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Posted on 06/10/2012 7:34:22 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER
More from my Easter Day shoot.
The Roseate Spoonbills have gone from scarce to fairly common in recent years. This one was gathering Red cedar for nest material.
The little Snowy Egret was very carefully checking out eggs.
Even though I live in Fl, I enjoy your pics. Thanks!!
Beautiful, as always. How is your new eye? Still enjoying it? /silly questions. When is your next appointment? /not a silly question
Great shots, as always! :-)
With my right eye working 100% the left eye is an obvious drag.
I took the right lens out of my glasses but things are still unbalanced.
Outstanding photos. Love em.
Im recovering right now from surgey on my right eye for a detached retina. been 10 days and showing improvement every day. good luck to you Sir
Thanks for starting off our Sunday so beautifully SWAMPSNIPER.
Great start to the Sunday. Thanks, Swampsniper.
Amazingly beautiful creatures. Thanks for posting.
Thank you for this gift of beauty, Swampy. The blush colored bird is my favorite. Are the eyes a pinkish red as well? Such a beautiful color. Hugs, Mom
Red eyes are standard equipment on some birds, with others the eyes change color in breeding season. It’s a deep ruby red, really intense.
The bird is just beautiful. I have to laugh because I showed the picture to my six year old. She swears the bird is getting a sunburn. LOL!!
More thanks to you, my FRiend!
The Spoonbills and Flamingos feed by straining small crustaceans out of the mud. The beaks are highly specialized for it.
Lovely! Beautifulness! Looks like *tending the nest* is testament to *a woman’s work is never done.* :)
I waiting too long after the detachment for surgery, and I didn't do a great job of staying on my belly during recovery.
I ended up buying a massage chair to sit in and do computer work. Well worth it.
Improvements are slow but continuous. Stay on your belly. Sleep a lot. Take care of yourself.
I love your pics! They are simply amazing. Thank you so much.
Beautiful pictures as always!
The info on the birds,,,to quote Dr.Spock “Fascinating!”.
Thank you SO MUCH for these great photos and so many others in the past! I always enjoy them.
Continued prayers for your second eye to come out as successful as the first (or even more so!).
God Bless you, Sir, and may He grant you enjoy many, many wonderful years with your improved vision.
And please keep sending us pics!!
Again, thank you!
Gorgeous and awe-inspiring, as always, FRiend.
So much dignified looking intelligence in the Roseate Spoonbill’s eyes. Amazing creatures!
Sending prayers for your next surgery!
Here is a cattle egret in the brown feather, yellow beak, and yellow eyes phase. This one is from Lake Martin in Louisiana, and it is holding a stick insect. It played with the insect a long time, then finally dropped it in the grass and walked off. Does anyone know what kind of stick insect this is? Any help would be appreciated.
Here is a picture of a cattle egret in the brown feather, red eyes, purple lores, and red and yellow beak phase. This was taken at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm a few weeks ago.
Thank You! They are better than ever. I imagine having eye surgery has made your outings fun again.
Where is the worm coming from?!!!
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