Sunday, October 26, 2014

Summer Color

Late July, a male Painted Bunting at the feeder with the ever-present munching squirrel, too.






 Linking to The Bird D'Pot

116 comments:

Sandra said...

they are so exotic and their colors always amaze me... i wonder if FL has colorful birds, wild ones i mean. i have not seen any

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

The electrician working on our house told me I could see one in our area! I'm still on the lookout!! LOL! Until then, I'm enjoying yours. ;) blessings ~ t.

eViL pOp TaRt said...

Such a pretty little bird; a real treat for the eyes. Great pictures!

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Just have to love these beauties!!

Even the females.

I'll be gone most of the day as soon as the sun comes up, so I'll add to this post my thanks for linking up this weekend at I'd Rather B Birdin'.

Enjoy your Sunday Ms. T.

Molly The Wally said...

They are indeed a very pretty species of bird.
Have a serene and easy Sunday.
Best wishes Molly

Julia said...

The pretty little colored bunting looks so small next to that big squerril. Such a sweet little visitor.
Hugs,
JB

valerietilsten59.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful bunting.. stunning colors... amazing how the two just share and dont bother each other.
happy sunday Tex.
val x

Bruce Clark said...

Great colors on these little guys. I have only seen it once at a feeder up here in New England.

Ela said...

They are so beautiful !
Great photos !

Lynn said...

The third pic down... "Hey, do you see that squirrel over there???":@)

Mary Kirkland said...

How pretty! Love the squirrel in the background too.

rainfield61 said...

The squirrel is so big that I could not find it.

Revrunner said...

It's amazing to me that the squirrel can still walk. :-)

Gosia k said...

love your squirrels our are mainly red..

Paula said...

The pretty bird is also brave to be so close to the squirrel and not fly away.

Lois Evensen said...

So pretty! I never get tired of seeing these. :)

Happy Sunday!

Mersad said...

Amazingly fresh colors that lift the spirit.

Mersad
Mersad Donko Photography

Alica said...

What a nice cheery picture to brighten my morning! :)

Beth of ".E." Lizard Breath Speaks said...

cuties. luv the toad below too! have a great weekend. ( :

Kate said...

Those little birds are so spectacular with their colorful plumage!

Joseph Jameson-Gould said...

That squirrel looks like a looming beast. Terrifying!

KB Bear said...

I adore your painted buntings. I think there will never be one here so thanks so much for sharing!

Magia da Inês said...

°.♪♬
Que pássaro lindo!!!!
Plumagem magnífica!

Bom domingo, amiga!
Beijinhos do Brasil.
°.♪♬♫彡

McGuffy Ann Morris said...

Summer colours are so different than Autumn colours, but still beautiful!

thirtysevenandcounting said...

What a gorgeous fellow!

Lindy

EG CameraGirl said...

Amazing colours! I have read that they sometimes come this far north but I have never seen one.

William Kendall said...

Such a difference in size between the bunting and that devious rascal!

RedPat said...

Such a gorgeous bird, Tex!

Mary Hone said...

Love them, and how cute with the squirrel in the back.

S. J. Qualls said...

Good Sunday morning!

don said...

I always enjoy your painted bunting shots so much and always leave a bit jealous that you get to see these and I don't! :-)

holdingmoments said...

Flying rainbows! Stunning looking birds.

Irma said...

They are so beautiful.
Great photos.
Have a wonderful sunday.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Love the bunting.

Feeder-raiding varmints get my goat!
~

Karen Schurr said...

what a beautiful bird. Thanks for stopping by my train post, Theresa. So nice to hear from you, always. Have a sweet day, Dear.

Sylvia K said...

Such a colorful, beautiful bird! And, of course, the squirrels are always there, just as they are here!! Never miss a meal!!

Margaret Adamson said...

Those birds have so pretty colours.

charuhasacharya said...

What a colourful bird! Lovely shots.

Bob Bushell said...

Great images of the Painted Bunting, love him.

Terry and Linda said...

Love your summer birds!!!

Linda
http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com/?s=The+Adventures+of+Fuzzy+and+Boomer&submit=Search
http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

DJan said...

Do they still come around in the fall and winter? I wonder if he's as pretty then. Sure nice in these pics, though.:-)

Jeanne said...

What a pretty little bird!!

Cindy said...

Amazing bird and the colours are sharp, so is that little squirrel with his teeth munching all the time, thanks

Willow said...

My favorite colorful birds ! I know you did this one just for me huh ;)

DIMI said...

Amazing colours Tex!!Great shots!Beautiful bird!!
Dimi...

Miss Val's Creations said...

I always love when you post these little guys. So colorful!

Gail said...

I love these birds. They look as if they belong in a jungle where all colors scream, Look at me!

Georgette Sullins said...

I will never tire of these beautiful birds.

Hilary said...

Those birds are just amazing. You're so lucky that you get to see them as you do. And we're lucky because you share. Thanks for that.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Always love seeing the Painted Bunting.

Crissi said...

What beautiful bird!
Nice evening Crissi

edenhills said...

I always love their bright colors! Thanks for some of that summer cheer.

Karen S. said...

Truly, a very pretty bird!

Small City Scenes said...

Partners!!

karmnik54 said...

Piękne kolory:)

Marit Sønstebø said...

Lovely colors!

Black Jack's Carol said...

I think your (absolutely gorgeous) bunting is having a little heart-to-heart with the squirrel :)

maryaustria said...

