Thursday, April 27, 2006

funny look from a pigeon

UPDATE: Several people have suggested I stop calling this poor bird a pigeon. It's a Dove. Sorry, bird.

The picture above is a typical pigeon. They usually don't sup at my little bird restaurant but I suspect this meal had more to do with escaping the rain than eating a few seeds. Perhaps it was that spirit of independance that prompted this bird to give me the look below. Or maybe it's just a geeky pigeon.


Blogger loong said...

normally when I tried to snap a shot on birds, they fly away, how did u do that? Do u breed them?

3:51 AM  
Blogger Galli Galli Sim Sim said...

You a morning dove there not a pidgeon. I am in NYC...I know from pidgeons.

5:14 PM  
Anonymous Tricia said...

Looks like a mourning dove. Nice pictures!

6:47 PM  
Anonymous Laura said...

It's hard to find a dove in such a beautiful photograph, but I think you've captured it!! Loved the cardinal pict too. awesome!

7:53 PM  
Anonymous Last Girl On Earth said...

Great pictures. Thanks for sharing! Michele sent me and I'm glad she did!

1:39 AM  
Blogger Shane said...

that's one pudgy dove - maybe she's got a cluster of eggs.

1:55 AM  
Blogger Jessica said...

I love that bottom pic! It looks like it's just begging for someone to love it.
Michelle sent me.

2:09 AM  
Anonymous christina said...

Beautiful pictures! The birdy looks tame!
and Hello, Michele sent me!

2:35 AM  
Blogger Ravvy said...

Pidgeon or Dove, they both annoyingly coo, and they both look the same when they get hit by a car *unintentionally of course*

Love your blog!!!
Thanks for stopping by my blog!
I SERIOUSLY tell you to go visit those places... as a 4WD freak, i found them intriguing, exciting, adventourous, and most of all... AMAZING!! i believe in the Gawler Rangers just north of Wirrulla had some AMAZING rock formations, and the SkyTrek Tour just north of Wilpena Pound had the most awesome scenery and you could see for MILES!

Go your heart out!
i plan on revisiting your blog again!

4:31 AM  
Blogger Jean-Luc Picard said...

Well taken pictures, Daisy!

Michele sent me here.

5:40 AM  
Blogger craziequeen said...

What a cute little dove..... :-) I do so prefer my wildlife outdoors :-)

Michele sent me


5:52 AM  
Blogger Nic said...

I am digging the nature pics. Very cool! And it is indeed a morning dove. We have them by the ton in our back yard here - they have gotten to be almost as abnoxious as the pidgeons that accompany them. But they sound much prettier in the mornings than the pidgeons. LOL!

Hi from Michele.

7:31 AM  
Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

FABULOUS pictures! I love that you were able to get so close...And yes, as many have said, this is a dove! Very very sweet this dove.
Here from Michele today!

3:27 PM  
Blogger JIN said...

I thought Dove comes in white.

3:43 PM  
Blogger margalit said...

It's a dove all right. But I think doves and pidgeons are closely related. I can't recall how but they sure do look similar. They don't have exactly the same call, though. We have doves that live in a nest off our front porch and they tend to be quiet coo-ers. And very gentile.

Here via Michele

11:56 PM  

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