Trilling times

When the silence of winter

Gives way to a wall of constant

Singing, trilling, warbling and chirping

By the birds of spring —

That, my friends, is a thing of wonder

And beauty.

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65 responses

  1. How stunning…wonderful capture of feathers and sky, tones and light.

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    May 19, 2012 at 17:44

  2. TexWisGirl

    love it! 🙂

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    May 19, 2012 at 17:45

  3. I do love your “cheep trills” and what a great way to start my weekend!! Beautiful capture as always!!

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    May 19, 2012 at 18:03

  4. Beautiful image, I love listening to sounds of the spring birds. Thanks for sharing, hope you are having a great weekend!

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    May 19, 2012 at 18:13

  5. What a beautiful image! I love the soft colours and silhouette.

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    May 19, 2012 at 18:18

  6. Lady Fi,
    the pink hue is glorious. The birds are magicaL.

    –The only thing missing is that big red dog! 🙂 xx

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    May 19, 2012 at 18:24

  7. Fantastic capture of little birds on the tree.

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    May 19, 2012 at 18:29

  8. Wonderful post !

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    May 19, 2012 at 18:42

  9. That is an extraordinary photo! Just gorgeous!

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    May 19, 2012 at 18:46

  10. They closely resemble our Cape Sparrow. Wonderful shot. The background colour is so striking.

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    May 19, 2012 at 18:50

  11. how beautiful! love it…

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    May 19, 2012 at 18:53

  12. A beautiful shot!
    The color is so lovely!

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    May 19, 2012 at 19:08

  13. Oh my goodness – this is absolutely breathtaking! So beautiful!

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    May 19, 2012 at 20:04

  14. wow love the back ground colors in this…and that is an awesome kind of wonder full of new live and living…

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    May 19, 2012 at 20:11

  15. What beautiful tones of purple and pink. So soothing!

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    May 19, 2012 at 20:17

  16. fantastic pic! 🙂

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    May 19, 2012 at 20:19

  17. Great picture with nice colours, top job!

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    May 19, 2012 at 21:05

  18. Bob

    The two sparrows among the mauve setting, is a superb photo.

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    May 19, 2012 at 21:14

  19. I am so glad chirping is going on in your neck of the wood, LadyFi Enjoy your week-end 🙂

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    May 19, 2012 at 21:23

  20. Cheap cheap cheap I can take. It’s when the thrush sits on the eaves above my window and belts out her endless repertoire at 4 am I get cross.

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    May 19, 2012 at 21:41

  21. Riet

    That is a beautiful photo, love the color.

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    May 19, 2012 at 21:53

  22. imac

    Singing their hearts out.

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    May 19, 2012 at 22:11

  23. What a sweet, wonderful composition — just like a painting!

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    May 19, 2012 at 22:22

  24. Fantastic shot of the birds! Love the colors in behind!

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    May 19, 2012 at 23:17

  25. Surrounded by pink and enchanting.

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    May 20, 2012 at 00:03

  26. Your photo is a thing of beauty, too, Fiona. Yes, isn’t it nice when the winter blasts are gone and the trees are filled with birdsong?
    K

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    May 20, 2012 at 00:14

  27. Ash

    I love the pink and lavender sky, gorgeous photo!

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    May 20, 2012 at 00:21

  28. How beautiful. Some form of sparrow?

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    May 20, 2012 at 00:38

  29. Pat

    Beautiful!

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    May 20, 2012 at 00:43

  30. Bird song, one of nature’s complete delights, and this is a beautiful photo!

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    May 20, 2012 at 01:58

  31. jbcuvelier

    Trilling must be thrilling!! That photo sure is, Fiona!

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    May 20, 2012 at 02:03

  32. The colors and lighting are gorgeous!!

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    May 20, 2012 at 03:57

  33. The birds and the color are awesome. Have a great weekend. 🙂

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    May 20, 2012 at 04:14

  34. This is a marvelous photo.

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    May 20, 2012 at 05:27

  35. Love the colors on the background.

    Come and see the cicada in my critter entry.

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    May 20, 2012 at 05:48

  36. Wow Wow Wonder!

    Friendly Aloha from Waikiki
    Comfort Spiral

    >

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    May 20, 2012 at 06:08

  37. Jeevan

    That’s cute and excellent shot! The birds resembles our house sparrows but i guess they are.

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    May 20, 2012 at 08:49

  38. awww, yet another magical photo!

    hope ypur weekend is going super.

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    May 20, 2012 at 09:21

  39. There’s always wonderful connections between your poems and images, ladyfi. I hear singing, trilling, warbling, and chirping in the spring daybreak.

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    May 20, 2012 at 09:47

  40. A wonder world …. Just gorgeous!

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    May 20, 2012 at 11:09

  41. jcosmonewbery

    I love a cheap trill.

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    May 20, 2012 at 13:04

  42. What a great set of words and a great picture of the sparrows.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Australia

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    May 20, 2012 at 13:23

  43. Sparrow – correct?
    They are cute.

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    May 20, 2012 at 14:15

  44. Very natural and splendid shot! Adorable…

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    May 20, 2012 at 15:01

  45. absolutely beautiful 🙂

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    May 20, 2012 at 16:07

  46. Zuzana

    Oh yes, the sentiments of spring.;) Beautiful capture.;) We have a taste of summer today, with about 23C and full sun, no wind. Lovely.;)
    xoxo

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    May 20, 2012 at 17:27

  47. The sudden cacophony of birdsong! It’s one of my favorite things.

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    May 20, 2012 at 17:31

  48. Lovely colorful spectacle, Lady Fi:)

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    May 20, 2012 at 17:59

  49. Anonymous

    Sometimes I get camera envy when I see your pics, Fi. Especially ones like this. I have to get really close to take pics of birds and then of course they fly away!

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    May 20, 2012 at 19:15

  50. Beautiful photographs, fantastic colours. I am greeting

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    May 20, 2012 at 19:43

  51. It is indeed wonderful to hear the birds again!

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    May 20, 2012 at 22:45

  52. I so want to live in your world of beauty….

    Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

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    May 21, 2012 at 03:40

  53. This picture left me speechless!

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    May 21, 2012 at 06:15

  54. It sounds like their trilling echo throughout pink and purple hued forests.

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    May 21, 2012 at 10:43

  55. Every time I think you’ve outdone yourself with the colors in your skies, you come up with a new one!!!

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    May 21, 2012 at 23:00

  56. I’m hearing one rather raucous bird right now. Windows open with birds chirping, only thing better is the sound of peepers and other pond sounds.

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    May 22, 2012 at 12:47

  57. Seems that I can hear the birds singing. And I love the backround colours.

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    May 22, 2012 at 16:15

  58. wonderful photo. I just love it

    the contrast, the branches and the birds is just amazing

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    May 23, 2012 at 05:23

  59. I love the contrast of the twigs and soft pinks… aren’t birds beautiful? I live in the countryside and they can get quite noisy (sorry, chirpy!!) at times!

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    May 23, 2012 at 10:10

  60. What a piece of art! I love this photograph!!!

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    May 25, 2012 at 10:42

  61. Yes, such a beautiful and wondrous thing! What a lovely photo!

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    May 28, 2012 at 07:01

  62. Fantastic light of the sky behind and a beautiful scene! 🙂
    You are good! 🙂

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    May 30, 2012 at 00:54

  63. Those colors remind me of cotton candy…. WONDERFUL!

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    May 30, 2012 at 17:20

  64. Oh Fiona, this is just lovely.

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    June 5, 2012 at 04:18

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