Peggy C's photos with the feathers

The Looks . . .

The Looks . . .
of Mr House Finch ..
a colorful fellow ..
both in song and feathers ..
today was the 'song of don't go close to the nest ' ..
yesterday ..
got TOLD off ..
am supposed to know he was flying in with supper ~
at least now I know his concert song ..
warning c…
Added on April 13, 2016

Once upon a time -

there was music that filled the air -
it floated though your hair -
swirled -
got stuck in your pockets -
sounded like an Avian Symphony -

but -

oh, that did it -
that part wasn't a song -
it was a 'yuk,yuk,yuk,yuk' -
like Curly on t…
Added on April 22, 2014

.. hello to you too !

.. hello to you too !
- perched in the Emanon tree
- just outside the kitchen window
- Mr Robin .. he is either
- Chubby or Bubba
- not sure



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Added on February 11, 2014

- being watched

- being watched
from the top of a light pole ..
not one sound did he make ..
but he missed none of my movements ..
several vultures were scouting behind him ..
not sure of his particular duties in the ladder ..
fascinating bird ..
does a needed job ..

all these shots ar…
Added on January 23, 2012

Limpkin long-legs . .

Limpkin long-legs . .
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limpkin "The Alphabet Site" -- letter 'L'

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Limpkin/id
.. wonderful experience to watch this Limpkin --- usually hang around long enough to get decent shots, too!

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Added on August 18, 2013

my name is -

my name is -
.. white feathers
.. cooling off/bathing
.. any idea who this is ?
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- cropped/framed/watermark -- only

( Egret )
Added on July 13, 2013

It's a great day...

It's a great day...
over head.. who knows what will fly-by ?

there is a preserve not far and Swallowtail Kites frequently are in residence ..

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Added on April 25, 2009

There goes the neighborhood !

There goes the neighborhood !
- minding my own business
- looking for some snacks
- then, these two fly in
- geesh
- can't they get a room
- there's a Bird-Drop-Inn
- just around the corner !

- sigh

-SOOC


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- since Limpkins are usually lone birds, thought this…
Added on February 20, 2012

Go ! At least ...

Go !  At least ...
you can leave me with some dignity ..

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^SOOC
Added on April  4, 2010

Snoooooze.....

Snoooooze.....
guess this is a goose-recharging-nap ..
lots of noise and confusion all around ..
but, this one had to get some zzz's...

^SOOC

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Added on November 23, 2009

Loud !

Loud !
.. but beautiful is the Peacock !

.. at New River Zoo ( Fleetwood NC )
.. all animals are rescued
.. small and very enjoyable
.. guide (when we went) was Micah
.. a German Shepherd
SOOC / Straight out of camera / no edits

1 note added

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Added on June 18, 2009

To catch a mallard...

To catch a mallard...
or three in flight...
also have trees coming and going ...
no enhancement..

just cropped a bit for size ..

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Added on November 15, 2009

- not just any

- not just any
ducks ..
Black Bellied Whistling ducks ..
they seem so proper ..
the way they lean back on their heels [ if ducks have heels ] ..
don't make as much noise / chatter as do Mallards or Pekin ducks ..
but, they don't miss a thing ..
including one who is alwa…
Added on April  3, 2013

The hunt . .

The hunt . .
in blue feathers ..
close to the lake shore ..
he took his time ..
stopping to look ..
listen ..
slowly move those long legs ..

it is easier to photograph here ..
since much of the reeds / grasses ....
have been cut back ..
but, it seems harder for thes…
Added on April 28, 2012

You wouldn't believe where ..

You wouldn't believe where ..
this shot was taken ..
or ..
maybe you would ..
remember the macro of the Great Blue Heron ..
looked like a statue ..
just a few feathers ..
moving in the breeze ..

that same lake ..
is where this Fancy Feathered Fowl ..
was spotted ..

you never know ~…
Added on April  4, 2012

Splash-Splash !

Splash-Splash !
Moorhen style ..
this is the same one ..
appears to be having fun ..
though probably just a normal thing for a Moorhen ..
he was really fast ..
going beneath the lake ..
or looking like he was doing a side-stroke !


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Added on February 20, 2012

Territory ..

Territory ..
and don't come back !

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(do believe they are building a nest near this area)

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Moorhen

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Common_Moorhen/id/ac
(some calls in this link)
Added on February 27, 2012

Short - at the time ..

Short - at the time ..
. when I saw this GBH, thought it must be a statue
. had seen one just a few minutes ago
. but, no, this was just a GBH - shorter
. look at his legs
. from his body down to the mulch
. then, look to find the feet
. amazing
. through the nictitating membra…
Added on February 24, 2012