© Terry A. Stoa


Uploaded: April 26, 2017 10:14:44 | Entered: April 26, 2017 10:19:25


Shot on a tripod and using a wireless shutter release. The camera was just 4 feet away from the birdhouse - but I was about 50 feet away relaxing in a portable chair.

There are 4 little ones in the nest, so there's a constant flurry of activity with the female and male bringing a variety of insects to the little ones.

1/2000-sec, f/3.5, ISO 800, 100mm macro f/2.8


Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe April 26, 2017

Fantastic action capture, love it! #1684982

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures April 26, 2017

Just a spectacular shot and so skilful Terry!!! Great timing!! #11587318

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic April 26, 2017

Perfect long-distance "click," Terry! I love the bluebirds. Hope they return again this year. Great shot!!! #11587377

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic April 27, 2017

Wow, what a beautiful stop action shot! #11587620

Mitch Spence level-classic April 28, 2017

Wonderful stuff, Terry. The midair capture is perfection. #11587843

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic May 31, 2017

Congratulations on your Finalist! #11602438

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures May 31, 2017

Skilful shot and Finalist Terry, congratulations and good luck in the gold round!! #11602465

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures June 01, 2017

Huge congratulations Terry on winning gold!! #11602758

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic June 01, 2017

Terry, congratulations on your Second Place Gold! #11602824

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 01, 2017

Beautifully timed and captured, Terry! Congratulations! #11602845

Michele Peterson level-classic June 01, 2017

Congratulations, Terry! A wonderfully timed and captured action shot of this pair! #11603091

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic June 02, 2017

Congratulations on your gold winner! #11603622

Teresa L. Brooks June 02, 2017

Congratulations, Terry #11603916

Peggy Pfister level-classic June 15, 2017

Congrats on this amazing capture and winner, Terry! #11608903

Terry A. Stoa June 15, 2017

Thanks, all! #11608934

Terry A. Stoa June 15, 2017 1

Thanks, all! #11608935

Leslie McLain level-classic July 05, 2017

Congrats on a fantastic POTD and winner, Terry. #11617237

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 05, 2017

What a great moment you caught here with the one arriving and the other eagerly anticipating his or her chance to get out and run to the store :) Congratulations on the win and the POTD. #11617243

Carol Quina level-classic July 05, 2017

Congratulations Terry on your POTD for this awesome, winning shot. #11617244

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic July 05, 2017

Fantastic set-up and resulting image, Terry! I had an opportunity to photograph a pair of bluebirds at my mom's house this spring but didn't do nearly as well as you did!! #11617249

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic July 05, 2017

Fantastic set-up and resulting image, Terry! I had an opportunity to photograph a pair of bluebirds at my mom's house this spring but didn't do nearly as well as you did!! #11617251

Vicki J. Mudd July 05, 2017

Amazing photo, Terry! Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD! #11617258

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic July 05, 2017

Congratulations on this cute and cleverly titled POTD, Terry! #11617264

Bob Cournoyer level-classic July 05, 2017

Great image....Congrats, Terry, on your POTD... :-) #11617287

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 05, 2017

WOW!!! CONGRATULATIONS, this is awesome!!! <>< #11617305

Mitch Spence level-classic July 05, 2017

I do love this marvelous image, Terry. Congratulations on your double gold. #11617314

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic July 05, 2017

Congrats on the POTD! #11617320

Chuck Green level-classic July 05, 2017

Tractor beam for docking? Congrats on your super Winner and POTD, Terry! <>< #11617368

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 05, 2017

Oh my GOSH! Terry! This is so good! WOW!
Big congrats on the GOLD!
-Laura Swan :) #11617392

Michele Peterson level-classic July 05, 2017

I still love this one, with perfect timing at it's best!
Congratulations on the POTD! #11617412

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 05, 2017

Congrats once again! #11617445

Teresa L. Brooks July 06, 2017

Congrats on your double gold, Terry. #11617541

Daniella Puente July 06, 2017

Fantastic Terry! #11617592

Terry A. Stoa July 06, 2017 1

Thanks, all, for the very nice comments. I appreciate that you've taken the time to leave me a note! #11617708

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures July 08, 2017

Congratulations on your double gold winner Terry!! #11618345

Terry A. Stoa July 08, 2017

Thank you, John! #11618349

Martha R. Mazon level-classic July 10, 2017

Congratulations on this fantastic POTD, Terry! I'm not sure how I missed this last Wednesday! #11618676

Terry A. Stoa July 18, 2017

Thanks, Martha! I appreciate the kind words. #11621404

Janet Daniel September 09, 2017

Congratulations, Terry! This is such a marvelous image! #11639180

Terry A. Stoa September 09, 2017

Thanks, Janet. It was a fun shooting event and I was pleased with the results - especially this one! #11639244

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