Tiny, here, with the German falcon emblem on his head was a tickle on my arm. Smaller than a green pea. I put him down on the black 1 1/2" handrail along the river at Lewis park. Could I get a macro with this klunky 70 - 300mm f4 glass? Well....just barely. Cute little rascal soaking up heat from the handrail.
Here is a young turkey in his prime. Not a thanksgiving turkey..[yuk!], but a janitor turkey who does a wonderful clean up job for us every day and does it for free! Hope Monsanto chemicals do not reach these birds like they hit our honey bees. If that happens we will be knee deep in serious Kaka.
PS: Steve, They finally discovered the fish cleanings. I hope you get some shots in. TG
The young ones like to play in old row boats half full of water just like kids.
Rare to find these secretive birds more used to people. These young, [all five ],
were born near our Airpark marina. So lucky for us with cameras.
This pond is only about 400 yards from the sea shore in a small park in Comox B.C.
Other inland ponds have lilly pad blooms in yellow yet there are no button like centers to them. A new variety to my eyes at least.