One of my favorite subjects to photograph is birds in snow.This past December there were reports of a Mountain bluebird four miles from where I live. I thought the vibrant blue color of the bird in the white snow would make a nice photo. I tried looking for the bird a number of times with no luck, when I returned home I saw others photos of the bird. The fifth time I went to look for the bird the conditions were more favorable: I had more time, it was a mostly cloudy day, and it was warmer. I did get some photos of the bird in the snow, but my favorite was this one with the bird perched on a small branch next to the pond.