07 January 2014

Waxwings







Waxwings seen 31.10.2013 on one of my
lunch break walks around Töölönlahti
in the center of Helsinki.

I'm linking to Wild Bird Wednesday.


54 comments:

  1. They're so pretty. And to see them foraging in the colorful berries makes for some beautiful photography!

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    1. Thank you Anni! It was a very beautiful day.

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  2. Oh I adore Cedar Waxwings and these are splendid images!

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  3. Wonderful bird pictures save my evening after a terrible and sad day.
    Thank you :-)

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    1. Thank you Mascha, I'm glad you enjoyed them!

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  4. Wonderful ! Dinner time? :)
    Have a nice evening!

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    1. Thank you Ileana! Have a lovely evening!

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  5. Flotte bilder av sidensvansen!

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  6. Lovely bird and nice photo's.

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  7. Marvelous photos of this little one. Great ! Great ! Great !
    Best regards, Synnöve

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  8. These are awesome photos! I would love to see a Waxwing!

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  9. Well clearly the Cedar Waxwing is worldwide ... and what a beautiful bird for all to see. Great pictures ...even the berries are beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

    Andrea @ From The Sol

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  10. Fantastiskt vackra bilder på sidensvansen!!!

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  11. Gunilla, you have a luck! Very nice birds!
    Have a nice evening,
    Daniela

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    1. Thank you Daniela! I was very lucky. This was the only time I saw them.

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  12. lucky you to see these beauties!

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    1. Thank you Theresa! It was the only time I saw them.

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  13. Super images Gunilla. I read that we may not get any visiting Waxwings this Winter as you have too much wild fruit and berries for them and they just won't bother to fly South West.

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    1. Thank you Roy! I only saw them once. They cleaned out the trees and moved on.

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  14. Brilliant photo and a very nice looking bird

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  15. Se los ve hermosos con su cresta y esa pincelada amarilla en la cola. Un saludo,

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  16. härliga bilder på sidensvansen. Jag har bara sett dom en gång och då i toppen på ett träd.

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    1. Tack Monica! Jag såg dem också bara en gång innan de drog vidare.

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  17. Ein hübscher Vogel, sehr schöne Fotos!!!

    LG Mathilda

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  18. I love these beautiful birds, Lovely photos! Enjoy your week ahead!

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  19. wonderful birds for you to see and photograph to share Gunilla (the scenery on your blog is so pretty)

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  20. HI Gunilla Fantastic shots of all the birds. We still have not had them here this year yet and you had them in October!

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    1. Thank you Margaret! I think we had less berries than usual and they moved on quickly.

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  21. I love waxwings! Can still remember how exciting it was to see my first ones, feeding each other holly berries in our backyard. A beautiful set of pictures. Thank you.

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    1. Thank you Sallie! They are lovely birds to see.

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  22. Love the Waxwings Gunilla, we haven't had that many here in the UK this winter.
    All the best Gordon.

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  23. Great photos! I have yet to see a Waxwing... Someday :)

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    1. Thank you Rebecca! I don't see them often either.

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  24. They are such beautiful birds! I've seen them only once.

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    1. Thank you Pat! I don't see them often either.

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  25. Wow, very great photos of such a beautiful bird, dear Gunilla!!! I never have seen Waxwings before.

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  26. I love when we can see these birds up close.....yesterday a whole flock shot out of a tree from a distance:) You have great images here.

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