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I glanced out the window as darkness fell….
So I glanced out the window in the early afternoon and saw big ‘somethings’ moving around in the brush behind my neighbor’s shed. Moving to a better vantage point allowed me to see that there were TURKEYS back there! I’ve not had turkeys in my backyard before. I ran for the camera.
There has been a lot of drilling and fracking in our area which means A LOT of lost habitat for the animals. Makes me wonder what will head our way next.
It snowed last night. But the worst was yet to come. Today brought a cold, cold wind. With wind chill it was 1 degree Farenheit (-17 celsius) outside. Not my favorite kind of day! I bird watched awhile before having to suck it up and take the energizer bunny (Ryder) out for his daily chase session. Enjoy the pics!
And then it was time for me to bundle up, grit my teeth and get out the door.
My final pictures are of Bateleur Eagles. Having a ‘near threatened’ status, this African eagle prefers open woodlands and tree savannas. They are a medium-sized eagle with a wingspan of 5 to 6 feet. While viewing them, I watched them perform some type of ritual that was interesting and beautiful. While most of the pictures are of the eagle closest to me, both were involved.
These actions were repeated several times. Such beautiful birds!
And, of course, to end one’s trip to the Aviary, one must purchase souvenirs.
That’s it! Hope you enjoyed the pics!
Here are some more of the 72 pictures I took at the aviary. 😀
I love watching the birds working with their trainers.
Next up will be the Bateleur Eagles and, of course, souvenirs!
Saver went to meet a friend in the Big City in the weeks before she left. I was to play chauffeur into the City and decided to treat myself to a side trip to the Aviary. I do love birds.
Hope you’re enjoying the birdies. Part two coming soon.