These colors are amazing! A beautiful bird and wonderful shots!

Jen said...

I still haven't seen one. Yours is beautiful.

eileeninmd said...

AHHH Yes, beautiful colors.. Great shot of the Painted Bunting. Another one of my favorite birds.. Happy Sunday!

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

The colors of these beautiful birds are amazing. Nature still gives us the best show!!
Great pics.

Felicia said...

nice series of colorful images.

Stephanie said...

Beautiful colors on this bird.

Pamela Gordon said...

Nice pics of the painted bunting and just look at that silly squirrel right in the feeder! lol

Sally Crowe said...

Such pretty colors, as always.

Farm Girl said...

Such a pretty guy. I like the pictures of Mr. Mooching squirrel in the background.

LisaS said...

Amazing colors on that little bird!

magnoliasntea said...

Beautiful bunting! I've never seen one in person so these are really a treat. Have a great day!

Jeanne said...

Love the painted bunting and what a joy to see them right at your feeder. Your squirrel looks pretty self absorbed. Happy Sunday to you!

Blackberry Lane said...

So pretty. That goofy squirrel just had to get in the photo!!!!! Have a good evening. Mildred

Leovi Leovi said...

Beautiful colors, I love this beautiful bird!

Brian King said...

Very handsome little guy!

Stephen Hayes said...

Do birds and squirrels ever fight?

nookworm said...

Sure wish I could find one of these in the wild.

A Quiet Corner said...

You are sooooo lucky to have these guys stop by!!...:)JP

Red said...

Very colorful and nice to see.

ImSoVintage Laura Walker said...

Such a beautiful littl.e bird

The Queen Jester said...

I can hardly wait until I see one for real - they are so stunning.

Our photos said...

I love the colors of this bird !

messymimi said...

Their colors never cease to amaze me.

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

That handsome bird still doesn't look real to me, amazing colors and so fun to see!

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Theresa, Such a handsome colorful bird! I am envious. Yes, you are quite the hostess for your squirrel buddies, too! Have a great coming week!

bailey-road.com said...

What a gorgeous little bird. Yes, the squirrel's cute too.

Michelle said...

Nice to see he is getting a snack....and the squirrel too!

Cloudia said...

Wonders of nature - including the lurker LOL




ALOHA from Honolulu
ComfortSpiral
=^..^= . <3

Kerry said...

A spectacular bird! Jealous.

Ms. A said...

I sure hope to be able to see one of these for myself someday! Love yours!

Stacy said...

Just discovered your blog. I like you, TexWisGirl. Nice to meet you. xo

Grantham Lynn said...

Beautiful colors! Thanks for coming by. Sorry I missed the party! I've just had a time of it. Went to a horse show today! Oh the fences I saw. But, no camera! Hopefully my daughter got some fences in her shots! I'll be borrowing her's off FB. Have a great week! We have a show next Saturday. I am taking the camera!

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Theresa,
Lovely Painted Bunting photos; regardless that munching squirrel in the background.
Hugs,
Mariette

Tina Fariss Barbour said...

He is such a beauty! I wonder what he and the other birds think of the "ever munching squirrel"?

Randy said...

Beautiful visitor.

Susan said...

I looked through your photos, they are all awesome! I got a new lense, so maybe I'll be able to finally get some bird pictures!

DeniseinVA said...

These birds are so darned cute, and the squirrel in the background too. Glad you got him in your photos, which are great :)

Judy said...

I just love when you post these birds.

Evelyn S. said...

I would be so excited to see a bird with all that color!!! :-)

Gert said...

Very cool...love those birds (and of course the squirrel!)

Paul said...

Looks like a refugee from an explosion in a paint factory! :)

Love your pictures of these colorful birds!

Linda said...

I'd like to see one of those!

Karen said...

Ijust love this bird!

Rita said...

Always makes me think I should get out my paint pallet! ;)

Fjällripan said...

Love their coulors!

Eva Marie O'Brien said...

Beautiful colours, and cool to see the shadows of the bigger squirrel in the background.

NatureFootstep said...

I love the colors of this bird. :)

Lynne said...

I doubt there is any other bird as beautiful as the Painted Bunting . . . lucky you, lucky us!

MarkD60 said...

"Ever Present Munching Squirrel" I'm going to have to look that species up.
Beautiful bird though!

Marie said...

So lovely! I always adored that spot of color in my summer yard when we lived there...beautiful!

Cheri Savory Spoon said...

Have never seen such a colorful wild bird before, very nice!

Indrani said...

Nice colors, a good catch.

Gunilla Bäck said...

He's a handsome fellow and the squirrel is cute as well.

Helma said...

Just beautiful. The beautiful colored bird at the feeder silo and behind the squirrel:-)

orchid Miyako said...

Dearest Theresa, first of all I AM so sorry that I missed some of your previous your posts. I finally started to catching up commenting -:)

What a colorful Painted Bunting pictures from summer♪♪♪ I love the blurry 'ever-present munching squirrel' so much :-)

Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

Laura. M said...

Pretty colors !!!

Gail Dixon said...

Beautiful! Wish they would come to our feeders. Maybe I need to buy some feed from you.

Mary Cromer said...

Gorgeous Painted Bunting and I am sure that that squirrel, was pretty cute too ;)

Rory Bore said...

gorgeous colouring! I only seem to get chickadees and crows to my feeder. and definitely squirrels.

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