Thursday, August 16, 2007

Flying Critters

It can be fun and challenging to take pictures of birds, as I have learned since I tried my luck to catch them with my camera over the past few weeks. Spotting them requires patience and a keen eye, and most of the time I just fumble with the camera and find that they've flown away.

However, I do have a few successful shots, and here are some of them.

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Here's a Phillippine glossy starling (Aplonis panayensis) picking berries in a tree in front of my workplace.

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This is (probably) an Australasian pipit in a field. I call him "Skippy".

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A magpie robin (Copsychus saularis) perches on a parking sign on campus.

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This may not be a bird, but it's still a little flying creature. I found this butterfly in my yard today, resting on a branch. According to my friend Michelle, it is a Delia hyparete (Painted Jezebel).

1 comment:

Underhill said...

More.. !!!!