The true finches are passerine birds in the family Fringillidae. They are predominantly seed-eating songbirds. Most are native to the Northern Hemisphere, but one subfamily is endemic to the Neotropics, one to the Hawaiian Islands, and one subfamily – monotypic at genus level – is found only in the Palaearctic. The scientific name Fringillidae comes from the Latin word fringilla for the common chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) – a member of that last subfamily – which is common in Europe. (From Wikipedia)
Taken at the Bellagio Casino Conservatory.
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holmertz (44496) 2014-08-02 7:27
Dinner is served and the guest of honor has arrived. What a lovely bird, well captured in a nice setting with fine light and good sharpness.
rychem (27534) 2014-08-02 8:35
Very, very nice, beautiful bird with attractive plumage, good light and sharpness, well composed
cornejo (35179) 2014-08-02 10:51
Hello Eleu very good photograph of this beautiful yellow bird, well captured in this interesting image with good sharpness, light and color. Excellent and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy Sunday.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
berek (42998) 2014-08-02 21:34
Beautiful yelow samll bird . İ like lights and shining birds eyes . Good timing and creat
İve picture my friend.
Have nice sunday
Silvio1953 (129414) 2014-08-04 13:19
Ciao Eleu, great capture of lovely bird in nice pose, splendid sharpness, wonderful natural colors and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
adores (40428) 2014-08-10 6:55
It's a beautiful shot of this little bird. I like the composition and specially the light here. You framed him really well.
Miguel82 (26546) 2014-08-10 19:04
It's a good idea to keep birds in a casino section Eleu, beautiful yellow specimen, a brillant close up with an instructive note, regards