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Pink In The Sky, Spoonbill

Taken at the perfect angle for a big pink bird, a light blue background, and nothing else.

I know i’m bias but really, Roseate Spoonbills are just plain elegant. 21 more words

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BIRDS 99 - CHICKEN 2


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I’ve mentioned this little flock of chickens in the village of Stanton Drew before.  They live on what is almost a traffic island, that is raised up to around human eye height above the surrounding roads – so that it is fairly easy to view them eye to eye, down at their level.  210 more words

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A Hostile Takeover, Pelicans

The shrimp boat was tied up for the night, but I think these Pelicans wanted to make sure it didn’t go anywhere without them.

One great thing about these boats is almost everything is a bright, neon, color. 22 more words

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Great Egret

While I do try to keep the environment in my photographs I don’t hide the main subject. Except in cases like this. The wooden pylons provided a little character. 47 more words

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Nest

Nest

Near to the top of the tree

eggs are sitting in their little bed of twigs

safely in a huddle until

the time arises to hatch – with a little help from mum and dad

Acrostic

steal away

“Away, come away:
Empty your heart of its mortal dream.”
–W.B. Yeats

arise, fly–

follow the soundings–

radiant
gravities

beyond paths already crossed–

openings unkeyed… 64 more words

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Egrets At A Marsh

A pair of Great Egrets on the edge of a large marsh. The low light days create both good and bad photographs. Most are just too dim or flat. 48 more words

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