There I was, photographing a pair of Red-winged hawks at one of our local churches.
But I was clearly distracted.
I kept hearing this sound behind me.
A pleasant, yet persistant chirping sound.
Finally I turned, and looked up.
And there he was, the tiny culprit!
It was a young house finch, cute as a button; looking straight at me and cocking his head to one side.
Don’t you think I am worth even just one photograph?? he said to me.
Look at me, look at me! I’m every bit as charming as those Red-Taileds you see!
He surely was.
And more than worthy of all 50 shots that I took of him, with all his charms.
And then, away he flew, calling to me over his shoulder, Let me know when my Audubon cover will be out on newsstands!