Friday, April 20, 2012

Zoo

Although I love a good visit to a zoo, I really prefer the more natural surroundings and the thrill-of-the-hunt feel of a wildlife refuge. While you are not guaranteed to see animals, catching sight of a fine furry beast or showy bird is more rewarding. This image was captured at Famosa Slough in San Diego, CA during a day trip over Easter weekend. I love his wide-legged stance.

12 comments:

  1. Great capture! Looks like he is ready to take off.

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  2. he looks like a guy taking care of business (excuse me but I live in France)this is not an unatural side of the road sight, however they are are a bit more discreet than your little fellow, beautiful photo comical too...

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  3. OMG...I agree with Lynn...now I can't look at the photo without giggling! Great bird capture!

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  4. It's a great picture and I love it, but I agree with Lynn, also.

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  5. I like the extraordinary yellow of the eye and the beak.

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  6. fun, great angle that shows it's standing pose very well

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  7. I am with you on the wildlife pics...I just need to get out more lol OUr annual Estes Park trip is coming up the first week of June...counting the days!

    I love this guy...a great image! He looks like he has posed for a pic or two!

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  8. Hi Val,
    Awesome picture! It does look like you caught him in the act of doing his business. lol Have a great day!

    Sherrie

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  9. lol I was thinking the same as Sherrie....great capture

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  10. It seems to be relieved :-) I love how sharp the eye and beak are

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  11. Had to laugh because this bird's pose reminds me of the classic Marilyn Monroe photo with her dress flying in the air. :D))

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