Thursday, April 05, 2007

These ain't lawn ornaments

OK, so these pictures are rubbish, taken as they were at a range of about half a mile through a scope at 60X zoom but hey, bottom line, Caribbean Flamingo is now on my birds seen from the house list!


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It joins about 12 other species on that list and is the 57th national tick since moving here. Much cooler than those plastic lawn flamingos, no?


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Edit: I and the Bird is now up here. I'll have to wait a while to read it as I'm going away for the Easter break.

2 comments:

Dorky Dad said...

I agree. Those are much cooler than lawn ornaments. And they're at the perfect distance, too, because I don't think flamingos SMELL all that good, either.

At least they don't in the zoo. I've never lived with flamingos. Or flamingo lawn ornaments.

tai haku said...

Flamingos do stink a bit its true - they also seem to favour rather malodorous habitat which doesn't help.