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#365 Day 97 - Feather

Guinea-fowl Feather – watercolour of the day #97 – 08 May 2016

Watercolour on 300gm Bockingford – 130 x 100mm

I picked up this feather at our gate this morning and decided to paint it for today’s watercolour. 187 more words


Uninvited guest

“Steady on! This is a well known MUSCOVY perch buster! Are you a Muscovy? No, didn’t think so, no self respecting Muscovy would sport a hat like yours!” 16 more words


Crested Guineafowl

Take Our Poll

Today we have something colorful and fowl based on your votes. In this case, it translates to a type of guinea hen as this is the bird that we plan to serve on Christmas for the first time. 398 more words


Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum)

Quite possibly the strangest looking bird that I’ve so far encountered may be the Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum) which, to my mind, looks like a slightly bemused alien life-form! 10 more words


Lord's Avian Wonders - A Christmas Turkey?

“The works of the LORD are great, Studied by all who have pleasure in them.” (Psalms 111:2 NKJV)

While updating our passes at Lowry Park Zoo last week, I found this startled “Turkey” insisting that he was not a “Turkey”

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Guard turkeys

One of the gardens I work in I refer to – possibly slightly rudely – as the chicken garden, mainly because whenever I go there I am surrounded by a bevy of under-gardeners in the form of a dozen or so hens. 539 more words

Self Sufficiency

We are here to Look at You

The show ground is a place to go and stare. At companies, their products and most importantly the animals. We gawk in front of these creatures for nearly hours without moving. 66 more words