllis H. Burchett June 23, 2011

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

SaMi Martin June 23, 2011

WTG Phyllis; another Great win! Congrats! #9480445

Amy M. Wilson June 23, 2011

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

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Congrats on a stunning winner, Phyllis. #9480492

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful winner! #9480696

Carol Eade level-addict June 23, 2011

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

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 23, 2011

congrats on your beautiful winner, Phyllis. #9480867

Phyllis H. Burchett June 23, 2011

Thanks yall! #9480913

Marcel J. Fernandez June 23, 2011

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

Rona L. Schwarz June 23, 2011

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

Renee Doyle level-classic June 23, 2011

Congrats on another outstanding winner Phyllis!! #9481223

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 24, 2011

gorgeous... congratulations!!! #9481622

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 24, 2011

Congratulations again, Phyllis! WTG! #9481756

Julie Burnett June 24, 2011

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

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 24, 2011

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

jo ann c. #9482146

Robert R. Goodman level-addict June 24, 2011

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

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe June 24, 2011

Congratulations on two wonderful gold awards. #9483037

Phyllis H. Burchett June 24, 2011

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

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 24, 2011

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 June 24, 2011

Wonderful Winner! Well deserved! #9483878

Carol Teal June 24, 2011

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-deluxe June 25, 2011

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

Debra R. Harder June 25, 2011

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

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 26, 2011

And again. Congratulations, Phyllis! #9486688

Mitch Spence level-classic June 26, 2011

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

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 26, 2011

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

UB. #9487308

Phyllis H. Burchett June 26, 2011

Thanks yall!!! ☺ #9488307

Mike Clime June 27, 2011

Congratulations on your winner,Phyllis! #9488752

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 27, 2011

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

Nadia Paul June 29, 2011

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

Merna L. Nobile July 11, 2011

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


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JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe July 13, 2011

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

Linda Boehme level-classic July 15, 2011

Congratulations on this perfect capture! #9531689

Phyllis H. Burchett July 15, 2011

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 May 05, 2011

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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